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The Pinnacle Learning Trust was established in 2017, to build upon the excellent work of the founding colleges and their shared belief that young people in Oldham and the local area should have access to excellent educational provision. Working within and beyond the Trust (via our Teaching School) the Trust aims to provide support and drive improvement in all phases of education. Currently comprising three academies, a primary, a secondary and a sixth form college, the Trust has aspirations to grow, through a carefully managed approach to growth.

The current opportunity arises due to the early retirement of the existing post holder. Trustees are looking to recruit an outstanding Chief Financial Officer to work closely with the Executive Principal in ensuring the Trust’s excellent financial position is maintained and enhanced, for the benefit of the young people in our care.

Chief Financial Officer

Full time, Permanent, to commence March 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

As a key member of the Trust Executive Team, the Chief Financial Officer will provide advice on strategic financial issues and be responsible for financial management of the academies in the Trust, in addition to having a number of additional Trust level responsibilities. The Chief Financial Officer will be responsible for the leadership and management of finance staff in the academies.

The Chief Financial Officer will contribute to strategy and policy development to support the Trust’s aims and objectives, will ensure the provision of management information for the College’s planning and monitoring systems, and will ensure the completion of key financial and statistical returns to external agencies. The Chief Financial Officer will also lead on Trust level work in respect of Estates, Health and Safety and Risk Management.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Chartered or Chartered Certified accountant, willing to continue with their professional development. Self-motivated, you will be expected to be a good team player, articulate, with great attention to detail and strong IT skills.

Salary: circa £65,000 per annum.

Closing Date for applications: 12 noon Friday 29th November 2019

Provisional Interview Date: Monday 9th December 2019

For an informal discussion about the role or to pay an informal visit, the current post-holder, Bev Beaumont, can be contacted on 0161 287 8000.

To apply please complete the Application Form, Equality Assurance Monitoring Form & attach a Supporting Statement and send it to before the closing date. All forms can be found on our website:

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Oldham Sixth Form College is a large and diverse sixth form college in the North West specialising in Advanced level courses.  We have an excellent reputation for academic and vocational achievement, comprehensive pastoral care and extensive enrichment. Join us and you will become part of a high quality, forward thinking educational establishment committed to meeting the needs of the community it serves. We are a diverse and vibrant College and proud of the year on year successes and achievements of our students and staff.   In 2018, as in previous years, OSFC’s outcomes are the strongest of all Oldham post-16 providers.

In 2016-17, Oldham Sixth Form College was graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted, receiving a glowing report and is currently self-assessing as ‘Outstanding’.  In addition, the outstanding achievement and progression rates of all our students led to OSFC receiving the Social Mobility Award at the Educate North Awards in April 2017.   The college was awarded Teaching School status in recognition of its impressive track record in developing teachers and sharing best practice.  The Teaching School provides staff with a range of professional development opportunities beyond their main role in college, including designation as Specialist Leaders of Education, delivery of school to school support, CPD and support for trainee teachers.  OSFC was a founding partner in the thriving The Pinnacle Learning Trust.

Tutor for Health and Social Care

Job Description:

Full time, to commence 6th January 2020, permanent. We are willing to postpone the start date until Easter for the right candidate.

We are seeking to appoint a qualified teacher with excellent subject knowledge and a proven track record of success to teach Health and Social Care. This post is suitable both for experienced teachers or newly qualified teachers.


Salary for the above post is points 1-9 on the Sixth Form College teaching pay spine currently £24,098-£39,329 per annum

Important dates:

Advert Closing Date: 12 noon Monday 25th November 2019

Provisional Interview Date: w/c 2nd December 2019


To apply please complete the Application Form, Equality Assurance Monitoring Form & attach a supporting statement and send it to before the closing date.   Job Description   Application form   Application for Employment

Additional Reasons to Join Us:

  • Excellent opportunities for CPD and career development
  • Automatic enrolment into a Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme available
  • Various health and wellbeing benefits (including on site gym membership)

Commitment to Safeguarding

As part of our safeguarding commitment and promoting the welfare of children any offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory DBS checks as part of the pre-employment procedures on all potential new employees. Oldham Sixth Form College is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and ethnic minorities.

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