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Finance Assistant - Part-time

The Golden Thread Alliance

  • Ref:KCC-F62-63-S
  • Posted:11/10/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:17/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To be confirmed


The Galaxy Trust is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, organised and efficient Finance Assistant to join our central finance team. This is a permanent appointment. The role is for 25 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. You will be required to work Monday to Friday and actual working hours are 9.30am to 3.00pm but can be flexible for the suitable candidate. The salary is Kent Range 4, £19,389 - £20,493 full time equivalent, actual pro-rata salary £13,101 - £13,847.

Your main duties will involve the day-to-day finance tasks for the schools within our Trust, ensuring all systems are up to date and reporting is timely and in line with our financial returns.

In return, we offer:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development 
  • Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
  • 26 days annual leave entitlement
  • 2 family days which is in addition to annual leave entitlement
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme
  • Onsite parking

The Galaxy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and therefore is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Information about the trust

The Golden Thread Alliance is a Multi-Academy Trust that comprises of Culverstone Green Primary School, Fleetdown Primary Academy, Meopham Community Academy, Oakfield Primary Academy, Riverview Infants, Riverview Juniors, Temple Hill Primary Academy, West Hill Primary Academy, and Wrotham Road Primary School. Each Primary has its own unique character, but all subscribe to The Golden Thread Alliance values.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Lucy Wisdom
  • Address:West Hill Primary Academy,
    Dartford Road,
    DA1 3DZ
  • Telephone: 07444 035771
  • Email: hr@galaxytrust.co.uk



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