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Finance Officer - Kirkleatham Hall School

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/03/2017 12:00
£20,104 to £21,450 (actual pro-rata salary)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Kirkleatham Hall School, Kirkleatham Village, Redcar, TS10 4QR
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
27 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Kirkleatham Hall School are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Finance Officer for busy school office, to provide assistance in managing and controlling the school's financial resources. Grade E+ (pts 26 - 28) 37 hours term time only plus 1 week.

Kirkleatham Hall School is a very successful, all age special school situated within the delightful and historical village of Kirkleatham in Redcar.

Kirkleatham is a school that “Buzzes with a positive ethos. The Senior Leadership Team, including the Governors, are driven to make Kirkleatham Hall the very best it can be for all pupils. Excellent relationships and consistent behaviour management across the school result in pupils’ outstanding behaviour” (Ofsted 2013).

Following the current post holder securing a promoted post, we are looking to recruit to the role of Finance Officer. Working under the guidance of the schools senior leadership team, the post holder will be responsible for assisting with managing and controlling the school’s financial resources, and with planning and monitoring of these in a manner which satisfies the requirements of financial control and accountability.

The successful candidate will be confident in communicating with all stakeholders including other professionals both verbally, and in writing. You may need to represent the school at external meetings, as well as liaising with suppliers and contractors.

We require an outstanding, enthusiastic person who can demonstrate a commitment to maintaining, and developing our financial systems even further, as well as providing detailed financial information for strategic planning and decision making, by senior leaders and the governing body.

We are seeking an individual who is adaptable and creative, with a positive “can do” approach and who is able to use initiative to problem solve. The successful candidate will be highly effective, with a strong drive and commitment to improve our school, and ultimately the outcomes for our children.

We will provide you with:
• Exceptional support and CPD
• The opportunity to become part of a highly motivated staff team, working within a very successful and positive environment
• Wonderful children who are happy and motivated to learn

Kirkleatham Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced DBS certificate will be sought along with other relevant employment checks and completion of the disqualification by association declaration form (Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009)

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact School to arrange this.

If you think you have the ambition, ability, and desire to work in this happy, successful school we would welcome your application.
Completed Applications should be submitted directly to Kirkleatham Hall School, Kirkleatham Village, Redcar. TS10 4QR.

CLOSING DATE – 27th March 2017 at 12 noon
(Only successful applicants will be contacted)

Redcar & Cleveland Council have an attractive benefits package including:-

- Generous annual leave (minimum 28 days)
- Flexible working hours
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Family friendly benefits
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Staff discount scheme
- Discount leisure facilities

In the absence of any exceptional circumstances which render it necessary in the best interests of the Council to do so, the Council will generally not reengage any individual whom has previously been employed by the Council and left that employment with the benefit of a severance, early retirement or redundancy payment under voluntary arrangements. This principle will apply whether such re-engagement is to be under a contract of employment, contract of services or otherwise

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