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Finance Officer - Part-time

Goldwyn School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-7041-205S
  • Posted:26/11/2019
  • Pay:Negotiable dependant on experience/qualifications
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:09/12/2019 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Following the successful external promotion of the current post holder we are seeking to appoint a Finance Officer to assist the School Business Manager in providing an efficient, prompt and secure financial service to the school.  Previous experience of school finance would be advantageous, but is not essential.  The school uses FMS software and training will be provided, if required.  The successful application will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of purchase invoices, reconciling to supplier statements.  Other duties will include receive and record monies from other schools, students and parents/carers, as well as undertaking other support duties such as assisting reception, dealing with correspondence, filing and word processing.  This post is based in Goldwyn Ashford. 

Salary: A competitive salary will be offered for this post, negotiable dependent upon experience /qualifications. This post is for 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only plus staff development days). The hours of work are negotiable but is for 5 days per week. 

You are welcome to visit at your earliest opportunity - please contact the school in the first instance.

Closing Date: 9 December 2019 (10am)

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Goldwyn School reserves the right to interview at any point during the recruitment process and early applications are encouraged.


Goldwyn School is committed to the highest standards in safeguarding procedures and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

References may be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the school

Goldwyn is a pioneering school that provides an exciting, high achieving and creative curriculum for students who have a "learning difference". Every child at Goldwyn is unique and it is our mission to design a learning pathway that reflects high GCSE aspirations as well as encouraging their inherent talents through music, art, languages, technology, science, sport, vocational education and much more. The Goldwyn leaders and all our staff are inspirational and committed to providing a happy, secure and stimulating school in which students enjoy their learning. We provide an education which develops the whole child academically, socially and emotionally. We focus our energies on ensuring that all children aim for excellence in their work and are able to achieve the very best that they can.

Goldwyn School is a KCC Foundation Special School for children and young people with an EHCP for SEMH needs from age 11 to 16 (provision for 16+ is delivered at Goldwyn Sixth Form College). Students who are admitted to the school have complex and wide ranging difficulties and come from a wide range of socio-economic backgrounds and a wide geographical area.

Goldwyn School is an Outstanding School for students with SEMH needs, and consists of: • Goldwyn Ashford in Great Chart, Ashford (TN23 3BT) • Goldwyn Folkestone in Parkfield Road, Folkestone (CT19 5BY) • Goldwyn Plus at Goldwyn Educational Studios in Beaver Lane, Ashford (TN23 5NX) (our alternative curriculum programme) • Goldwyn Sixth Form College, Ashford (TN23 3BT) and Folkestone (CT19 5BY)

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01233 662177


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.