Finance and Resources Officer, Enfield

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Ark John Keats AcademyEnfield

Date posted:
Start date: 4th June 2018 or as soon as possible after
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,599 - £22,507 (Ark Support Band 5 (outer London), Point 19 – 22) Dependent on skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent

Finance and Resources Assistant 

Ark John Keats Academy

A rare opportunity to join an outstanding new school in north London. 

Ark John Keats is an all-through school in the London Borough of Enfield. Our intake is mixed and comprehensive in nature. We opened our doors to our first two Reception classes in September 2013 and our first cohort of year 7 pupils joined us in September 2014. The academy will reach full capacity in 2020 with just under two thousand pupils. The academy was judged to outstanding in all areas in our Ofsted inspection of April 2015.

We are looking to recruit a committed Finance and Resources Assistant to join our school. You will have an important role to play in day to day financial management, ensuring compliance, high standards of financial probity and value for money across the academy. You will be responsible for resources ordering across the school, and liaise with Primary and Secondary leaders and the Finance Manager to establish best practice. At the end of each day, you will support the busy school administration team in a pupil and parent facing role. 

The ideal candidate will:

· have experience of financial procedures, cash handling and cash security

· have experience in a school or similar public sector environment or charity

· possess highly developed skills in spreadsheet and computerised accountancy software

· be part qualified AAT

· be committed to Ark’s ethos of high expectations 

· have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupils. 

To apply please go to The closing date for applications is 8am on Tuesday 24th April 2018. For an informal, confidential discussion please contact the Finance Manager on or 0208 443 3113.

Closing date: Tuesday 24th April  2018

Interviews: w/c 30th April

Start date: 4th June 2018, or as soon as possible after

Salary:  £20,599 - £22,507 (Ark Support Band 5 (outer London), Point 19 – 22) Dependent on skills and experience

Working pattern: 

- 38 hours per week during term time: (8:15am-5:00pm with a 4:15pm finish on Wednesdays) 

- 30 hours per week for approx 5 weeks during school holidays: (8:00am-2:00pm) 

- 8 weeks annual leave, to be taken during school holidays

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Ark John Keats Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Bell Lane, Enfield, London, EN3 5PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 443 3113
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Ark John Keats Academy is a mixed, all-through, comprehensive, non-denominational school situated in Enfield, Greater London. It accepts girls and boys aged 3-18. The academy will reach capacity in 2020 with just under 2,000 pupils. It is part of Ark...