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Finance Manager - Full-time

Abbey Court , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-7053-31S
  • Posted:02/03/2021
  • Pay:£25,991 - £33,782
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:19/03/2021 at 15:30
  • Interviews:TBC


Abbey Court caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located on 2 Strood sites; Nursery & Primary (Cliffe Road) and Secondary & Further Education (Rede Court Road). Facilities include an on-site school farm.


The Finance Manager will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of this busy finance department. The role will include line management of a small finance team (2 colleagues) who oversee all aspects of financial support to the school, including order and invoicing, month end procedures and budget monitoring. The post holder will work closely with, and report to, the School Business Manager.


This position would suit somebody with a flexible and energetic approach who enjoys working as part of a committed and supportive team. Colleagues looking to step up into a managerial role and develop leadership skills, would be supported with their CPD.


Working hours are 37 per week, term time only + 5 Staff Development Days. Comprehensive training and induction will be provided and a recognised

financial qualification is preferred. Experience of school financial management would be beneficial but not essential.


Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Abbey Court School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post.


This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of appointment for post is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure.


For an application pack, please write to/telephone

(stating the role for which you are applying):

Mrs Linda Taylor, School Business Manager

Abbey Court School, Rede Court Road, Strood, Kent. ME2 3SP   

(01634 338236)


Please note CV’s will not be accepted.


Closing date: 19 March 2021

Information about the school

Abbey Court School provides a stimulating, challenging and safe learning environment where pupils and staff efforts, work and achievement are celebrated.

Abbey Court School caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located in pleasant surroundings on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road (Secondary & Further Education). The Primary provision is located in a new purpose built facility, and includes a school farm.

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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.