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Senior Finance and HR Assistant

Hours of work: 35 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 4.70 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 12 months

Closing date:Midday, Friday 01 July 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Heathfield Community College, Cade Street, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8RJ
Phone: 01435 866066
Email: jobs@heathfieldcc.co.uk
Website: www.heathfieldcc.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

Senior Finance & HR Assistant 
35 hours per week, Term Time Only 
Fixed Term until 31/08/2023 in the first instance 
Local Single Status Grade 6 points 14 - 16 
£20,853 - £21,695 per annum  / (actual salary equates to £16,531 – £17,199) 

Pride. Ambition. Community 

We are looking to appoint an accurate and competent, team player to join the Finance & HR office. The role will be varied, largely relating to the HR functions of the College. Tasks will include recruitment, administration of personnel data, changes to staff records, regular HR reporting and other tasks to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the HR policies and procedures. 

The role also includes other financial aspects of the College such as the digital learning scheme, placing orders for goods and making payments. The day to day role will include working with colleagues across the college, parents and students.  

You should be professional and have good IT skills including Microsoft Word and Excel. Previous experience of working in a school environment would be beneficial. Knowledge of Sims, FMS, SchoolComms and PFM would be advantageous but not essential as training will be given. 

Please contact Jane Barber, Assistant to the Finance & HR Manager for further details and an informal discussion about the vacancy at jbarber@heathfieldcc.co.uk 

Please see our website for an information pack and application form.

Alternatively please request an application pack from jobs@heathfieldcc.co.uk 

Closing date: Please complete and return your completed application form to jobs@heathfieldcc.co.uk by Midday on Friday 01 July 2022 latest. 

Start date: September 2022 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake, or currently hold, a DBS enhanced clearance for this authority      

Additional Information


Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/495/24892

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Heathfield

  • Salary
  • £20,853 to £21,695 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 1 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • Heathfield Community College

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 35

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education