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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,119.00 - £31,364.00 Annually (FTE) £25,119 - £31,364 FTE Equivalent salary. Pro rata for hours and weeks worked

Finance and Administration Manager job summary

St Mary’s C of E Primary is a Multi-faith, multi-cultural, OFSTED rated good school located in Handsworth, Birmingham. As a church school our core Christian values are at the heart of everything that we do. In keeping with our chosen scripture Jeremiah 29:11.

Due to the retirement of our long standing, hardworking and highly skilled office manager we are looking to recruit a Finance/Administration Manager ASAP. The new member of staff will be welcomed into the role by a supportive, highly efficient team.

You will be responsible for overseeing the daily administration of the school office. You will also be responsible for all administrative and organisational processes within the school. In addition, there will be financial support, maintaining confidentiality at all times. You will assist with the planning and development of support services, in conjunction with the School Business Manager and Senior Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working in school office.
  • Have experience of a wide range of administrative systems.
  • Have experience of Microsoft systems.
  • Experience of using database applications.
  • Work in partnership with senior leaders.
  • Have exceptional communication and organisational skills
  • Have knowledge of school based MIS systems such as SIMS
  • Have knowledge of finance procedures and raising orders/ inputting of supplier invoices
  • Be proactive in accessing update training, reading, policy etc
  • Be friendly, flexible, professional and hardworking
  • Experience of safer recruitment procedures

We can offer you:

  • Happy, enthusiastic and well-behaved children who are proud of their school and eager to learn
  • Opportunities for further professional development
  • A supportive working environment that promotes teamwork within the staff
  • A friendly office and wider school team

If interested, please download an application form (do not complete teacher specific questions), person specification and job description from the school website.

Fioretti Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant safer recruitment checks. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from under-represented groups. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage & civil partnerships.

Online checks: Please note that as part of the process we will carry out an online search for shortlisted candidates using information provided in your application form as part of our safer recruitment practices. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we may wish to explore with you at interview.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Informal visits to the school are most welcomed. Please call the school office or email s.volante@stmryb20.bham.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 21 May at midday.

Interviews: Thursday 23 May 2024.

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)
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 St Marys C of E Primary and Nursery, Academy, Handsworth

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
421 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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