Finance Assistant - Term Time - Special Needs Position

Ripplevale School, Ripple

  • Ref:KCC886-6047-120S
  • Posted:18/03/2020
  • Pay:NJC 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:07/04/2020 at 17:00
  • Interviews:16/17 April 2020


We are looking for a Finance Assistant to join our busy administration team to work ideally every day to cover 20 hours per week.  The post holder will provide support to the Senior Administrator, CEO and Bookkeeper.

Candidates must be able to work with minimal supervision, be extremely well organised with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines and have a good level of concentration.  We are looking for someone who can offer us accuracy and efficiency with an excellent eye for detail.  

Experience and knowledge of working in finance would be advantageous but not essential as training will be given. We would expect you to be fully conversant with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel. 

Applicants should be committed, enthusiastic, self-motivated, and resilient and enjoy working in a busy environment.  

In return we can offer you an exciting opportunity to work in a flourishing, growing school with a varied and friendly team of professionals and colleagues to support you as you settle in your new role.

Application pack (covering letter & information for applicants, job description, person specification and Application Form) can be downloaded from this site. Please note; APPLICATIONS ARE ONLY ACCEPTED ON RIPPLEVALE SCHOOL APPLICATION FORM PLEASE. CVs on their own will be rejected.  You can also email:info@ripplevaleschool.co.uk or telephone 01304 365525 to request an application pack.

Ripplevale School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will require an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Information about the school

Ripplevale School is an independent day special school for boys aged from 6 to 18 who have an EHCP (Education Health Care Plan) for being on the Autistic spectrum often with associated conditions.

Our school is located in the village of Ripple near Deal in Kent.

We have a dedicated and committed team of teachers and support staff and we take pride in providing an appropriate school environment where our pupils can learn and develop.

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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.