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Finance Officer

Southgate Primary School
Crawley, West Sussex
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
GLF Specialist £24,982 FTE
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
10th July 2024 11:59 PM
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Start Date
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1433941

Your opportunity

The Finance Officer will work as part of a finance team, led by the Finance Partner (Primary), to deliver an expert service to our primary schools by providing transactional and administration support. The position would suit someone who has experience of working with financial systems.

This is a hybrid role - the successful candidate will have a base at our regional office at either de Stafford School (Caterham) or Southgate Primary School (Crawley), but also have the option of working part of their week from home. 

What we are looking for

  • Experience of working within a Finance Department
  • Experience of PSF accounting system, or similar accounting system
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Positive and solution focused with a flexible approach to work

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.

  • 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

Hours - Minimum 30 hours a week 43 weeks of the year (term time plus 4 weeks). If you are looking for more than 30 hours a week, please include this in your supporting statement and this can be further discussed at interview. 

Salary- Specialist £24,982 FTE

Pro Rata Salary– £19,747 (this is based on 30 hours, 43 weeks a year. If you are looking for more than 30 hours, please note this pro rata salary will increase)

Closing date for applications - Wednesday 10th July 2024

Interview Date - Tuesday 16th July 2024


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 the 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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