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Job Ref No. ECC0-33S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: £39,571 to £45,648
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 11/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT) is seeking to appoint an experienced Payroll Manager to take full responsibility for the payroll and pension provision for approximately 500 staff within the Trust.

The Payroll Manager is responsible for the provision of an expert payroll service, including the preparation and submission of all monthly and end of year statutory returns to HMRC and pension schemes, to all academies within the Trust of seven locations including five Primary, one Secondary and the Central MAT team. They are responsible for ensuring compliance with payroll and pension legislation and should be used to refreshing their knowledge and be proactive in ensuring processes, systems and communications are updated accordingly. They will work closely with the Central HR and Central Finance Teams and report directly to the Deputy Chief Operations Officer.

For further information regarding this role please contact Jan d'Eca, HR Manager on 07725 481866 or jand'

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SECAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance, and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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The SECAT mission statement

We are a community of schools working in partnership, sharing resources and ideas to provide a rounded and inclusive education to our pupils who range from the age of 3 through to 18. We work towards enhancing the life chances and prosperity of our students and to equip them for adult life. Whilst keeping each school’s individual character, we encourage our staff to share best practice and knowledge to further benefit our students. We are passionate about educating and encouraging our students to become active, successful citizens and to have the confidence to meet any challenge they face.

‘Building strong schools, building strong partnerships, building strong communities’

The Central Multi-Academy Trust Head Office is based at SECAT House, which is in the extensive grounds of Thorpedene Primary School. The Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Finance Director and PA to the Executive Team, all work from SECAT House.

The Central Finance Team, the Central ICT Team, the Central Estates Team and the Central HR Team are all based in schools within the Trust; the Central Finance Team, the Central Estates Team and the Central ICT Team work from Shoeburyness High School and the Central HR Team work from Richmond Avenue Primary School and Nursery.

Each school has a Local Academy Committee, to which the Trust Board delegate responsibilities.

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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Contact Information

Jan D'Eca
Delaware Road, Shoeburyness
Essex, SS3 9NP
Telephone: 01702 580463
Email: jand'