We are currently recruiting for an Attendance & Finance Assistant to work in our busy school office. Please see details below:
Finance & Attendance Officer
Deadline: 12:00 Noon 24 th September 2019
Start: As soon as possible
Salary: Grade 5 SCP 4 -6
Contract Type: 33.75 Hours p.w. TTO + 5 Days
Contract Length: Permanent
Are you ready for a new and exciting first challenge? Are you passionate about improving children’s outcomes and dedicated to inspiring children to enjoy and achieve? Our dedicated staff are committed professionals who have high but attainable expectations of all children.
We are seeking an experienced administrator with a background in both attendance and school finance who will be responsible for monitoring attendance figures daily reporting to the Parent Support Advisor and day to day financial administration, principally procurement and the administration of the School Fund Account.
We are looking for someone who is able to work independently as well as part of a team and can be flexible to meet the operational needs of the school.
Key elements of the role are:
Confident with Google Docs, School based MIS systems and general IT packages.
A sound understanding and experience in financial systems including accounting for School Fund proceeds
Accurate data entry and analysis
Recording and monitoring of pupil attendance registers, liaising with our Parent Support Advisor as required
General administration tasks and the ability to communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders.
If you have the enthusiasm, commitment and a desire to be an active member of our school community we would welcome your application. We are seeking an organised individual with a can do approach who will work in a solution focused way to the ever changing demands of a busy school office environment.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please note that the school is poised to become part of the XP Trust later this year.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be Required to apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Further details can be found at www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service. This position is subject to a disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
All applications should be marked for the attention of;
Mr N Butler
Plover Primary School,
This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to
apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further
information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at
We are committed to the equality of opportunity in the services provided to customers and
all aspects of employment. We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community.
Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on
Merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the
Equality Act for disabled applicants if these are required.