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Finance Assistant

Brook Mead Academy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
Grade 4, £24,494 per annum
Start Date
27th August 2024
19th August 2024 11:59 PM
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Start Date
27th August 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1434822

A compelling and distinctive opportunity to join the founding staff team at Brook Mead Academy: help shape the future of Leicester’s newest secondary school.

Finance Assistant

LG Band 4 Points 7-11 (£24,494 per annum)

The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) is a family of thirteen primary and secondary schools all based in Leicester and Leicestershire. Together, we seek to Make A Positive Difference to the lives of the children attending our schools. Brook Mead Academy is the newest school in TMET, following on from the successful opening of Castle Mead Academy in September 2019. Brook Mead builds on the outstanding provision enjoyed at our flagship secondary school, Rushey Mead Academy, which far exceeds national averages for progress and attainment, placing it year after year in the top 5% of schools nationally.

We know that education has the power to transform lives. At Brook Mead, we will be Building Better Futures Together! Staff and pupils are united in a mission to excel and secure the best possible future for each scholar by laying the foundations for high academic achievement and all-round personal development.

We believe that knowledge is power and access to powerful knowledge is the right of every child. We want to ensure our scholars leave with a treasure trove of knowledge and skills which will be theirs forever to use for the betterment of themselves and the world. We are looking for a Finance Assistant who will join our friendly team to support with the operations of the school.

• This is a unique opportunity to join a committed and talented team in a brand-new school which will move to a state-of-the-art new building in 2025.

• Our school was judged outstanding by Ofsted in March 2024.

• Staff wellbeing is a priority with constant vigilance around workloads.

• As part of The Mead Educational Trust, you are able to work with esteemed colleagues at Castle Mead, Rushey Mead, Kibworth Mead and Orchard Mead, as well as colleagues in our primary schools.

• All staff benefit from employee support via VIVUP.

• We are a friendly, supportive and sociable team.

• There is opportunity for professional growth with structured conversations throughout the year.

Join us to be build better futures!

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th June at 9am

Interviews: August 2024

Position Start Date: Late August 24

Salary: LG Band 4 points 7-11

Hours of work: 37 hours per week (52 weeks)

Mon to Thurs 8am to 4pm with 30min lunch, Fri – 8am to 3:30pm with 30min lunch

Supporting documents: Finance Assistant Application Pack including job description and person specification.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.

Brook Mead Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Safeguarding Statement:

This post will involve contact with vulnerable groups (children, young people and/or adults) and is therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure check. This exemption means that shortlisted applicants for this post will be required to declare all criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands, and bind- overs both spent and unspent in their application, before interview and regardless of the passage of time.
Brook Mead Academy

Brook Mead Academy

Part of The Mead Educational Trust

The Mead Educational Trust