Chief Finance Officer – Emmaus Catholic Academy Trust

Location: Salford, Greater Manchester

Salary: Competitive

Job Start Date: To be agreed

Job Term: Permanent

Closing Date: 14 June 2021

Job Description


Emmaus Catholic Academy Trust (ECAT) is a multi-academy trust of 3 schools within the Diocese of Salford, Greater Manchester.

The key strength of all our schools is that they are all distinctive and rooted within their parish communities. We intend to maintain the distinctive nature of each of the schools whilst sharing recognised good practice to build and establish a trust of excellence.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and innovative Chief Finance Officer to join us in our next phase of development. The post-holder will report to and be line managed by the newly appointed Catholic Senior Executive Leader (CSEL).

The Chief Finance Officer will have the responsibility for strategic oversight of finance function across the trust and will ensure a high quality, effective and proactive service provision. It is essential that the successful candidate is a highly motivated, inspirational and a respected leader with an outstanding track record in financial management.

As the most senior member of support staff, you will operationally lead and manage the areas of finance, catering, lettings, IT premises, HR, and administration. This post includes line management responsibility for a significant number of people and the post holder will be a member of the Trust’s Senior Leadership Team.

To learn more about this unique opportunity and Emmaus, please visit:

For an informal and confidential conversation, or for details on how to apply, please contact Laura McGunigle at Satis Education on 07931384683 or

  • The closing date for applications is Monday 14th June 2021 at 9.00am
  • Interviews are scheduled for w/c 21st June 2021.

    Emmaus Catholic Academy Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people. An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.