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FINANCE OFFICER

Required February 2019

We are seeking to appoint a full-time Finance Officer to work in the Bursar’s Office.The Finance Officer will be a key member of school support staff and will liaise regularly with the Bursar and other members of the Senior Leadership Team.
The successful candidate will be fully committed to working in a front line role and providing excellent customer service to support the School; will relish working in a fast-paced environment and will have a proven ability to see tasks through to completion.

The ability to remain calm under pressure is important, together with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and not be phased when unexpected tasks land in your inbox or on your desk.

Experience of payroll and financial systems and controls is essential. Experience of school finance is desirable – alternatively the willingness to learn and the ability to apply finance experience gained in another sector is essential. The ability to communicate effectively and confidently is also vital to the post, as is the ability to use IT.

The role is a permanent, full-time position (not term time only) with 4 weeks holiday. The successful candidate will work 37.5 hours per week, 5 days a week. The position has been evaluated at SCP 35 on the Support Staff salary scale, which equates to a salary of approximately £31,401 per annum.

A Job description may be downloaded at the bottom of this page along with an application form. The deadline to apply is Thursday 17th January 2019 and interviews will take place the following week. All applications to be made on an official school application form and submitted to Julie Bradley, Headmaster’s PA, marked Private & Confidential.

FINANCE ASSISTANT

Required February 2019

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Finance Assistant to work in the Bursar’s Office. The Finance Assistant will be a key member of school support staff and will liaise regularly with the Finance Officer and Bursar.

Experience of school finance is desirable – alternatively the willingness to learn and the ability to apply finance experience gained in another sector is essential. The ability to communicate effectively and confidently is also vital to the post, as is the ability to use IT.

The role is a permanent, part-time position (not term time only) with 4 weeks holiday. The successful candidate will work 16 hours over two days per week. The position has been evaluated at SCP 33 on the Support Staff salary scale, which equates to a salary of £11,503 per annum (FTE £29,909).

A Job description may be downloaded at the bottom of this page along with an application form. The deadline to apply is Thursday 17th January 2019 and interviews will take place the following week. All applications to be made on an official school application form and submitted to Julie Bradley, Headmaster’s PA, marked Private & Confidential.

Joining our school community

Thank you for your interest in joining the team at Saint Nicholas School. The school is situated in attractive grounds in a delightful rural setting; there is a friendly, supportive atmosphere in the school and working conditions and facilities are excellent.

You will be joining a friendly, hard working school with a clear commitment to high achievement for all its pupils. Classes have a maximum of twenty pupils.

We can offer you:

  • a successful academic environment
  • well-motivated pupils
  • small class sizes
  • modern and plentiful resources
  • pleasant and spacious buildings
  • a variety of staff opportunities
  • continuation of TPA pension
  • wide-ranging access to training
  • provision for NQTs
  • generous non-contact time – 25% PPA
  • up to 50% fee reduction for children of staff
  • free lunch.

We respect the hard work and commitment demonstrated by everyone at Saint Nicholas School and we are proud of the caring and mutually supportive atmosphere.

Saint Nicholas School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and other vulnerable groups and expects all staff, parents and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff and volunteers, where appropriate, will be required to complete our safer recruitment checks including qualifications; references; enhanced DBS and barred list; proof of identity; right to work in the UK; overseas, EEA and prohibition checks. New employees will be required to submit a Staff Self Declaration form (referring to disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 as amended in 2018).

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