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School Bursar 3

Hours of work: 20 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 40 weeks per year plus 6 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: Up to 1 Year

Closing date: Monday 27 June 2022 at Noon

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Western Road Community Primary School, Southover High Street, Lewes, BN7 1JB
Phone: 01273 473013
Email: office@westernroad.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: www.western-road.eschools.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

We are seeking a Bursar 3 for 20 hours per week, term-time only, for a fixed-term of one year (salary will be pro-rata). The days/times to be worked will be agreed at the interview stage as some flexibility is available.


The successful candidate will:

• Be a strategic thinker;

• Have excellent financial, communication, IT and office skills;

• Take responsibility for all the school’s business work; finance, personnel and premises;

• Be able to work under pressure;

• Good knowledge of accounting and financial management (experience of SIMs an advantage);

• Be able to work in partnership with the Headteacher and Governors;

• Have good interpersonal skills with both adults and children.


Please contact the Headteacher for a full job description and person specification and if you would like to visit the school.

You should email your application to head@westernroad.e-sussex.sch.uk.  The closing date for applications is Monday 27 June 2022 at noon and the interviews will take place the following week.

The school is committed to recruiting with care, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

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/175895/24893

  • Number of positions
  • 3

  • Location
  • Lewes

  • Salary
  • £24,011 to £25,933 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 27 June 2022

  • Organisation
  • Western Road Community Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 20

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education