This job expired on 26 April 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 April 2023 at 4:53pm

  • Date listed

    23 February 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 15 month apprenticeship

Full-time equivalent salary

£10,187 per annum, rising to £20,258 on successful completion of probation

What skills and experience we're looking for

Sapientia Education Trust is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Finance Apprentice to join our busy Finance department. This is an exciting opportunity to gain valuable experience whilst also studying. The successful candidate will be interested in pursuing a career in Finance and being part of our growing team.

The professional competencies expected of a Finance Apprentice are:

  • Be interested in developing a career in Finance and undertake the AAT Assistant Accountant Diploma (Level 3);
  • Be a flexible and enthusiastic team player;
  • Be adaptable and resilient in managing and executing their daily responsibilities;
  • Have good communication skills in person and in writing to respond to staff, students and outside agencies;
  • Be organised and able to manage, plan and complete daily and weekly tasks in a busy office environment;
  • Be familiar with the use of, or prepared to learn how to use, a variety of ICT Systems; and

  • Be able to maintain confidentiality and committed to providing the best possible service to the staff, governors, students and parents.

The qualifications and previous experience required for a Finance Apprentice:

  • Five GCSE’s (grade 9-4 / A*-C) including Maths and English.
  • A-levels in Maths, Business, Accountancy or Economics would be desirable.
  • The post-holder must be prepared to work towards an AAT Assistant Accountant Diploma (Level 3).

What the school offers its staff

This is a 15-month developmental role that includes course fees, paid study leave and the opportunity to apply your learning in your day to day work. The post-holder will be expected to complete the AAT Assistant Accountant Diploma (Level 3) administered and delivered by First Intuition.

SET staff enjoy a number of non-contractual benefits, including free refreshments, midday meals during term-time, access to discounts through the Trust’s benefits package, free on-site parking and professional membership fees paid.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education September 2022, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About Sapientia Education Trust

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Wymondham College has over 400 staff dedicated to supporting World Class education. The College currently is one of the top State Schools in the Country and is recognised as one of the highest performing State Schools in the East of England, this is backed up by its most recent Ofsted review which rated the College as outstanding in both Education and Boarding inspections.

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