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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,444.00 - £21,363.00 Annually (Actual) The above pro-rata salary is based on full-time equivalent salary of £27,885 - £29,139 Grade 4 [spine point 7-10]

Finance Assistant (Maternity Cover) job summary

Do you have the highest expectations for every member of the school community and believe in transformational education for all, irrespective of starting points and background?

Are you able to win hearts and minds with your inspirational vision for school improvement, underpinned by the school’s inclusive Christian ethos and values, Love, Hope and Trust?

Are you passionate about high-quality teaching and learning and a life changing quality of education?

Do you have the experience, skills, insights and determination to lead this ambitious school from Good to Outstanding alongside a values driven Principal and Senior Leadership Team?

If you can answer yes to these four questions, we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for a values driven, motivated professional with an interest in developing their Finance skills, to join our transformational school, for a period of up to year Maternity Cover. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in finance and or the education sector. The successful applicant will report directly to the Finance Manager, and work closely with colleagues across the wider school community and its stakeholders.

The candidate will have experience of working as part of a finance team, with experience of using PS Financial being highly advantageous. The successful candidate will be highly organised, process driven, and be able to provide finance administrative support in a number of key areas, including purchase ordering, invoicing and procurement.  Candidates with previous working experience in an educational setting are strongly encouraged to apply, however candidates with the equivalent experience gained in the commercial sector will also be considered.

The successful candidate will be committed to our school values of Love, Hope and Trust, and understand the importance that this role, along with the wider community play in supporting the journey of transformation for our students and the Academy. We offer exceptional CPD and support along with a Local Government Pension Scheme, Health Care cash-back scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.

St Mark's were inspected by Ofsted in March 2023. The Academy performed exceptionally well in all areas, with particular reference made to expert curriculum design; transformational teaching and learning underpinned by the highest expectations; the extra-curricular offer and staff and pupil wellbeing.

The report states, “there isenough evidence of improved performance to suggest that the school could be judged outstanding if we were to carry out a graded (section 5) inspection now.”

There could not be a more exciting time to join the St Mark's family. Outcomes at the Academy at Key Stage 4 are in the top 9% of all schools nationally with a Progress 8 score of +0.66 in 2023. At Key Stage 5, an impressive 60% of all A Levels were awarded A*-B grades with 30% of students securing a place at a Russell Group University.

This could not be a more exciting time to join the St Mark's family. Outcomes at the Academy at both Key Stage 4 and 5 are in the top 10% of all schools nationally. In 2022 an impressive 58% of all A Levels were awarded A*-B grades and the Progress 8 Score was +0.59-ALPS Grade 2.

St Mark’s Church of England Academy is part of Anthem Schools Trust, a multi-academy trust serving over 8,000 children and young people in 16 schools across the East Midlands, London and the Thames Valley.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 [Exceptions] Order 1975.

Anthem will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.

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 St Mark's Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
823 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St Mark’s Church of England Academy is a 11-18 Academy based in the South London borough of Merton. The Academy is rapidly improving as demonstrated by its rapid increase in GCSE headline figures. The Academy is a community founded on our key values of Trust, Hope and Love and these values permeate our school community.

The Academy is located on the outskirts of London and is well served by Mitcham Eastfields train station which runs regular services towards Central London and Sutton and Wimbledon.

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