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Finance Administrator

Aureus School
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
£20,809 - £23,363
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
5th October 2023 11:59 PM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1370047

Are you looking for a fresh finance admin challenge in a busy secondary school?

Your Opportunity

We are looking for someone with basic finance administration experience to join the busy school office. Daily tasks will involve supporting the school in the day-to-day operation of finance administration and organisational processes by placing orders, raising purchase order numbers, receiving deliveries, and confirmation goods received before passing the invoice for payment. You will liaise with teachers, parents and suppliers in this vibrant role where no two days are the same. As part of the Main Office team you will assist on reception as part of a rota answering queries for students, visitors and staff . You will raise payment items on Parent Pay and assist parents with payment queries. You will also support with ad hoc finance admin processes such as processing Free School Meal vouchers.

The role is 15 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only) with a working pattern to be arranged at interview (within the school day). As a guide this may be 9.30am to 2.30pm over 3 days. The successful candidate will be expected to respect the need for confidentiality that exists when working in a school environment and will enjoy the rewards of working within a friendly and co-operative team.

Please read the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details.

About Aureus School

Aureus School is a co-educational comprehensive school for 11 to 16 years that opened in Didcot in 2017. We firmly believe that every child deserves the opportunity to succeed and our approach is driven by a belief in a comprehensive education and centred around high expectations for all. As a community, we believe in creating a learning environment that is both engaging and exciting, with an education that challenges our students to think critically and push boundaries. There is no limit to what our students can achieve and we provide the necessary support and resources so that everyone can succeed. As a purpose built school, Aureus has brand new technology using the latest equipment to enhance the students learning experience.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

● Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Career pathways and talent management

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

The Details

Salary: Associate 2 - £20,809 - £23,363 FTE

Pro-rata salary: £7459.11 - £8,374.60

Hours: 15 hours a week over 39 weeks a year (term time)

Interview date: to be arranged at mutual convenient for the candidate and school.


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place

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