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The best for everyone, the best from everyone.

Our family of schools places young people, families and communities at the heart of everything we do. We are a true community with shared responsibility and common core values which create a culture of collaboration, opportunity, respect and innovation. We inspire excellence and believe in nurturing the abilities of all within our schools and communities. We empower our young people to build purposeful lives and have the courage and confidence to make a positive contribution to society. Through excellence in education all of our young people will have a bright future.
As a multi-academy trust with a number of schools we can offer career and personal development to support your aspirations.
Details of the current vacancies we have in our schools are below, please see the application details relating to the post you are interested in.

Vacancies across the Bright Futures Educational Trust can be found here.


Current vacancies:

There are no vacancies for offer at athe moment

Finance Manager

Closing date Wednesday 8th April 2020

Salary. NJC pay scales point 41 -43.  Starting salary £43,662 reaching £45,591 per annum.

Holidays. 25 paid holidays per annum, plus 8 paid public holidays, rising to 30 days after 5 year’s continuous service.

Pension Scheme. You are eligible to participate in the Local Government Pension Scheme.

Place of work: Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Cavendish Rd, Bowdon, Altrincham WA14 2NL

Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is a partnership of schools based in the North West. The Trust’s vision is the best for everyone, the best from everyone. Our values of community, passion and integrity are at the heart of everything we do. There are currently seven schools within the Trust. BFET is committed to providing all staff with the training and support they need to be the best in their profession. Benefits include: working cross trust, knowledge exchange between our schools and finance professionals and the opportunity to work with some of the most inspiring colleagues in their profession.

We are looking for an experienced accountant to lead our Altrincham Grammar School for Girls’ finance team.  Applicants can be qualified by professional qualification or by experience.  This team forms part of the wider finance team of Bright Futures Educational Trust. 

The role will provide effective finance support to Altrincham Grammar School for Girls which includes the school, the Alliance for Learning, the SCITT and the Maths Hub. In addition, the role may be required to participate in Trust wide activities such as managing projects, for example, the implementation of new systems.

In addition, as part of the senior management team of the school the role holder will contribute to the overall organisation, management and direction of the school and have regular contact with staff in school and the wider trust.

Do you have the experience and excellent interpersonal skills?

How to apply

A full information pack containing further information on Bright Futures Educational Trust, Altrincham Grammar School for Girls and the role of Finance Manager at this academy is available on our website:  If having read the information and you want to apply, please: complete the application form (we cannot accept CVs) and the criminal disclosure form, along with a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4 please).

Email the application form, criminal disclosure form and letter to 

Closing Date for receipt of applications: Wednesday 8th April 2020

Selection process: we expect this to be on 17th April 2020

BFET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to Apply

Complete the application form (we cannot accept CVs) and the criminal disclosure form, along with a covering letter (no more than two sides of A4 please).