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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575.00 - £22,369.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Grade C, SCP 5 to 7,

[231011BR1] Finance Assistant job summary

Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to join the Trust as soon as possible.

Post: Finance Assistant

Location: Plymouth Based (Remote working at present, with hybrid   working under review)

FTE Salary Range: NJC Grade C,  SCP 5 to 7, £21,575 - £22,369 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent, full time and part time considered.

Contract Hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week; Monday to Friday. For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, job share, compressed hours, staggered hours or working from home.  Please wait until the job offer stage before asking us about flexibility, and we will explore what’s possible for the role.

About the Role:  

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to join the Trust.

About the successful candidate

The Finance Assistant is a member of the Shared Services Centre, responsible for the efficient and effective processing of day-to-day financial transactions and related transactions across multiple business areas including all schools and central department to a high standard.  

The role will report into the Finance Shared Service Manager and will encompass daily processing of purchase and sales transactions, regular review and reconciliation of open items on the ledgers and addressing any queries and issues. The post-holder will interact with many different stakeholders including third party suppliers, customers, academy staff, the Trust’s Executive team and Trustees.  

About the Trust

Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education.   We operate 15 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.   We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.

Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them.   We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.  

Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.

Next Steps

If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at recruitment@reachsouth.org.

Closing date: for applications is 3 December 2023

Interview Date:   Interviews are provisionally booked for the week commencing 11 December 2023

To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.

We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.

Opportunities and Benefits  

We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.  

We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.  

Please note that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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