Finance/ Administration Officer

Littleover Community School, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 4BZ

Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    2 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,695 - £23,484

Pay scale

Grade E

Finance/ Administration Officer job summary

Thank you for your recent enquiry regarding the above position. I would like to clarify that the advertised salary: Grade E SCP 10-14 £21,695 to £23,484 is for full-time and therefore the salary for the hours advertised, will be a proportion (pro-rata), of this. 

We are seeking to appoint a reliable and enthusiastic individual, able to use their own initiative but also able to work well as part of a team. Please note, GCSE Grade A*-C in English and Mathematics or equivalent, is an essential requirement for this role Duties will include: 

• Operating the LA & School finance systems to purchase goods and services – electronic and manually. 

• Assist with the maintenance of the School Inventories. 

• Support the school’s online payments portal – Parent Pay. 

• Organise and allocate school lockers. 

• Dealing with suppliers, customers, staff and Governors by telephone and face to face resolving enquiries. 

• Assisting the School Operations Manager and School Bursar with financial and clerical duties, as directed (see Job Description). 

• Working to ensure Safeguarding, UK GDPR, LCS Confidentiality and Financial Regulations are upheld. 

• Providing clerical support using Microsoft applications such as Word and Excel as necessary. 

The person appointed to this position will need to be flexible, well organised, professional and have the ability to communicate with staff and students at all levels. They should be numerate with excellent IT skills and the ability to adapt to new systems. Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more details. 

Completed application forms, with supporting letter explaining why you feel you have the qualifications, experience and personal qualities required for this post, should be returned by email to: 

Closing date for applications : Sunday 2nd October 2022 

Interview date to be confirmed Information and application forms are available from the school website: 

Please note, school will only contact successful candidates. 

Littleover Community School is a diverse and highly successful comprehensive school, with consistently outstanding levels of attainment and progress across the curriculum. 

We are proud of our academic record, and of the pastoral care which maintains a feeling of community in a large and expanding school. 

Littleover Community School welcomes enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. The school actively promotes equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates, including those with criminal records. 

As an organisation assessing applicants’ suitability for positions which are included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order using criminal record checks processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Littleover Community School complies fully with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes to treat all applicants for positions fairly. 

Littleover Community School undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a criminal record check on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed and can only ask an individual to provide details of convictions and cautions that they are legally entitled to know about. 

Where a DBS certificate at either standard or enhanced level can legally be requested (where the position is one that is included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 as amended) and where appropriate Police Act Regulations (as amended), Littleover Community School can only ask an individual about convictions and cautions that are not protected. Littleover Community School selects all candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. Copies of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy, along with other school policies, are available on our website at: 

We would advise anyone applying for a position at LCS to read the above documents, along with the following Keeping Children Safe in Education document:

Using the application form

Information and application forms are available from the school website:

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Littleover Community School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1824 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01332 513219

Littleover Community School is a Derby City Council, 11-18 co-educational, comprehensive school. Our school is situated four miles to the south west of the centre of Derby, in pleasant, spacious grounds and has a proud academic and pastoral record. Many teachers, after thriving here and developing their skills, go on to posts of responsibility here or elsewhere. Others, happy to work in a school which values effective classroom teaching above all else, stay here and contribute hugely over the years.

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