The Forge Trust is a primary school led, multi-academy trust which was founded in September 2016

Finance Opportunity

We are seeking a dedicated and highly motivated Finance Officer to join our team.  This full time (37 hours) post (salary dependent on experience -£20,493-£27,041) offers candidates the opportunity to work as part of our central team supporting sound financial management at both trust and academy level



Finance Officer

Full Time (37 hours) Grade 5 Post

Finance Vacancy: We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Finance Officer to join our team

Do you:

  • Strive for Excellence?
  • Have a wealth of experience in terms of managing finance that is aimed at achieving the best possible outcomes for children?
  • Have a strong work ethic?
  • Partake in rigorous training and value feedback?
  • Respond positively to parents?
  • Adhere to the staff ‘Code of Conduct’?
  • Always put the needs of children first!

If the answer is ‘Yes’ to most of the above then we would love to hear from you!

The Forge Trust is an expanding Multi-Academy Trust that specialises in raising the achievement of children who predominantly live in working-class areas of the East Midlands. Our mission is to become the best performing Primary Multi-Academy Trust in the country.

We can offer:

  • Support and tailored CPD opportunities in line with your ambition;
  • A warm and welcoming, forward thinking trust;
  • A Multi-Academy Trust that focuses on the most important aspects of children’s education
  • Excellent facilities
  • A collaborative learning community where all schools in the trust work together with the aim to give children ‘the best deal possible’.

Please send your application to

Closing date for applications is 9th April 2021

Shortlisting will take place W/C 12th April 2021

Interviews will be held remotely: W/C 12 April 2021

The vision of the trust is:

Challenging educational orthodoxies so that every child makes good progress in core subjects;

all teachers are committed to personal improvement and fulfil their responsibilities;

all children receive a broad and balance curriculum;

all academies strive to be outstanding.

We believe in The Forge Trust MottoLabor Omnia Vincit.’

Candidates must note that we are committed to safer recruitment and they must be able to provide proof of identity on the day of interview. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to appointment.



The Forge Multi Academy Trust

The Sir Donald Bailey Academy
Bailey Road
NG24 4EP

Telephone: 01636 680142

Principal: Mr Lee Hessey
Vice Principal: Mr Jamie MacIntyre