Finance Administrator - Maternity Cover (fixed term)

Discovery Educational Trust, Brentwood

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Job Ref No. ECC0-25S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 4-5; points 7-12
Position Start Date: 29/04/2024 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 27/03/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Week commencing 8 April or 15th April  

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JOB TITLE: Finance Administrator - Maternity Cover

LOCATION: St. Martin's House, St. Martin's School, Hanging Hill Lane, Hutton, Essex

REPORTS TO: Director of Finance/Local Business Manager

SCALE: 4 - 5, points 7 - 12

RANGE: Actual salary of £21,418 to £23,241 including outer fringe allowance, based on a 37 hour week (ie term time plus 5 days)

HOURS: 30 - 37 hours, 38 weeks, plus 5 days in August to be agreed

CONTRACT: Fixed term for up to 12 months, to cover a period of maternity leave

Discovery Educational Trust is recruiting a Finance Administrator to join our high-performing Finance team, which supports five schools across the Trust to ensure the smooth, efficient and compliant operation of their finance practices. The role involves working closely with both the core team and with local finance teams in our schools.

Discovery Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the School

Discovery Educational Trust, formed in 2014, is a successful and established multi-academy trust based in South Essex, comprising just under 4000 students and 500 staff, across 5 schools.

Our schools are:

  • Chase High School (Westcliff-on-Sea)
  • St. Martin's School (Brentwood)
  • Hogarth Primary School (Brentwood)
  • Kelvedon Hatch Community Primary School (Brentwood)
  • Larchwood Primary School (Brentwood)

We aim for each of our schools to become the school of choice within the community, offering a broad and exciting range of extracurricular activities to enhance the opportunities within their formal curriculum.

Our vision is that strong and effective leadership places our children and young people at the heart of everything we do. We value relationships, which are open and honest, underpinned by kindness, trustworthiness and compassion.

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

Paul Griffiths
St Martin's House, St Martin's School
Hanging Hill Lane
Hutton, Brentwood
Essex, CM13 2HG
Telephone: 01277 358377

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