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Finance Officer - Full-time

Abbey Court , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-7053-73S
  • Posted:18/05/2022
  • Pay:Medway Scale C1 £20,043 - £25,927
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:03/06/2022 at 15:30
  • Interviews:Tuesday 14 June 2022




Full Time, 37 hours, 52 weeks

Medway Scale, Grade C1    

£20,043 - £25,927


Please apply via Jobs Go Public website.


Abbey Court caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located on 2 Strood sites; Nursery & Primary (Cliffe Road) and Secondary & Further Education (Rede Court Road). Facilities include an on-site school farm.


The Finance Officer will work alongside 2 other finance staff who, together, are responsible for the operation of our finance department. The role will include all aspects of financial support to the school. The post holder will report to the

School Business Leader.

(This is a newly created post to add additional finance capacity)


This position would suit somebody with a flexible and energetic approach who enjoys working as part of a committed, friendly and supportive team. Colleagues 

will be supported with their CPD.


Working hours are 37 per week 52 weeks per year. Comprehensive training and induction will be provided and a recognised financial qualification is preferred. Experience of school financial management would be beneficial but not essential.


Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Abbey Court School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post.


We are fully committed to safeguarding and protecting the children at Abbey Court School. All posts are subject to a safer recruitment process which includes enhanced criminal records and barring check, scrutiny of employment history, robust referencing and other vetting checks. Our safeguarding system is underpinned by a range of policies and procedures which encourage and promote safe working practices across the school. On joining you will be required to undergo continuous professional development to maintain safe working practice, and safeguard our children and young people.


Please apply for this position via www.jobsgopublic.com


Please note, CV’s will not be accepted


Closing date: Friday 3 June 2022

Interview date: Tuesday 14 June 2022


Abbey Court School, Rede Court Road, Strood, Kent, ME2 3SP   

01634 338220

Information about the school

Abbey Court School provides a stimulating, challenging and safe learning environment where pupils and staff efforts, work and achievement are celebrated.

Abbey Court School caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located in pleasant surroundings on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road (Secondary & Further Education). The Primary provision is located in a new purpose built facility, and includes a school farm.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).