Finance Business Partner

Required to start January 2021


Hours: Between 21.9 and 25.55 hours per week – All Year Round (0.6 – 0.7fte)

Salary: Grade 5 (FTE £35,745 – £43,857)



Are you passionate about delivering and supporting a high quality Finance service and enjoy making a difference in being part of an effective team?


Summit Learning Trust is currently embarking on fully centralising its Finance function to take effect from 1 January 2021.  We have a great opportunity to recruit a part time Finance Business Partner to join our new team.  Whilst you’ll join the central trust team, you will be allocated to support the Sixth Form College, Solihull. 


Your main role will be to provide strategic leadership and management for finance within the Sixth Form College, contribution to strategic planning and decision making.


The successful candidate will hold a business management or professional accountancy qualification and ideally be educated to degree level or equivalent.  You will also have experience or knowledge of education finance and experience of leading on budget management.  Additotionally it will be key that you have a flexible approach and have the ability to travel between sites.


Summit Learning Trust is a group of seven schools and one 6th Form College, in Birmingham and Solihull.  Staff work within a friendly, supportive working atmosphere and many staff are long serving.  The Trust offers free parking, an on-site restaurant and opportunities for continuing professional development.


About the Trust


Why work for us?

  • The Trust offers:
  • A strong focus on staff care and wellbeing
  • High quality training and support in and across academies
  • A clear career pathway
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount schemes



Closing date for applications is on Tuesday 1 December 2020 at midday.  Interviews scheduled to take place week commencing 7 December 2020.


For an application form and further details, please use the links below


Completed application forms should be submitted to


We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.


The Summit Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.   All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, including a Children’s barred list check.