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Job Ref No. ECC5470-242 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 3, points 5 - 6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: W/C 22nd July  

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Finance Assistant Manningtree High School

Pay Scale - Scale 3, points 5 - 6 (Pro rated actual salary £11,153 - £11,339)

Location: Manningtree High School, Colchester Road, Lawford, Manningtree CO11 2BW

Start Date: September 2024

Hours / Week: 21 hours per week. Working pattern to be discussed, however one of the days must be a friday.

Working Weeks: Term Time only

Contract type: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a Finance Assistant at Manningtree High School. The successful candidate will be positive, organised, flexible, have the ability to use their own initiative and remain calm under pressure.

Duties include:

  • Administration of petty cash. Ensuring correct procedures are followed for payments.
  • Assist with the processing of orders to suppliers. Ensuring they are authorised by budget holders and forwarded onto the suppliers for dispatch to the school
  • Checking of deliveries when they arrive in school and ensure they get to the right department once goods received.
  • Chasing outstanding orders
  • Collection and recording of all monies received in the school, giving receipts, reconciling and preparing cash for banking collections.
  • Dealing with all Parent Pay queries including, liaise with parents.
  • Financial administration in relation to school trips/events, which includes but is not limited to recording income and expenditure, reconciling trips and keeping trip/event leader/department head up to date.

Manningtree High School is characterised by:

  • A tangible sense of community.
  • A culture of respect.
  • Enthusiastic, polite and well-behaved students.
  • Hardworking, positive and motivated staff who are proud to work at the school and support each other.
  • Ambition for the flourishing of our staff as well as our students.

How to apply:

We hope you will take the time to find out more about our academy, visits to the school our encouraged. For further information about the role, or to arrange an informal discussion, please contact the Director of Finance and Operations on 01206 392852 or email kmears@manningtreehigh.com

Completed application forms should be sent directly via e-mail to kmears@manningtreehigh.com as soon as possible. Early applications are welcomed, and Manningtree reserve the right to interview exceptional candidates immediately, withdrawing the advert once a successful appointment is confirmed.

Manningtree High School and Alpha Trust are committed 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 required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check by the DBS.

Information about the School

Manningtree High School is a warm and welcoming learning community. We are ambitious for our students and our staff.

The school is situated close to areas of natural beauty on the Essex/Suffolk border. We have a comprehensive intake who travel from a wide area around: we are consistently oversubscribed.

The continuous improvement of teaching and learning is important to us and we want to recruit staff who love their profession and are energised by helping young people gain knowledge and skills. Our students are well behaved and enjoy belonging to MHS. Pastoral care is a real strength.

The school was last inspected in 2018 and our ‘Good’ status was confirmed. We have continued to develop strengths in curriculum delivery, design and assessment since then.

On the 1st September 2019 Manningtree High School became a member of the Alpha Trust, joining the Gilberd School, Colchester County High School for Girls, Home Farm Primary School and the planned Trinity School in that Multi Academy Trust.

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

Katie Mears
Manningtree High School
Colchester Road
Lawford, Manningtree
Essex, CO11 2BW
Telephone: 01206 399624
Email: mmack@manningtreehigh.com

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