The Education Village Academy Trust (EVAT) is a five school multi-academy trust based in Darlington. Since its inception in 2006, thousands of children and young people have benefited from the personalised, inclusive provision which The Trust offers.
The Trust is seeking to recruit a creative, well-organised, resilient, hardworking and committed Finance Director with the ability, drive and determination to help make a positive difference in supporting children’s education, and to meet the varied and often complex needs of our unique organisation.
Working closely with the Chief Executive, Chief Operating Officer and Trustees of EVAT, you will play a crucial role in securing the long-term financial viability of the Trust, facilitating its strategy for improvement, and contributing to the successful implementation of future growth plans.
You will be a creative finance professional familiar with working on complex and wide-ranging projects and an ability to engage and motivate stakeholders at all levels. Providing leadership and management for the Trust’s financial services, you will have a proven track record of leading successful and innovative finance teams.
You will bring experience of strategic financial management and policy development, plus a good awareness of company and charity law and governance.