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Finance Assistant - Full-time

Thamesview School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5407-408S
  • Posted:17/01/2022
  • Pay:KR6 Points 17-20
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:31/01/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 7th Feb 2022


Finance Assistant


37 hours per week (5 days – full time)

Term time only - 39 wks per year (including Staff Development Days)

Thamesview Pay Scale Range 6, Point 17 – Point 20

£20,997 - £22,918 per annum (FTE)

Pro rata £18,061.62 - £19,714.06



We are seeking to appoint a passionate member of staff to work closely with our Finance Manager and other members of the Admin Team to provide key administrative financial support, adhering to the School’s Financial Procedure and Standards at all time. This vacancy has been created by an internal promotion and therefore support and training from the predecessor will be available.


The ideal applicant should have…

  • Good GCSE level (or equivalent) English and Maths Qualifications.
  • Strong office administration experience.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • A high level of IT literacy with experience of Microsoft packages including Word and Excel.
  • Experience of working with SIMS FMS6 (preferred).
  • The ability to work as a flexible member of a team.
  • Ability to be proactive and work on own initiative.
  • Willingness to contribute to the overall development of the school in a positive and committed way.
  • Committed to the professional development of themselves and others within the team.


To apply please submit your application form with your reasons for wanting this position, together with evidence of why you are suitable for the role, and how you have developed your skills in previous roles in readiness for this position.


Further details and application forms may be obtained from our HR Manager by email at k.mcgowan@thamesview.kent.sch.uk or by telephoning 01474 566552 ext 1120.


Closing Date:        31st January 2022 at 9am

Interviews:           w/c 7th February 2022


CVs without an application form will not be accepted.


Appointment to this post is subject to a criminal background check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Thamesview School operates a no smoking policy.

Information about the school

Thamesview School is a place where every member of school is encouraged to have the highest aspirations in their personal and academic lives. Our students are encouraged to become globally aware citizens who embrace high moral standards.

We place Teaching and Learning at the very core of everything we do and are committed to empowering students to become:

• aspirational • confident in learning • adaptable • creative • responsible

Our school emphasises the importance of core skills and the importance of the fundamental skills involved, particularly in English and maths, and in all other curriculum areas. Our rich curriculum enables each student to make progress on a pathway which is right for them. This means that the school offers both academic and vocational qualifications so that each individual is fully prepared to maintain strong habits of learning throughout their lives and to be fully prepared to participate in society as lifelong learners.

Thamesview School cares for its students so that everyone feels safe and is able to learn. Our ethos of care and respect permeates through every aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to act with integrity and honesty in every aspect of their lives and to ensure that they leave school with a tenacity to succeed and willingness to make positive contributions to our society.

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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).