Adminstrative and Finance Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/06/2022 12:00
£19650 - £20,852 (pro rata actual salary £14,757 - £15,660))
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
Hours per week:
32.50 Monday to Friday
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
West Walker Primary School, Church Street Walker, NE6 3XW
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
15 Jun
Further Information

West Walker Primary School is one of six primary and secondary schools within the NEAT Academy Trust family of schools. At the heart of our trust is the aim to Nurture, Educate, Achieve and Transform the lives of all young people within the communities we serve across the North East.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Administrative and Finance Assistant who will work alongside the School Business Manager to ensure the smooth running of the school office. You will be the first port of call for parents/carers, children, colleagues, governors, directors, contractors and professionals providing excellent front of house. Strong attention to detail with good customer service and IT skills are a must.

Duties will include:
• Organising, and processing a high volume of data through our internal systems
• Assisting the School Business Manager with various administrative tasks
• Communicating effectively with all stakeholders in a professional and friendly manner
• Processing financial transactions including raising purchase orders, cash handling
• Maintaining our school’s information management system to ensure our data is accurate

You will have a primary base but will be expected to work across the trust to support other sites as and when required. Ongoing training will be provided as part of the role.

We are looking for a confident individual who has:
• Experience of working within a similar role
• Ability to use their own initiative
• Can work alone or as part of a team
• Strong organisational skills
• Well-developed IT skill including good knowledge and understanding of Microsoft applications
• Good written and verbal communication

In return we offer:
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
• A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly staff where everyone is valued
• The benefit of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust

If you would like to discuss this opportunity informally or would like to visit the school please contact Mrs A. Punton, School Business Manager on 0191 2624130, option 0

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all staff and volunteers share this commitment. You will need to have an enhanced criminal records check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you would like to join our business support team then please return the completed application form no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 15th June 2022 to angela.punton@westwalker.newcastle.sch.uk.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.