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Finance & HR Assistant - Term Time

St Nicholas' School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-7063-136S
  • Posted:05/06/2023
  • Pay:KR5. TTO, 18 HPW, FTE £22595 Actual Pay £9365.92
  • Start Date:01/09/2023
  • App Close Date:05/07/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:12/07/2023


We are seeking to appoint an Finance & HR Assistant to provide a friendly, efficient and organsied service for the school. This is a Part Time, Term time only plus Inset days role, 3 days (18 Hours Per Week) 39 weeks 8.30am - 2.30pm, days are flexible.

Applicants must be computer literate (Microsoft Word and Excel).   You will have English GCSE grade C or above or a recognised equivalent.

 Ideally you will have:

  • Excellent Microsoft Office - Excel and Word
  • Good communication skills
  • Worked with systems - FMS/Arbor
  • Ability to work to deadlines and manage a varied workload
  • Highly organised
  • Numerate
  • Attention to detail
  • Be calm under pressure
  • Flexible approach and the ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player
  • Looks for ways to continuously improve
  • “Can do” approach
  • At least GCSE English Grade C (or above/equivalent)
  • Ability to work independently and multitask

The successful candidate will be joining a friendly and supportive team of staff.  If you would like to visit the school this can be arranged by contacting Vicki Richardson on 01227 464316 or email v.richardson@stns.org.uk.

St Nicholas School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children.

Information about the school

St Nicholas School is an SEN school with 355 pupils on role aged 4-19 years. We are a friendly and caring school situated in the historic city of Canterbury. St Nicholas operates on a number of sites and works closely with partner schools and Canterbury College to provide a wide range of opportunities for all its pupils. St Nicholas is also the base for the Outreach team of teachers who support children with special needs in mainstream schools.

The staff are professional, enthusiastic, dedicated and strive to provide all pupils with the best possible education.

St Nicholas works closely with parents and carers to ensure the needs of all pupils are met. Pupils at St Nicholas achieve well and make good progress. We have some excellent specialist resources and facilities and we are very proud of our school community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Richard Dalton
  • Address:Holm Oak Close, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3JJ
  • Telephone: (01227) 464316
  • Email: recruitment@stns.org.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.