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Senior Finance Officer - Central Business Hub - Full-time

Culverstone Green Primary School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-2110-134S
  • Posted:02/03/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 9
  • Start Date:Immediately
  • App Close Date:27/03/2023 at 17:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The Golden Thread Alliance are looking to appoint a Senior Finance Officer to join our central finance team.

The role is for 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. The working hours are 8:30am to 16:30pm Monday to Thursday and 08:30am – 16:00pm Friday, with a 30 minute lunch break each day, but hours can be flexible for the suitable candidate. The salary is Kent Range 9, £30,485 to £34,693.

You will support the Deputy Chief Financial Officer in maintaining a high standard of business and financial support centrally, and to each school within The Golden Thread Alliance. Please see the job description for more detail.

The successful candidate must have an accounting qualification – minimum AAT Level 4.

Once fully trained we can offer hybrid working.  The central team hub is at Culverstone Green Primary School.

In return, we offer:

  • Commitment to your ongoing Continued Professional Development
  • Family friendly/sociable working hours and a work-life balance
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement
  • 2 family days, which is in addition to annual leave entitlement
  • Access to Local Government Pension scheme
  • Eyecare vouchers through Specsavers
  • Hybrid working – once fully trained

The Golden Thread Alliance 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.

Two references are also required prior to commencement of employment.

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 school

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:Culverstone Green, Wrotham Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA13 0RF
  • Telephone: 07444 035771
  • Email: HR@golden-thread.org


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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.