Finance Officer, Reading

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Prospect SchoolReading

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Pay Scale 6 (Spinal Point 26-28) £12,868 – £13,700 pa (£23,398 – £24,964 pa, fte)

24 hours per week, term time only, plus five days

We are seeking to appoint a Finance Officer to work as part of our friendly and supportive office team. Applicants should have strong financial skills and experience of managing an accounts system would be beneficial. The successful applicant will have responsibility for the efficient and secure administration of the school’s finances on a day-to-day basis such as processing orders, invoicing and payments etc.  

Prospect School is located near to the motorway network and has excellent public transport options, providing frequent and reliable access to the school, but is a pleasant, green and open site. The teaching at this school is geared to meet the needs of the diverse community it serves, operating under inclusive and candid ethos. Prospect is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. Prospect is a successful 11-18 school with a strong focus on learning in all aspects of its work. There are 1,350 students on roll, including 170 students in the Sixth Form. The school is at the forefront of many educational initiatives and has a very positive attitude to change.

We are looking for a highly organised and motivated person who is able to deal with the daily pressures of our busy academy office, whilst retaining a calm manner and sense of humour. The ability to work closely and effectively with all staffing groups is a high priority

If you are interested in joining us, please check the school website for more information or contact the Office Manager, Mrs L Akister on 0118 9023152 or email Only applications on Prospect’s application form will be accepted.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment of the successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS certificate and registration with the update service. 

Prospect School is an equal opportunities employer. 

Closing date: Monday 26 March 2018.

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More about Prospect School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9590466
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