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Finance Assistant/Office Administrator - Part-time

Roseacre Junior School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5203-81S
  • Posted:22/09/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:November/December 2022
  • App Close Date:10/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:week commencing 17th October 2022


Part time Finance Assistant/Office Admin required (3 days per week preferably Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)

Hours:  22.5 hours per week. Term time only. Kent Range 4.

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant/Office Administrator to join our busy team.

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are paramount as the successful candidate will be dealing with parents, staff, students and all other stakeholders.

Ideally, the successful candidate will have previous SIMS and financial experience including handling cash. Although experience within the education sector and use of a financial package would be beneficial, this is not essential and training and support will be provided. The candidate must be aware of Data Protection and confidentiality issues.

The successful candidate will be a flexible, proactive and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working in an environment which is not only varied but extremely busy. The role requires accuracy, reliability, integrity and an individual who is well organised, hard-working and can fulfil a wide range of financial and related administrative duties.

Good ICT skills are essential for this role, including the use of Excel, Word and Outlook.

A First Aid qualification is desirable but training can be given.

Further details available on the attached job description.

Closing date 10th October 2022.  Interviews week commencing 17th October 2022.

Roseacre Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

Information about the school

We are a large, lively junior school with a friendly, enthusiastic and happy staff. We are a three form entry school and our teachers enjoy the opportunity to work as a year group team, sharing expertise and supporting one another. Staff professional development is encouraged and opportunities provided.

The children are a pleasure to teach and want to do well. Parents are supportive.

The school is well resourced with a healthy budget.

Roseacre Junior School is a Foundation school with extensive grounds situated in the village of Bearsted. We have a computing suite with 35 computers. Ipads are also available for classroom use. We have a lovely new outdoor classroom to enhance children's learning experiences.

We are proud that Ofsted found our school to be outstanding in all areas and we continue to build on this.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr D Garrett
  • Address:The Landway, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 4BL
  • Telephone: (01622) 737843
  • Email: office@roseacre.kent.sch.uk


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.