Finance Officer, Hounslow

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Oaklands SchoolHounslow

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Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30930 to £32637 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Finance Officer

£30930 to £32637 per annum

Oaklands is an excellent special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. 

From September 2018 we have a Primary school (New Oaks), Secondary school (High Oaks) and a specialist independent SEN College provision (Great Oaks). We can cater for students aged from 4 to 25 across the Oaklands group.


Oaklands is at an exciting point in its development. We recently relocated to our purpose built new school building (close to Osterley Tube Station and other public transport links) that offers state of the art facilities for our students. In time, the primary and secondary schools will be based on two sites with New Oaks Primary moving back to Woodlands Road once refurbishment is completed.

We are looking to appoint a Finance Officer to assist the School Business Consultant in providing a high quality financial service to the Oaklands School and Great Oaks College. The successful candidate will hold a relevant degree, be AAT/CIMA/ACCA qualified and will have at least 2 years experience of working in a similar role in a school or college. Please refer to the job description and person specification for the full range of skills needed and responsibilities of the post.

We can offer the successful candidate a generous holiday allowance, comprehensive induction programme, pension scheme and employee assistance programme.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website:  Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Lindsey Banks, HR Officer for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (option 3).

To apply, please complete and email the application form to

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification. 

CV’s will not be accepted. NO AGENCIES.

Closing Date: 9am 18th January 2019

Interview Date: 28th January 2019

Start Date: as soon as possible

Pay Scale: Hounslow Pay Scale SO2 point 32 to point 34

Actual Salary: £30930 to £32637 per annum

Contract Type: Full time, permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

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More about Oaklands School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gresham Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW3 4BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8560 3569
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