Finance, HR and Administrative Support Assistant

Stapleford Abbotts Primary School, Romford, Essex, RM4 1EJ

15 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    6 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2022

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NJC/LGPS Scale 4/5, Range Point 7 to 11, FTE £20,444 to £22,129 (April 2021 NJC) (depending on experience)

Finance, HR and Administrative Support Assistant job summary

Finance, HR and Administrative Support Assistant

Pay range: NJC/LGPS Scale 4/5, Range Point 7 to 11, FTE £20,444 to £22,129 (April 2021 NJC) (depending on experience) 

Hours/Week: 32.5 Hr/Wk, 44.9 Wk/Yr (Term time + 2 week) (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) with a unpaid 30 minute break 

Days: Monday to Friday 

Contract type: Permanent 

Start: Immediate when all Safer Recruitment checks are completed. 

Applications close: 6th June 2022 Midnight or once the suitable candidate is appointed 

Interviews: T.B.A or Interview may be pre the closing date as soon as suitable applications are received 

Are you an enthusiastic, fantastic Finance, HR and Administrative Support Assistant looking for your next challenge? Stapleford Abbotts Primary Academy, part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South and East of England, with 4 primary schools in Essex and overall 45 Primary, Secondary and Special Academies in the TKAT Family ( 

Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do, and we strive to inspire learners and change lives through great teaching, leadership and learning for all. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is enthusiastic, caring and an experienced Finance, HR and Administrative Assistant. This is a highly valued and responsible position under the professional direction of the Business Manager. 

The purpose of the role is to provide HR, administrative and financial support to the Business Manager. We believe that all children thrive in an environment in which they are happy, challenged and secure: secure in the knowledge they are safe and cared for; challenged to achieve their best; and happy in the knowledge they are each appreciated for their individuality and their achievements. 

We are looking to recruit an experienced, highly motivated Finance, HR and Administrative Assistant to join the Stapleford Abbotts team to ensure we can provide this environment. 

We are looking for 

An exemplary Finance, HR and Administrative Support Assistant, Inspired with passion and ambition, an energetic, creative and committed professional, 

An optimist with a can-do approach, 

To support the Business Manager in maintaining a balanced budget. 

To process Purchase Orders and supplier invoices for prompt payment. 

Check and balance supplier statements to ensure no invoices are left outstanding. 

To support the Business Manager in providing information requested by Trust (TKAT) and the LGB.. 

To support the Business Manager with year-end processes.

To support in the recruitment of new staff and HR process. . 

To support the maintenance of the schools Management Information System (MIS).

To provide administrative support in the school office. 

A flexible approach to their work and ability to work independently, 

Good record keeping skills, a good standard of written English, a good understanding of MS Office applications and or Google applications. 

A role model who sets high expectations and establishes productive working relationships with pupils and staff, Committed to achieving high standards. 

The school will offer you A comprehensive induction programme,

 A supportive and forward-thinking leadership team, 

Friendly and supportive environment, where everyone is committed to a work life balance, 

The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change, 

Trust resources and materials to help plan and deliver Finance & HR service, School-to-school support from fellow TKAT schools, 

Regular opportunities to meet and engage with fellow professionals from TKAT and beyond, 

Free 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Program to help maintain a healthy work/life balance,

On-site parking, TKAT Widerwallet discount program with a wealth of discounts 

We strongly encourage a visit to our school to be made prior to the application where possible. Contact details Miss Tracy Deane 01708 688207 to book a visit. Equal Opportunities Stapleford Abbotts Primary Academy is an equal opportunity employer. 

We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. 

Notes Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies. 

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. 

Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse:

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly. 

Access to interview: - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.

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About Stapleford Abbotts Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
143 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
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We are a small one form entry Primary Academy set on the borders of rural Essex served the community of Stapleford Abbotts since 1887. We also have a preschool on our site, so our children join us at three years old.

Our children are polite, respectful and have a high regard for being a part of a truly amazing little school.

The staff are dynamic, highly motivated, and committed to working as an exceptional team of professional teachers and support staff. The school’s morals and values are set in our vison of ‘Inspire - Believe - Achieve’. We offer a curriculum that educates and nurtures each child, enabling them to achieve high standards of academic attainment whilst also enabling them to become capable, caring and confident learners, ready to take their next step in the journey to adulthood.

Your child is important to us and they will be treated as individuals. Learning will be active and engaging, they will be motivated, stretched and challenged because we want them to achieve their very best. We want your child to be in a school that is a happy one and where everyone is valued for the unique qualities they bring to their learning journey here.

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