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Job details
Employer St Matthew Academy
Location London Borough of Lewisham
Salary Scale 5 term time only - £24,544-£26,588 - ( Pro rata)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts November/December 2017

We are seeking to appoint a reliable and committed Finance Assistant to join our academy in as soon as possible. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a Finance & Administration assistant who possesses integrity, optimism, credibility, resilience, calmness and a sense of proportion. The successful Finance Assistant will demonstrate a background of previous experience within Finance and Administration with knowledge of the system P.S Financial systems and other school finance packages. The candidate will assist the Finance & Resources Manager and the Academy Business Manager in undertaking a range of financial, and general administrative support functions. You will be responsible for full adherence of the academy’s security procedures, ensuring security of all the money and financial information at all times.

St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant Catholic all-through school for girls and boys aged 3 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community.  At St Matthew Academy our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefitting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.

The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our Catholic ethos, passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectation, well organised and able to support teaching. Candidates who have extremely high expectations for themselves, pupils and staff; engage pupils with their enthusiasm for learning and keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply.

We Offer:

  • Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
  • Staff who are supportive towards each other and enjoy working collaboratively with one another
  • A personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff
  • Strong links with our outstanding partner schools, giving opportunities for unrivalled promotion, collaboration and CPD
  • A fully equipped gym and fitness suite that is well used and free for staff

We welcome visits to our Academy, please contact Lois Kates, HR Manager to book in a time to visit us:  LOK@stmatthewacademy.co.uk  

To apply please request an application pack from Benjamin Evans at StMatthewAcademy@hays.com or you can contact Ben on 020 7259 8770 for further information.  Your application is a direct permanent application to St Matthew Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.

Closing Date:   Wednesday 25th October 2017, 12 Noon

You can also visit http://www.stmatthewacademy.co.uk/ for more information.

St Matthew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Full DBS and reference checks are made for all posts.  This post is also exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  St Matthew Academy is an Equal opportunity employer.

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