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Finance Manager - Full-time

Abbey Court , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-7053-62S
  • Posted:10/01/2022
  • Pay:Medway Scale Grade B2, £30,451 - £38,890
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:24/01/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week of 7.2.2022


Full Time, 37 hours, 52 weeks

Flexible working and job share considered.  Possibility of non-term time home working.

Medway Scale, Grade B2     

£30,451 - £38,890


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 Leader.


This position would suit somebody with a flexible and energetic approach who enjoys working as part of a committed and supportive team. Colleagues will be supported with their CPD.


Working hours are 37 per week 52 weeks per year. 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 enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.


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Please note, CV’s will not be accepted


Closing date: Monday 24th January 2022 at 9am

Interview date:  During the week of 7th February 2022


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

01634 338220

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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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).