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Finance Officer - Full-time

Dartford Science and Technology College, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-4026-303S
  • Posted:29/09/2022
  • Pay:KR6 £21,801
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:13/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBA


The Governors of DSTC wish to appoint a Finance Officer to support the Finance Manager in managing the finances of the school and to contribute to the development and maintenance of financial systems and processes.

Duties will include :

To undertake a range of financial procedures, including placing orders, invoicing, preparation of cheques and BACS payments, recording income, issuing receipts and dealing with supplier issues.
To monitor budgets and to bring any issues to the attention of the Finance Manager.
To produce a range of financial reports and analysis.
To undertake reconciliations, for example of bank accounts, credit cards and petty cash.

Please see attached recruitment pack for further details 

Information about the school

Why work at Dartford Science and Technology College?

DSTC is a small, non-selective secondary school for girls in Dartford. We are family-centred with high aspirations and pride ourselves on excellent pastoral care. There is a strong sense of community, based on excellent relationships between staff, pupils and parents. In 2017 Ofsted graded the school Good overall and Good in each category and in March 2022 they said that DSTC continues to be a good school.

The school is a safe space for pupils to learn and develop as young citizens. The school has high expectations of pupils; behaviour, with strong systems to manage it. As a result, pupils behave very well. 100% of staff feel proud to work at DTSC and 85% of parents who responded to Parent View would recommend DSTC to other parents (Ofsted March 2022).

Lessons at DSTC have a calm and purposeful atmosphere with the students showing a genuine interest in learning. Our teachers tell us they enjoy being able to teach and enable the students to learn without disruption.

We are a Co-operative Trust school and are committed to supporting our workforce to be the best they can be. We can offer accelerated professional development with a personalised approach to developing all staff through coaching, mentoring and both internal and external training. Our new staff will have unparalleled opportunities to learn and bring excellent practice to bear in raising achievement for the students of DSTC.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01322 222445


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.