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This job expired on 12 April 2024

  • Start date details

    Immediate start

  • Closing date

    12 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

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  • Permanent 20 Hours Plus 1 Inset Day and 2 weeks during school holidays (including 1 week at Easter)

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

West Berks Pay Scale Band D - Actual Salary Range (part-time, term time only) £11,371- £12,155

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are keen to appoint an organised, enthusiastic Finance Support Assistant to work in our friendly Finance team. This administrative position will play an important role in supporting the department in raising and issuing invoices, collating and communicating payroll information, administering payments to suppliers and assisting in the completion of month end returns.

The successful candidate will

  • have good numeracy skills
  • be able to work effectively with spreadsheets, word processing software and Office 365
  • have great attention to detail
  • be a strong team player
  • have a flexible approach to tasks
  • be an excellent communicator


The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful, oversubscribed, and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is over 1400 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently outstanding and the best in West Berkshire, and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically.’

More information about the post and the school can be found on our website www.thedownsschool.org or by contacting Clare Lowery, HR Manager on 01635 271350.

Please submit your application form to recruitment@thedownsschool.org by Friday 12 April 2024.

The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS, social media checks and required to provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.

WWW.THEDOWNSSCHOOL.ORG

What the school offers its staff

In return you will

  • experience a caring, positive ethos that prioritises staff wellbeing and recognition
  • be empowered to work with ambitious, dedicated, capable staff who are deeply committed to supporting our wonderful school and its children
  • work in a professional, stimulating, and collaborative working environment

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 The Downs School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1363 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive school, is a successful, oversubscribed and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is nearly 1300 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’.

Arranging a visit to The Downs School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@thedownsschool.org.

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