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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£25,545 - £26,421

Pay scale

SCP 10-12

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Experience of working in a school environment
  • Previous experience within a financial environment
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality
  • Working knowledge of standard computer packages (word processing, email and spreadsheets)
  • Knowledge of computerised financial management systems
  • Efficient and effective organisational skills
  • Ability to relate to students in a pleasant the sympathetic manner and to recognise potential child safeguarding issues
  • Understanding of Academy child safeguarding procedures


What the school offers its staff

Northern Education Trust offers:

  • The opportunity to work and progress across the family of schools, should you wish in the future;
  • The chance to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps structure taking on a whole school leadership project;
  • The support and expertise of Director of Subjects.
  • A full and detailed programme of support and development for all;
  • A further comprehensive programme of professional development, including leadership, provided through the NET Staff College.

Employee benefits

  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced car leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

Further details about the role

Post:Business Services Assistant

Contract Type:Permanent

Salary:SCP 10 - 12 (FTE salary £25,545.00 - £26,421.00)

Salary amounts quoted are from the 1 September to 31 August and therefore if you commence employment part way through the academic year they are subject to an equated salary adjustment

Working Type:Full Time, 52 Weeks

Base:Walbottle Academy, Hexham Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 9TP

Please note: the post holder will be engaging in regulated activity, working mainly or wholly with children. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Northern Education Trust (NET) is a charitable education Trust with a good track record for school improvement. The Trust sponsors 26 academies; 14 secondary and 12 primaries across the North of England in twelve Local Authority regions.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and reliable individual to join our Business Services team. The successful candidate will have first-rate organisational and ICT skills as well as excellent administrative and communication skills, as well as being eager to learn, with a 'can-do' attitude; dedication and willingness to work hard.

As a Business Services Assistant, you will provide administrative support for operational aspects of the academy. This role provides you with an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the areas of HR, Finance, Administration and Premises Management. The role will be varied and you will gain practical experience providing you with a solid understanding of school business management enhancing your skills and experience for further career development.

As the largest academy within Northern Education Trust, staff at Walbottle Academy describe it as a sleeping giant. Despite having only joined Northern Education Trust in 2020, Walbottle Academy has seen rapid school improvement throughout. The huge impact of the Trust on the academy has resulted in systematic changes, structural alterations and enhanced leadership that has all worked together to drive phenomenal positive changes for both students and staff. Through the sharing of the Trust’s vision and values, Walbottle Academy’s students and staff have been united through a consistent, outcomes focused approach to teaching and learning that has helped progression to continue.

Northern Education Trust offers:

  • The opportunity to work and progress across the family of schools, should you wish in the future;
  • The chance to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps structure taking on a whole school leadership project;
  • The support and expertise of Director of Subjects.
  • A full and detailed programme of support and development for all;
  • A further comprehensive programme of professional development, including leadership, provided through the NET Staff College.

Employee benefits

  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced car leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.

For more information, please contact Sophie Martin, Business Manager, at s.martin@northerneducationtrust.org

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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About Walbottle Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1630 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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