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  • Start date details

    Starting as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    30 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full (37 hours per week) or Part Time, All Year Round

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC6 – NJC10 (£23,892 - £25,544 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Please see the attached job description for further details.

What the school offers its staff

SAT is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 18000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.

We currently have 17 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.

Mission - Our Mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people.

Vision - Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, providing an outstanding education for local children.

Please visit our website to find out more: www.spencertrust.org.uk

Further details about the role

Do you want to become part of a highly successful Multi Academy Trust where our mission is to provide high quality education and deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people?

Are you a team player? Can you work collaboratively and build positive relationships with colleagues at all levels?

If so then we definitely need to hear from you!

Due to the successful and ongoing growth of our Trust we are seeking to appoint a dedicated, reliable and enthusiastic Finance Assistant to complement our existing central team.

The successful candidate will work in conjunction with the wider finance team, and be an integral part of our processing team, and work to ensure accurate financial records are maintained, in line with current legislation and Trust policies.

As part of an excellent team you will be given extensive support to develop to your full potential both in this role and beyond.

To apply please email your CV and covering letter directly to Elle Turner, Trust HR Advisor, at eturner@spencertrust.org.uk . Your submission should set out, in brief, the skills and relevant experience you have to meet the demands of the position of Finance Assistant.

Please also include the names, addresses, phone numbers and email contact details of two professional referees who must be your current and previous employers.

Upon shortlisting for interviews, you will be asked to complete an application form for this position. In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview, unless specifically requested not to at this stage.

Closing date for applications: Noon on Friday 17 May 2024

Interviews will take place on the week of 20 May 2024

Early application is strongly encouraged as we reserve the right to interview and close the advert ahead of the closing date.

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children and young people. Therefore, we expect everyone to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre- employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and the completion of Level 2 Safeguarding training. It is an offence to apply for the role if an applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children (where the role involves this type of regulated activity).

The Trust and its member academies are committed to promoting equality and diversity in both employment and education provision. We aim to ensure that students, parents, governors, employees, contractors, partners, clients and other stakeholders within the Trust community are treated fairly, and with dignity and respect regardless of Protected Characteristics.

Spencer Academies Trust is a Disability Confident Committed Employer

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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