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Administrative Assistant - Term Time

Spires Academy, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-6911-513S
  • Posted:02/10/2023
  • Pay:NJC 3 Point 5 £21,855 Pro-rated £19,700
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:09/10/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:11/10/2023


  • Supporting the business manager with finance processes such as raising orders, ensuring that orders are processed within agreed budgets, in line with procedures and providing best value. Entering supplier invoices onto finance system., maintenance of supplier’s records and bank details, reconciling monthly statements
  • To support the processing of Cash Book transactions, recording accurately within finance system, collecting cash and paying into the bank.
  • Supporting the preparation of monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Responsible for Petty cash transactions, making payments in accordance with procedures.
  • Administer the lettings process, taking bookings, liaising with external organisation and invoicing accordingly.
  • Support the coordination of school trips, setting up the services on the cashless system, collating payments received and processing invoices.
  • Assist the Business Manager in any issues relating to Finance, HR, Admissions, Attendance and Reception as required.

Information about the school


Spires Academy offers a distinctive small school environment and is justly proud of its reputation as a place where each individual is well known, listened to and encouraged to be the best they can be.

We work hard to provide a safe and happy environment within which every student can grow and achieve personal, social and academic success. We believe that Spires Academy makes a difference in the life chances of our students and that we can nurture confident young people who will play an active and constructive part in the community they live.

We are proud of our inclusive approach and strive to ensure that learning is enjoyable and seen as a lifelong process.

Spires Academy is part of the Education for the 21st Century Trust. The mission of E21C is to enhance the lives of children and young people by equipping them with the knowledge, personal skills and qualifications to become highly employable citizens, who can lead communities.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Gemma Lees
  • Address:Bredlands Lane, Sturry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 0HD
  • Telephone: 01227710392
  • Email: glees@spires.e21c.co.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.