Administrative and Finance Officer
Hours: 21 hours per week – Term time only – 8am-4pm (Wednesday-Friday)
Pay grade: Scale 5 Point 12
Start date: ASAP
Closing date: Friday 19th March
Interviews: Wednesday 24th March
Line manager: School Business Manager
The Governors wish to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic administrative and finance officer who has experience of working in a school office to support the School Business Manager with the administrative, financial and clerical duties.
The post will involve the following duties:
- • In conjunction with the School Business Manager, take responsibility for the day to day running of the school’s finances and administration, including oversight of the School Reception services to ensure a high quality and customer-focussed service to staff, parents and visitors to the school
- • Provide secretarial and administrative support to the Headteacher, School Business Manager and other senior leaders within the school.
- • Support the School Business Manager to ensure the effective running of the School Office and support functions, including oversight of the timely processing of orders and invoices and other financial documents to ensure accuracy of financial data.
- • Drafting and preparing routine letters and other documents, as requested by the Headteacher, School Business Manager or other members of the teaching staff.
- • Generating reports of a routine nature, including completion of forms required by the Department for Education, Local Authority, and other organisations.
Desirable qualifications, experience and qualities required:
- • Recognised qualification/s and/or previous experience working in schools
- • Good literacy skills – GCSE grade C+ or equivalent
- • Ability to develop good relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues.
- • Demonstrable ability to operate and maintain computer-based record systems, producing accurate data reports, in particular RMIntegris.
- • Excellent communication, listening and observation skills
- • Ability to deal with difficult and sensitive situations
- • Ability to manage confidential information
- • Organisational abilities and accurate record keeping skills
- • Good inter-personal skills
- • Knowledge and experience of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety, security, equal opportunities and confidentiality
- • Excellent team member
- • Hardworking and is able to work on their own initiative and manage time
- • Committed to the school, has positive views and is willing to contribute to school events
- • Be supportive of the Christian ethos of the school
Further information is available with the application pack, available from the school office.
William Ford C of E Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post will be subject to an application to the disclosure and barring service.
Visits to the school to meet the School Business Manager, Jackie Webb, and the Headteacher, David Huntingford, are welcomed and can be arranged through the school office. Face coverings will have to be worn (unless exempt) and tours of the school will not include classrooms at this time.
Applications should be completed using the application form available from the school office/website and sent to the Headteacher, Mr Huntingford. Personal statements should be focused on the Job Description and how you meet the desired skills, qualifications and qualities required. CVs will not be accepted.