an energetic, talented, highly motivated and suitably experienced
Then this will be the
job for you.
post provides a unique opportunity to work within a high-performing and growing
11 to 18 grammar school with a large sixth-form and exceptional students.
With a revenue budget
of about £8m, and around 1,500 pupils our education provision is largely funded
through government grant. As well as
grant funding we collect a significant amount of money and transactions via
ParentPay, a portal for requesting payments from parents for their child’s
school meals, trips and other additional resources. We also generate cash through impressive
The Business Office
Team is made up of the Finance Director, Assistant Finance Director, two
Finance Officers, Payroll & HR Officer and a Recruitment & HR
Officer. We run our own payroll and
Human Resources functions and pride ourselves in the provision of a high
quality financial support service.
Our clients include
students, teachers and operational staff but we also work with a wide range of
suppliers and external agencies.
Experience of working
in a school is not essential but to be successful in this role, you will need
to be able to work with young people of all ages. An understanding of academy or school funding
would be helpful but is not essential.
Like other schools, we face significant financial challenges but are
confident that we will continue to manage these effectively.
- Finance experience
- Strong mathematical and spreadsheet skills
- Experience of liaising with external
- Demonstrate a high standard of customer
- A good
standard of literacy
- Able to work under pressure and prioritise
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal
- Work well as part of a team, as well as on
your own initiative
- Suitability to work with children
Interesting work as a
key member of a supportive team
- A learning-centred
school where the best possible practice is the priority
- The opportunity to
develop personally and professionally
- A vibrant, supportive community of
- A competitive salary and membership to a
Local Government pension scheme
School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects
all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
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