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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    16 October 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    29 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, all year round

Contract type


Pay scale

C1 £24,496-£26,8453

What skills and experience we're looking for

To contribute to creating and maintaining an effective financial administrative support service.

The post-holder will be deployed at Leeds West Academy, but may be required to work at other academies within The White Rose Academies Trust as directed by the Trust Finance Manager. The post-holder will have the opportunity to undertake formal recognised training such as AAT, CIMA, ACCA or CIPFA.


  • Raise and process purchase orders on behalf of the Trust by processing internal requisitions.
  • Match invoices to appropriate purchase orders, code non purchase order invoices and obtain budget holder authorisations for payment and input these into the accounting system (PSF).
  • Input weekly/monthly journals.
  • Contact new/existing suppliers to ensure purchase ledger records are up to date and accurate.
  • Process invoices ready for payment, including coding and obtaining budget holder authorisations in accordance with White Rose Academies Trust finance procedures.
  • Deal with payment enquiries from suppliers and check supplier statements ensuring invoices are paid on time.
  • Scan invoices for input into the PSF purchase ledger.
  • To review, the monthly aged debtor, aged creditor and outstanding commitment reports. Take action, as appropriate regarding any outstanding queries.
  • Prepare budget reports and issue these to budget holders.
  • Attend budget holder review meetings.
  • Manage and action budget holder queries and refer outstanding queries to the Finance Manager/Business Manager.
  • Ensure any income generated is properly recorded and deposited in the safe in accordance with Trust regulations.
  • To complete and process sales invoices.
  • To purchase goods/services via the Trust credit card where applicable ensuring the White Rose Academies Trust procurement policies are fully adhered to.
  • Undertake the administration of financial systems such as uniform sales, academy meal takings and collection of trip monies using the SQUID system.
  • Arrange travel tickets, hotel reservations and transport, including educational trips and activities.

What the school offers its staff

Leeds West Academy is a school with a remarkable sense of community and a strong and safe culture, a place where staff and students can thrive.We were judged as ‘Good’ by Ofsted in May 2019 because teaching is strong, the support we provide for our students and staff is unrivalled and because our results have improved year-on-year since 2016. In 2022, our students secured the best results in the school’s history. In short, there is no better time to join Leeds West Academy, as a colleague, a leader or as a student.

Leeds West Academy is a fabulous place to work. We are a caring and supportive community, as part of White Rose Academies Trust. We benefit from exceptional CPD. A broad, varied and highly bespoke package is well-established, driven by the latest in educational research focused on the development of all professionals in the organisation at each career stage.

Our academy predominantly serves the community of Bramley in Leeds. We are oversubscribed and popular within our community. More families are choosing Leeds West Academy as first-choice for their children than ever before.

Our students are amazing; they are generally respectful young people who embrace diversity and have a strong sense of fairness.

We benefit from world-class facilities, and are accommodated in a £30 million building, which opened in late 2011, and have recently completed a £5 million expansion adding additional specialist and general teaching spaces as well as a larger canteen.Staff and students at the academy benefit from a bright, modern, heavily resourced learning environment, which is highly flexible to meet the needs of the 21st century learner.

Commitment to safeguarding

White Rose Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all staff and volunteers to share the commitment. Appointments will be subject to Safer Recruitment Procedures and an enhanced DBS check.
Please note this role will involve contact with children and you will be engaging in regulated activity. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Leeds West Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1407 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

This is an extremely exciting time to be joining Leeds City Academy, one of the most rapidly improving schools within the Leeds area and county of West Yorkshire. We are an 11-16 academy and one of four schools within White Rose Academies Trust, a trust recognised nationally for its ground-breaking and transformational impact on the lives of the young people it serves. The academy had a Section 5 Inspection in May 2019 achieving an overall Good judgement with Leadership and Management judged as Outstanding.
Our highly motivated and talented students are at the very centre of everything we do and the shared mission of all our stakeholders is to work ‘In Partnership’ in securing the aspirations and ambitions of every one of our young people. Our academy is a unique and truly inspirational place to work, enhanced by our wonderful students who come from a diverse range of cultures, heritage and experiences; a significant proportion of students speak English as an additional language.
Our CPD training programme is highly respected by staff at the academy and is further enhanced by the various opportunities for professional development in all sectors.
Please apply if you wish to work for a Multi Academy Trust which values and supports the next move in your career. Come and join us on our journey to becoming World Class.

Arranging a visit to Leeds West Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@whiteroseacademies.org.

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