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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32,076.00 - £33,945.00 Annually (Actual) Actual salary £17,667 - £18,960 per annum) plus pending salary review, dependent on experience

Finance Manager job summary

Finance Manager Vacancy

Pickwick Academy Trust would like to recruit a permanent, part-time Finance Manager based at Winterslow C of E Primary School

Required to start: September 2024

Hours required: 22 hours per week, to be worked between 8.30am – 4.30pm Monday to Friday, (exact days and hours to be mutually agreed)

42 weeks per annum (term time plus TD days and 3 weeks in the school holidays).

Potential for future increase in hours due to Trust growth

Salary Point I18 – 20, £32,076 - £33,945 pro rata, per annum (actual salary £17,667 - £18,960 per annum) plus pending salary review, dependent on experience.

Pickwick Academy Trust consists of fifteen community and church primary schools across Wiltshire and Dorset, organised into three geographically proximate hubs. The schools in the Trust are committed to working together to provide the best schools and outcomes for their children.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our fantastic team who is motivated to support the trust to achieve the best education for all of our pupils. The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of a professional and effective financial management service to their schools with the overall objective of achieving value for money and securing financial stability, in accordance with procedures in the Pickwick Academy Trust Financial Procedures Manual.

Job purpose:

To work with the Head of Finance, Finance Manager – Hub Lead and Head Teacher to implement the Trust vision and strategic direction for finance and funding so that it is understood and acted upon by all stakeholders.

To provide a range of high-quality financial services to the Head Teacher to support the effective management and monitoring of the school’s financial position so that the school can run smoothly and efficiently in the delivery of its core aims.

The Finance Manager will support the Finance Manager - Hub Lead, and where appropriate lead in financial accounting alongside the preparation and monitoring of budgets and end of year processes on behalf of their schools. They will ensure that all work is completed to the high standard expected from a public body in accordance with the ESFA Academy Trust Handbook and all statutory requirements.

What we offer:

Generous contributory pension provision

Family friendly policies

Commitment to flexible working

Generous terms and conditions, and transparent policies with staff consulted directly on all key HR policies

Access to Employee Wellbeing support and counselling telephone support for all staff

Strong central team committed to and providing high level of support for staff at all levels

A People Strategy setting out the Trust’s commitments and initiatives to support staff

A real family and togetherness feel, where everyone is included and listened to, and ensures no one feels isolated

Free eye tests (for those assessed as regular Display Equipment Users, and glasses if needed specifically for particular roles)

Free annual flu jab

Partnership with the Motor Source Group, enabling staff to benefit from discounts on new and used cars (average £4k saving on a standard new car)

Wiltshire Rewards (LA scheme enabling discounts across a range of retail outlets - available to Wiltshire schools)

Emergency Salary Advance Scheme

The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This will involve undertaking annual Safeguard training and using school/Trust reporting systems for any Safeguard concerns.

Pickwick Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We have a caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority – flexible working requests will be considered.

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Victoria Ladd, Head of Finance via email at vladd@pickwickacademytrust.co.uk

Interested candidates are required to apply by 12.00noon on Monday 15th July 2024

Interviews will be held on Monday 22nd July 2024

At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements. We have a caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority – flexible working requests will be considered.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

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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