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Finance Assistant (Fixed Term Contract 1 Year, All Year Round) - Part-time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-225S
  • Posted:01/02/2023
  • Pay:Actual £8,680.00 p.a.(FTE £21,700.00 p.a.)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:24/02/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:9th March 2023


St Michaels Prep School are looking to appoint a Finance Assistant on a fixed term basis for 1 year for 16 hours per week, all year round. The position would suit someone with previous school experience or who are currently studying for their accounting qualifications, the successful candidate can start immediately offering full assistance to the School Business Manager (SBM) and Finance Officer (FO) by contributing to the overall objectives of the School.  You will be entitled to 11.2 days annual leave (pro rata to 28 days per annum).

We can offer you:

A first-class working environment, supportive colleagues, competitive salary, free meals provided during term time; free parking on site; sick pay scheme; annual salary review; automatic enrolment to the St Michael’s Support Staff Pension Scheme and continuous professional development.

 St Michael’s actively manages the inclusion of its people and values human diversity, believing that our different ways of being and thinking adds value to our school community.  We are committed to creating and sustaining a more ethnically diverse workforce. In this regard, we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds who share our values in this area.

 If you would like to apply for this role, please send a completed support staff application form and equal opportunities form (downloadable from our website) together with a covering letter all in word or PDF format, explaining why you are the ideal candidate for this role to:

 Kim d’Albertanson, HR Manager at:


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 8am on Friday 24th February 2023

INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 9th March 2023

Early applications welcomed

St Michael’s Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service and online digital presence checks if invited to interview.

Information about the school

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with approximately 478 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 100 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools). Our academic staff are in school 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided. All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only). Classes are small. Parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137


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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.