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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    15 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    2 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
35 hours a week, five days per week
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 8, £22183 - £25991 pa
Actual salary
£19313 - £22628 pa

Job summary

SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER – The Thomas Hardye School XS 5.1
35 hours per week (Mon-Fri), term-time including inset days, plus 2 weeks
Grade 8, actual £19,313-£22,628 (full-time equivalent £22,183-£25,991)
(Applications from individuals wishing to work part-time hours will be considered subject to business needs)

The Thomas Hardye School is seeking a Senior Finance Officer to join our hardworking team. The postholder will be responsible for the day to day line management of a small team, maintaining accurate financial records, sourcing supplies at best value and enabling school-wide budget holders to follow best practice.

The role will involve working closely with the Finance & Business Manager to ensure the regulations of the Academies Financial Handbook are met and the stipulations of the MAT financial procedures and scheme of delegation are adhered to. An understanding of school financial accounts and experience of managing a team is highly desirable.

You will have good communication skills, an attention to detail and the ability to manage varied tasks in a busy, team environment with a friendly, professional approach. You will be competent in Microsoft Word and Excel and familiar with good office procedures; you will be able to work under direction but also able to act on your own initiative as and when required; previous experience of using school finance software will be an advantage but training will be provided.

We can offer excellent working conditions and a supportive environment in a highly successful school, part of the growing Wessex Multi-Academy Trust. The superb facilities include an on-site nursery and a sports complex with subsidised company membership for staff.

Wessex Multi-Academy Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Further details and an application form are available on the Thomas Hardye School website ( Please send your letter of application together with a completed application form to Mrs Anita Pullen (Headteacher’s PA) by the deadline Wednesday 15th December.

Closing Date: Noon on Wednesday 15th December 2021
You will only be contacted if you are shortlisted for interview.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
School size
2166 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Contact phone number
01305 266064

About The Thomas Hardye School

The Thomas Hardye school is a 13 - 18 mixed voluntary aided in Dorchester, Dorset with over 2000 on roll including 700 in sixth form. significantly .

School location

Queen's Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 2ET

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