We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to join our school as a part-time Finance Assistant, who will liaise with our regional finance team.
The successful candidate will provide high quality, varied administrative support for the school including financial and student welfare tasks.
Based in our student services department, you will be the first of contact for receiving and processing payments and online financial transactions. You will support the student services and attendance teams with duties including registering late students, first aid, and providing parents with advice over the phone, via email and in person.
About The Beacon School
The Beacon School is rated 'Good' by Ofsted and is part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust. We proudly serve our local community and are, once again, oversubscribed with student applicants. Our core purpose is to strive for exceptional learning - and learning & teaching is at the heart of everything we do.
We have academic express streams, a strong house system and enrichment activities, and we offer extensive professional development opportunities - the school is an exciting and innovative place to work.
What we are looking for
The ideal candidate will:
• Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
• Be a confident and clear communicator
• Be professional and friendly
• Have excellent attention to detail
• Have the ability to work towards deadlines
Why work at The Beacon School
• Exceptionally warm and welcoming staff
• A supportive senior management team and wider staff body within GLF Schools
• Recognition of previous school continuous service
• Excellent programme of CPD
• A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive, vibrant and fast-growing community with excellent road networks, and only 40-minutes by train from London Victoria
Thrive in a career at GLF Schools
GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community, yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:
• Continuous Professional Development
• Work life and family friendly policies
• Flexible Working
• Staff Wellbeing
• Career Pathways and Talent Management
• Staff Benefits
• Community and Collaboration
• Valued Worker Scheme
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: GLF Associate 2 £18,000- £21,100
Pro Rata: Actual salary £5,162- £6,051
Hours of work: 12 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks). Working pattern to be discussed with candidates at interview.
Closing date for applications: Monday 29 November 2021
Interview date: TBC
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