Finance, HR and Administrative Support Assistant

Stapleford Abbotts Primary Academy, Romford
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Job Ref No. ECC2163-102S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: NJC/LGPS Scale 4/5, Range Point 7 to 11
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/06/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: T.B.A. we aim to give 5 days notice  

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Finance, HR and Administrative Support Assistant

Pay range: NJC/LGPS Scale 4/5, Range Point 7 to 11, FTE £20,444 to £22,129 (April 2021 NJC) (depending on experience)

Hours/Week: 32.5 Hr/Wk, 44.9 Wk/Yr (Term time + 2 week) (8:30 am - 3:30 pm) with a unpaid 30 minute break

Days: Monday to Friday

Contract type: Permanent

Start: Immediate when all Safer Recruitment checks are completed.

Applications close: 6th June 2022 Midnight or once the suitable candidate is appointed

Interviews: T.B.A or Interview may be pre the closing date as soon as suitable applications are received

Are you an enthusiastic, fantastic Finance, HR and Administrative Support Assistantlooking for your next challenge?

Stapleford Abbotts Primary Academy, part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South and East of England, with 4 primary schools in Essex and overall 45 Primary, Secondary and Special Academies in the TKAT Family ( Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do, and we strive to inspire learners and change lives through great teaching, leadership and learning for all.

This is a great opportunity for an individual who is enthusiastic, caring and an experienced Finance, HR and Administrative Assistant. This is a highly valued and responsible position under the professional direction of the Business Manager. The purpose of the role is to provide HR, administrative and financial support to the Business Manager.

We believe that all children thrive in an environment in which they are happy, challenged and secure: secure in the knowledge they are safe and cared for; challenged to achieve their best; and happy in the knowledge they are each appreciated for their individuality and their achievements. We are looking to recruit an experienced, highly motivated Finance, HR and Administrative Assistant to join the Stapleford Abbotts team to ensure we can provide this environment.

We are looking for

  • An exemplary Finance, HR and Administrative Support Assistant,
  • Inspired with passion and ambition, an energetic, creative and committed professional,
  • An optimist with a can-do approach,
  • To support the Business Manager in maintaining a balanced budget.
  • To process Purchase Orders and supplier invoices for prompt payment.
  • Check and balance supplier statements to ensure no invoices are left outstanding.
  • To support the Business Manager in providing information requested by Trust (TKAT) and the LGB..
  • To support the Business Manager with year-end processes.
  • To support in the recruitment of new staff and HR process. .
  • To support the maintenance of the schools Management Information System (MIS).
  • To provide administrative support in the school office.
  • A flexible approach to their work and ability to work independently,
  • Good record keeping skills, a good standard of written English, a good understanding of MS Office applications and or Google applications.
  • A role model who sets high expectations and establishes productive working relationships with pupils and staff, Committed to achieving high standards.

We will offer you

  • A comprehensive induction programme,
  • A supportive and forward-thinking leadership team,
  • Friendly and supportive environment, where everyone is committed to a work life balance,
  • The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change,
  • Trust resources and materials to help plan and deliver Finance & HR service,
  • School-to-school support from fellow TKAT schools,
  • Regular opportunities to meet and engage with fellow professionals from TKAT and beyond,
  • Free 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Program to help maintain a healthy work/life balance,
  • On-site parking,
  • TKAT Widerwallet discount program with a wealth of discounts

We strongly encourage a visit to our school to be made prior to the application where possible. Contact details Miss Tracy Deane 01708 688207 to book a visit.

Equal Opportunities

Stapleford Abbotts Primary Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.


Stapleford Abbotts Primary Academy is committed to the protection and safety of its students and the successful candidate will be subject to DBS, Bared List and two reference checks as part of the Schools Safeguarding Procedures. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post in accordance with the Immigration Act 2016.


  • Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies.
  • We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.
  • If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
  • Safeguarding: TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.
  • Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse: TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.
  • Access to interview: - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.
  • We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.

Information about the School

Stapleford Abbotts School was built in 1887 and has been an important part of village life since its establishment. Over the past ten years, the school has become popular and there has been considerable amount of refurbishment and new build. The school attracts children from a wide catchment area and from the neighbouring London Boroughs of Redbridge, Dagenham, and Havering. We are committed to. Involving the wider community with school life and work closely with other agencies including other rural schools in the Epping area.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mr. Kenneth Sheard
Stapleford Road
Stapleford Abbotts, Romford
Essex, RM4 1EJ
Telephone: 01708 688207