Finance Officer, Kensington and Chelsea

Closing date:Expiring soon

Wetherby Kensington SchoolKensington and Chelsea

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £14,706 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Part time (0.5) term-time plus (39 weeks per year)

Wetherby Kensington opened in September 2017 and is a two form, non-selective pre-preparatory school for boys from Reception to Year 3. It follows the same curriculum and shares the same values and ethos as Wetherby School, offering the same high levels of academic education and pastoral care. The school prepares boys for onward progression to top prep schools including Wetherby Preparatory School.

We are looking for a career minded and enthusiastic Finance Officer to work in our busy school. This will be a permanent, part-time, term-time plus position (39 weeks per year). The contracted hours will be from 8.30am until 12.30pm five days a week.

The role requires a committed and efficient administrator who has proven accounting experience. S/he must have excellent people skills as well as ensuring that the financial elements of the school run smoothly; that all fees are paid on time; and that all costs are cross referenced to relevant budgets.  S/he must have a good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.  Experience of working with SIMS and in the education sector is desirable.

The part-time Finance Officer will be line managed by the Headmistress and work closely with the Finance Department at Alpha Plus Head Office in terms of processes and training.

The salary for the position will be £14,706 (fte £35,000) which includes 5 weeks paid holiday.

To apply, please complete an online application on the Alpha Plus careers portal. 

https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/alphaplusgroup/vms/e/careers/positions/bzuOlK4ePbqOQarwDjDb5O  

Wetherby Kensington is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all Wetherby Kensington staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance along with other relevant pre-employment checks. References will be taken up and carefully checked.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Address: 4 Wetherby Gardens, Kensington, London, SW5 0JN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 910 9760
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