Finance Assistant – Castle Newnham School

    Castle Newnham School
    35-37 hours (negotiable) Monday to Friday, term time only
    NJC Level 3C point 6 – 9 (£19,171 – £20,344 FTE)
    Job description

    Due to primary and secondary conversion and the expansion of our all-through school, we are keen to recruit a Finance Assistant.  The team currently consists of 1 finance officer and 1 finance assistant and a Federation Business Manager.

    The role of Finance Assistant is a key part of managing the school’s finances and will be responsible for supporting the school’s day to day finance operations. The post holder will support the Finance Officer in the day to day management of the school’s finances using SIMs FMS system; to process and record all financial transactions, including responsibility for all orders, invoices and cash received, ensuring probity, best value and compliance with all statutory requirements.

    We welcome applications from candidates with experience of working in a finance office. As a school, we are forward looking in that we embrace innovation and would welcome applications from colleagues with a similarly outward-looking approach.

    You will need to be an excellent communicator, organised and able to work on your own initiative to complete all your tasks in a timely manner. Attention to detail is crucial for anyone working in this role. We offer supportive colleagues and opportunities for CPD.

    Francesca Bruton, Finance Officer is available for tours and an informal chat. Please contact her by emailing to arrange an appointment.

    For further details of this post and to download an application pack please click here. To download an application form, please click here. Please email completed application forms to

    Closing date: Friday 25th September 2020 (midday) and Interviews Friday 2nd October 2020                      

    Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

    The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

    How to apply