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Finance Administrator - Part-time

Bidborough CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3023-72S
  • Posted:30/05/2023
  • Pay:KR4
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:23/06/2023 at 13:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking for someone with finance experience to join our staff team at Bidborough Chuch of England Primary School. 

We are seeking to appoint a friendly, professional, highly organised, efficient and reliable person to the key role of Finance Adminstrator. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with both adults and children, be able to multi-task, have the ability to keep calm under pressure and to meet deadlines. They will also have discretion and a sense of humour. Previous experience of working in a school office would be an advantage, but not essential; you will however need excellent IT skills, be well organised and able to prioritise a varying workload.

The position is for 15 hours per week on-site, working approximately 9-12, with the opportunity for ad hoc additional hours. Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Undertake a range of financial procedures, including placing orders, invoicing, preparation of cheques, preparation of bank runs, banking cash, issuing receipts and dealing with supplier issues
  • Undertake other support duties such as reception, dealing with correspondence, filing and word processing

We are lucky enough to work in a beautiful setting, with friendly, supportive staff and welcome visits to the school. Should you be successful, we will offer you training to support you in your role and on-going professional development.

Bidborough Church of England Primary school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of children. The appointment is subject to the receipt of appropriate references and a satisfactory enhanced DBS.


Information about the school

Bidborough Church of England Primary School is a Good School (Ofsted November 2022) and an Outstanding Church school according to our Church inspection (SIAMS 2017). We are a school that strives for improvement and is very well supported by the governing body. The school has strong collaborative links across the Tunbridge Wells community, supporting subject leadership and professional development at all levels.

You will join a supportive team in a beautiful location. There is a strong village feel and an engaged parent community. Our work to support wellbeing has been recognised through the Sandwell Wellbeing award and Nourish the Workplace award - a reflection of our continued commitment to pupils and staff.

We seek to balance the academic pressures put on the children by providing a holistic approach to educating our children. This is partly what leads to our sense of family within our community, together with staff, parents and children who enjoy working and learning together. We aim to provide our children with a rich and varied experience, leading to increasing independence and self-esteem. Our vision statement is Faith in our Future, reflecting our underlying Christian values which prevail throughout the school.

Please do visit our website for a virtual tour of the school.

The school 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 subject to an enhanced safeguarding check and satisfactory references.

Visits to our school are encouraged and inquiries are most welcome. Please use Kent's Online Application Form and an accompanying Letter of Application stating your strengths and experience if you are interested in this vacancy. We reserve the right to interview and appoint at our convenience.

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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.