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Finance Assistant

Hours of work: 20 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time and Term-time only 
(As the position is part-time and term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 10 months - until 21/07/2023

Closing date: Midday, Friday 07 October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

The Southfield Trust
Lindfield Road
Hampden Park
Eastbourne
East Sussex
BN22 0BQ

Phone:       01323 502988
Email:        recruitment@thesouthfieldtrust.com
Website:    www.thesouthfieldtrust.com

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.
 

Finance Assistant - The Southfield Trust

The Southfield Trust is embarking on a new venture and we are offering exciting opportunities across our excellent special school multi-academy Trust. The Trust currently has three schools, located across five, distinct school sites. We are expanding that provision to include a new, purpose built special school, Summerdown School. All of our schools are based in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Opening Summerdown School will create a wide range of interesting and motivating posts across every school in The Southfield Trust.

We are looking to recruit a Finance Assistant to work within the Trust’s central finance team to support in all aspects of processing, during the transition period to becoming a four school multi-academy Trust. The position is a part term, fixed-term role until 21st July 2023, with the possibility of a moving to a permanent role.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Great customer service skills
  • A basic knowledge of bookkeeping processes
  • Strong organisation and analytical skills
  • Willingness to work well as part of a team
  • Have a high level of attention to detail
  • Be positive, energetic and adaptable to the changing needs of the schools

The paid hours of work are 20 hours per week (part-time hours), term-time only.
The salary range is from £20,043 (Single Status Grade 5.12) to £20,443 (Single Status Grade 5.13). As the position is part-time, term-time only, the pro rata salary will be £9,584.

For more information about The Southfield Trust please visit our website: www.thesouthfieldtrust.com. If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact the HR team on 01323 761061.

We look forward to receiving your application. We do not accept CVs.

Your application will be accepted if sent by email to: recruitment@thesouthfieldtrust.

The Southfield Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Employment will be subject to pre-employment checks including satisfactory DBS enhanced clearance and references. This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.The Southfield Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Employment will be subject to pre-employment checks including satisfactory DBS Enhanced clearance and references. This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.

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.

The Academy 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 an 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
  • ACAD/TP/198429/27508

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne, East Sussex

  • Salary
  • £20,043 to £20,443 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 07/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • The Southfield Trust

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 20

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education