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Bursar - Term Time

St Ethelbert's Catholic Primary School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-3722-41S
  • Posted:29/03/2021
  • Pay:KR 8 - £25,692 pro rata
  • Start Date:Thursday 23rd April 2021 or soon after
  • App Close Date:16/04/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 20th April 2021


St Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery are looking to appoint a self-motivated, highly-organised and professional Bursar to take responsibility for the financial management of our school from 23rd April 2021. The ideal candidate will be well-organised, efficient, flexible and able to cope under pressure and deal with constantly changing priorities. This role involves preparing financial returns for the LA and Diocese, completing DBS’ for new colleagues and volunteers, keeping the single central record up to date, strategic financial planning, efficient contract management and keeping our school website up to date.


The successful candidate will:

* Provide a full range of financial and people related services to the Governing Body, Senior Management Team and staff.

* Advise and support the Governing Body and Senior Management Team in the control and evaluation of budget decisions.

* Ensure all financial decisions continue to underpin the school's caring ethos.

* Be responsible for the management of information


This role is required for 37 hours a week. (8:30am - 16:00pm Monday to Thursday; 8:30am -3:30pm Friday)


Pay Scale KR 8 pro rata


This is a term time only post.


We are looking for an exceptional applicant who has appropriate, relevant, qualifications and experience in a similar role.


This permanent position is subject to a 6-month probation period.


We encourage potential applicants to visit or arrange a discussion with the head teacher before applying.

Please contact the school office to do this.

We welcome Catholic and Non-Catholic applicants. Non-Catholic’s must be able to support the Catholic life and ethos of the school, have good numeracy and literacy skills and/or an NVQ or equivalent related to the post. Experience of working with children is vital.


St. Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School and Nursery is committed to recruiting with care in order to safeguard the welfare of pupils. We expect all staff and volunteers to share that commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children, plus verification of right to work in the UK


Application forms, and further details, including a job description and person specification for the role may be obtained below or from our school website.


The closing date for applications is Friday 16th April at 12pm

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 20th April 

Please send completed applications forms directly to jane.vernon@stethelbertsschool.co.uk (School Manager/PA)


Information about the school

St Ethelbert’s Catholic Primary School is a one form entry school set in the heart of the Georgian town of Ramsgate, Kent, just a short walk from the beaches overlooking the English Channel. The school had its last Ofsted Inspection in June 2019 and is rated Good. Our staff and governors are hard-working, caring, supportive and friendly and the children are very well behaved. With our church being on the school site we are building strong links with our local community. Our school motto is ‘High Expectations for all, in the Light of Christ’. Children are encouraged to fulfil their potential through a creative curriculum that meets the needs of all pupils, develops independent and enquiry-based learning skills and offers appropriate challenges so that they achieve the highest possible standards in all areas of their lives. Our school values are THOUGHTFULNESS; KNOWLEDGE; INCLUSION'.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 570689


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.