Finance Assistant, Devon

Closing date:Expiring soon

Clyst Vale Community CollegeDevon

Date posted:
Start date: Monday 6th January 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,443 per annum (actual salary)
Contract term: Permanent

Finance Assistant

Starting on Monday 6th January 2020

£14,443 per annum (actual salary)

32.5 hours per week (4 or 5 days per week, to be arranged)

41 weeks per year (38 term time, 5 non pupil days & 2 weeks in the summer holiday)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our finance department in offering financial and administrative support to a wide range of stakeholders across the college and externally. The main focus of the role will be financial, alongside payroll administration; however there is always the opportunity to immerse yourself in the wider aspects of college life.

About Us 

Clyst Vale Community College is a Rights Respecting school, offering secondary and further education with Maths, Science and Computing Academy status. Providing high quality education, life skills and vital learning experiences to students aged from 11 to 18. We are committed to providing the engaged, enlightened and well-educated citizens of tomorrow. 

Hours of Work

Starting on Monday 6th January 2020 at the latest. Working 32.5 hours per week over 4 or 5 days, for 41 weeks per annum. Working days must include Monday and Friday.  Exact working hours to be agreed dependent on number of working days. You will be required to work 2 weeks at the end of the summer holiday in addition to term time and non-pupil days.

The Role

With no two days ever being the same, you will support staff, students and external organisations in all matters financial. In addition you will assist the College Manager in the administration of the monthly payroll system.  

This role would be a great opportunity for someone who has excellent attention to detail and is highly numerate, with previous knowledge of PSF considered an advantage.

Previous experience of working in a school and knowledge of SIMS would also be advantageous, but not essential. 

About You 

To be considered as the Finance Assistant, you will need: 

- Experience of Microsoft Office packages, including Word and Excel 

- Exceptional organisational and time management skills

- Excellent attention to details and numeracy skills 

- The ability to work to deadlines 

- An effective team player mentality

The Rewards 

- Salary of £14,443 per annum (actual salary) 

- The chance to join a high-performing educational institution 

- A varied support role 

- Free online CPD package 

- Free on-site parking

Don't hesitate to apply if you feel your experience suits the description!

To Apply

Please complete an application form, which can be found on our website (

Email applications to

Closing date for all applications is 10am on Thursday 21st November 2019

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 27th November 2019

More about Clyst Vale Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Station Road, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3AJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1392 461407
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