Finance and HR Assistant - Frome vale Academy

July 28, 2017

Finance and HR Assistant

Contract: Part Time, permanent position - 25 hours per week

Term time only plus 2 Inset Days

Required From:  1 September 2017

Salary: CLF Grade 5

Starting at £16,468 rising incrementally to £17,579 per year pro rata

Actual Gross Starting Salary: £9,340 pa

Frome Vale Academy is a forward thinking Academy based in Downend. Frome Vale Academy provides education to 175 students from EYFS through to Key Stage 2. The children at Frome Vale Academy are excited to learn and are real ambassadors for our diverse community. They benefit from a hugely positive and supporting learning environment. 

Frome Vale Academy is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF).  The CLF is the largest non-diocesan academy group in the South West. The CLF currently sponsors 13 academies, seven of which are secondary, five are primary and one is a studio school catering for students aged 14 to 19. 

In this role you will be an integral part of the school team ensuring that the school operates within budget and achieves key financial milestones. Your duties will specifically include:-

  • Developing and maintaining a constructive working relationship with the ABM to ensure the smooth running of the Academy’s finance and/or HR function.
  • Communicating effectively with parents/carers regarding finance related issues. 
  • Establishing and maintaining productive working relationships with academy staff.  Assisting with finance and/or HR queries and issues.
  • Ensuring all written and electronic data entry, reports, records, letters and other documentation are completed in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner.

You will be:-

  • Experienced with a minimum of 1 year’s financial experience ideally within a primary school.
  • A team player who is prepared to go the extra mile in order to achieve the best outcomes for our children and be innovative, creative and flexible in your approach to achieve the best results
  • Experienced in using an array of software including SIMS, Excel, PowerPoint and Word, and willing to learn Resource and Select HR systems

The CLF will provide you with a hugely positive and supporting learning environment; and the opportunity to participate in both Academy and pan-federation professional development from a wide network of high quality education professionals.

To apply please complete the CLF application form, CVs will not be accepted. 

Closing date:  5pm, 01 September 2017

Interviews to be held: w/c 11 September 2017 

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. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK and a child disqualification check.  The checks will also include an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Please note that if you have not had a response within two weeks of the advert closing date then you can assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.





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