18 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade Apprentice, £6.40 in first year, £12,314 per year.

Trust Apprentice Finance Assistant job summary

Leger Education Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust with sponsor status. Since its establishment in November 2018 the Trust has grown rapidly and now includes seven schools and an alternative provision in Doncaster.

‘Truly great students in truly great schools’ is the central vision of Leger Education Trust and our Academies. We are dedicated to maximising the life chances of each and every child, focusing on students’ health and well-being, character building and personal development.

Leger Education Trust is seeking to recruit an Apprentice Finance Assistant who will have an integral role in assisting with the development and implementation of the Trust’s Finance strategy, and for driving forward best practice and compliance. The successful applicant will be assured of a well-considered induction to the Trust and support for your own professional development throughout the period of your apprenticeship. We are committed to career progression with significant opportunities for CPD and also through coaching and mentoring. We are looking for a person who is fully committed to making a difference, who has energy and determination, and wants to shape the future of both the Trust and the community.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and the ability to deal with diverse tasks and changing priorities. You will have an eye for detail and a positive attitude.

This role will report to the Trust Finance Manager, and will be pivotal in supporting the smooth running of the finance operation.

The role comes with a training package that will result in an AAT level 3 qualification. In the initial 18 months, you would work towards AAT Level 2. This will cover key foundational topics including an introduction to bookkeeping, principles of bookkeeping controls, principles of costing and building knowledge of the business environment. You will be provided with time off to support your studies, with learning taking place with a leading provider. Once you have completed the level 2 qualification, you will continue your progression with AAT Level 3. This course moves on to the preparation of financial statements, management accounting, tax, and business awareness. Upon completion of the qualifications, we hope to be in a position to off you a permanent position within our team.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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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About Leger Education Trust

Multi-academy trust

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