Finance Assistant, Kingston Upon Thames

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Kingston AcademyKingston Upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,080 to £20,207 pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

The Kingston Academy seeks a Finance Assistant to provide support to our Finance Officer in ensuring that all Trust transactions are accurately processed from initial order to payment and that school finance processes are adhered to at all times. 

The successful candidate for this role will join us at an exciting stage in our development.  Our recent Ofsted inspection in May this year was hugely positive, judging the school to be Outstanding in all categories and identifying no areas requiring improvement.  The project to build a large modern extension with state-of-the-art STEM facilities to house our growing school is nearing completion.  The addition of a new Year 7 intake in September 2018 has brought total pupil numbers to over 700, whilst our original History Makers, entering in Year 10, are starting their KS4 studies.  In addition, planning for the development of our Sixth Form has begun in earnest.

Prospective candidates are very welcome to come for an informal visit to the school prior to submitting their application.    To apply for this role, please complete the online application form.

Assessment Procedure 

Our selection procedure will aim to identify with rigour whether the candidate fulfills the requirements of the post and will include the consideration of the candidate’s suitability to work with children and young people.  The process will include: 

  • Carrying out a finance related in-tray exercise; 
  • Meeting with a panel of our pupils for informal question and answer session;
  • Written safeguarding exercise; 
  • Interview with Finance Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Head Teacher

Key Dates  

  • Deadline for applications is midnight on Monday 26th November 2018.  
  • Assessment day will take place on Friday 30th November 2018.  (Candidates should keep this day free when applying for the role).


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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 5PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8465 6200
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