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Finance Administrator - Part-time

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre, Tenterden

  • Ref:KCC886-5408-1024S
  • Posted:07/03/2023
  • Pay:NJC Scale 3, Points 5-6 £7,481 - £7,617
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:26/03/2023 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


Finance Administrator

Salary: NJC Scale 3, Points 5-6

£7,481 - £7,617 (pro-rata from £21,575 – £21,968)

15 hours per week comprising 3 hours per day Mon-Fri between the hours of 8.30am and 4pm, term time only


Do you enjoy working with students, being busy and have plenty of energy? 

We are looking to appoint an efficient finance administrator who is able to work as part of a team, be adaptable and work on their own initiative as necessary.  You will be confident in being the central communication point for finance, students and parents/carers.  You will manage the trips and visits finances for Homewood School and all other aspects of the parent pay system.  In addition, you will support the finance team in various financial matters.

Excellent ICT, communication and interpersonal skills as well as attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to work in a team are essential along with an understanding of the need to be confidential.   An interest in finance/business and a willingness to learn is essential as well as GCSEs in Maths and English.

We seek to develop our staff through a professional growth model and treat everyone as an individual; we value personal strengths and qualities.  Our school is set in a 55 acre site midway between London and the Channel Ports and is easily commutable via major roads and motorways from London.  You will enjoy a unique working environment in the heart of the Weald of Kent including discounts and offers with Kent Rewards.   All teaching and Learning Support staff are provided with an IT device.  There is also a nursery based on the school site which offers discounts to Trust Staff. 

At Tenterden Schools Trust we will consider requests for flexible working on hiring. For this part time role, flexible hours are available. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need and we will explore what is possible.

If you have any queries, please contact Megan Wanstall, Human Resources 01580 764222 Ext 2351 or email vacancies@tenterden-schools-trust.com.

Closing date: 26th March 2023 however an early application is encouraged as we review applications as we receive them.

Information about the school

Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre is a mixed 11 – 18 wide ability school with Academy status with 2000 students including 350 in the Sixth Form. We are part of Tenterden Schools’ Trust working in collaboration with local primary schools and nurseries serving the Wealden town of Tenterden and the surrounding villages. The school is situated on the edge of Tenterden and enjoys a large semi-rural site overlooking open countryside. Home Farm Nursery is based in the grounds of Homewood School.

Homewood has excellent facilities for all its students and our specialisms in Performing Arts, Applied Learning and the Rural Dimension underpin our approaches to learning which are designed to raise achievement across the whole student body. We aim to maintain and develop the cultural aspirations of the school community in line with our priorities of “belonging” and “respect” and offer a broad range of curriculum opportunities in all subject areas. This also extends into the local community through partnerships across primary, secondary and higher education sectors as well as non-educational community partners.

Homewood provides a secure and caring learning environment in which all students can flourish and succeed. It is a school renowned for its support for students’ wellbeing. Heads of Community provide academic and pastoral leadership for the students in their Community, supported by dedicated form tutors, a Family Liaison Officer and Assistant Head of Community. A range of other staff including counsellors and a qualified nurse help and support the students through their time at Homewood. Consideration and respect for each other is central to our work and we are justly proud of our students’ achievements.

I hope you will be inspired to submit an application to join us. If you are successful, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a real opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the young people of this part of Kent.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Karen Nicholls
  • Address:Homewood School And Sixth Form Cent, Ashford Road, Tenterden, Kent, TN30 6LT
  • Telephone: 01580764222
  • Email: vacancies@homewood.kent.sch.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 Education.