The Enquire Learning Trust are seeking to appoint a strong and enthusiastic Finance Assistant to join the central finance team and work within the central trust team in Wakefield. The Trust are a growing provider of primary education across the North of England, currently consisting of 29 primary academies. We are committed to providing each child in our academies with an excellent educational experience for future success. 

This is a new and developing role within the Enquire Learning Trust and an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to develop with the position within the Trust.  This is a key role in the finance team where you will play a pivotal role in the administration of the central finance function. It is essential that the postholder has significant experience in maintaining a computerised finance system to a high standard.  The successful candidate will be AAT qualified and will be able to demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative and to work to a high degree of accuracy throughout. 

The role will be full time and permanent, the salary on offer will range between SCP 13 – 17 (£22,021 - £23,836) dependant on experience.  The trust offers a generous annual support package and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The Enquire Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As this post is classified as having access to children or vulnerable adults the successful applicant will have to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

If you would like to explore your suitability for this role further, or have any questions, please contact Jodie Younger, Director of Finance via the details published on the vacancies section of the Trust's website (  The closing date for this position is the 23rdSeptember 2019.  However, if we receive a high level of quality applications at an early stage, we reserve the right to close this position early.