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Finance Administration Assistant - Full-time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-53-S
  • Posted:24/09/2021
  • Pay:£20,000 - £23,000
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:04/10/2021 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Finance Administration Assistant to join our excellent and growing team.  You will work alongside the TSAT Central Finance Team, providing finance administration assistant support to external Academy Trust’s as part of TSfEs support services.  

We are looking for a candidate with previous experience of working as a finance administration assistant and experience in Education or using PS Financials would be desirable.  

If you are able to work on your own initiative, remain accurate and efficient under pressure and want to be part of a growing organisation supporting over 10,000 pupils, we would love to hear from you. 

About Us

Thinking Solutions for Education (TSfE) is a company created to provide advice and consultancy services to the Education Sector.  TSfE is wholly owned by The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, a successful family of schools that work together to improve the life chances of all its children and young people. It makes fulfilment, personal development and support of its staff a priority.

What we can offer you:

  • Discounted gym membership (Gym located on site)
  • The opportunity to join a growing organisation during an extremely exciting time, with the opportunity for progression as the Trust grows in size
  • Great CPD and exposure to a wide range of finance and business management experiences
  • Membership to the NEST pension scheme
  • Annual leave entitlement of 26 days, increasing to 30 after 5 years of service.
  • We place value on the health & wellbeing of our staff and have a range of packages in place to support our staff, including a 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Free onsite parking


What you need to do now:

If you are interested in joining TSfE and benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our organisation and are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

If you require any further information please contact Doug Stewart, Head of Finance, The Thinking Schools Academy Trust, Email: d.stewart@tsatrust.org.uk 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

Think about their Thinking, Be their Best self, Shape their Success, In this way we transform life chances

As part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. The Trust supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer.

Our mission is to “transform life chances”; at The Thinking Schools Academy Trust we believe education has the power to change lives and children only have one chance to get this right. To ensure all our academies focus on our mission school leaders translated our mission to core values that would be demonstrated and evident in all our Academies:

Child First, Aspire, Challenge, Achieve

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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.