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Job Ref No. ECC3217-110S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: £24294 - £24702 FTE
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 19th July 2024  

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Finance Assistant vacancy

School: Great Waltham C of E Primary School

Position: Finance Assistant

Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 23 hours per week

Working Weeks: 40 (Term time plus 2 weeks)

Scale: 4 Point 7-8 (Depending on experience)

Salary: £24294 - £24702 FTE

Actual salary £13265- £13488 (Depending on experience)

Application Closes: 12th July 2024 - midday

Interview Date: 19th July 2024

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Great Waltham C of E Primary school is a welcoming school where all pupils are valued and nurtured. We follow our ASPIRE values and our ethos is 'Let all that you do be done with love'. We are seeking a kind, compassionate and organised person who is good with numbers. Working in the main office you will be front of house dealing with all stakeholders. You must be able to multi task and cope with constant interruptions. No two days are the same and flexibility to step in and help in other areas is a must.

As the Finance Administrator, you will play a key role in ensuring the smooth and efficient administration of our account payables and account receivables, including providing clerical and welfare support within the school office. Your responsibilities will encompass various financial tasks such as raising purchase orders and preparing BAC's runs, along with office administrative tasks involving communication with staff, parents and external organisations whilst maintaining a safe environment for all.

You will be required to work 23 hours per week; Tuesday 8:15am-16:30pm Wednesday 8:15am - 16:15pm, Friday 8:15am - 16:30pm. Term time plus 2 weeks.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

· Proven experience in office administration, preferably in an educational setting.

· Experience of accounts payables and accounts receivables.

· Strong organisational and multitasking abilities.

· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

· Knowledge of first aid procedures and willingness to maintain or gain certifications.

· Proficiency in relevant software applications for finance and office management systems (E.g. Bromcom, Excel, CPOMS).

· Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and engage positively with families.

· Strong attention to detail.

· An understanding of the importance of social and emotional well-being and a commitment to nurturing a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

· Effective organisational and interpersonal skills, enabling you to manage tasks efficiently and collaborate effectively with colleagues.

· The ability to work independently and take initiative, taking pride in your work and consistently seeking opportunities to contribute to the team's success.

· The ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain composure in challenging situations.

What we can offer you:

· Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

· A forward thinking, governing body that is dedicated to the success of its pupils and staff.

· Access to ongoing training empowering you to grow and excel in your role. We are proud members of The National College.

· A health and wellbeing service available to all employees

Take the Next Step:

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the office team directly on 01245 360395, to schedule an appointment. We encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to close this job opportunity early.

Great Waltham C of E Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references. Please ensure you read the job descroption thoroughly.

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Information about the School

Great Waltham Church of England VC Primary School is situated in the pretty village of Great Waltham catering for pupils from 4 - 11. The school was built in 1865 and has wonderful character and beautiful grounds.

Our school vision is 'Let all that you do be done in love'.

At the end of their time at Great Waltham Primary School, we aspire for all our children to have:

*Developed a strong work ethic both for their own benefit and the benefit of others. *Developed a strong set of practical, social and emotional life skills. *Developed, through the teaching of our Christian and British values, self-respect and respect for others, whatever their ability, race, religion or culture. *Gained the skills to work independently, either on their own or as part of a group, and take responsibility for both for themselves and others.

We pride ourselves in creating a caring environment based on Christian values which allows children to reach their full academic, social, moral and physical potential. The ethos of the school is to ASPIRE which is an acronym for Aspiration, Strength, Perseverance, Integrity, Responsibility and Empathy, all staff and children hold these values dearly.

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Contact Information

Nichola Goodwin - School Business Manager
South Street
Great Waltham, Chelmsford
Essex, CM3 1DF
Telephone: 01245 360395

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