Finance Officer, Sydenham, London

Closing date:

Adamsrill Primary SchoolSydenham, London

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £27,402 -£29,009 pa pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

Finance Officer to start January 2019 or sooner if possible

35 hours per week term time only + INSET and 1 week (40 weeks)

Scale 6 point 26-28: £27,402 - £29,009pa pro rata

Actual salary approx. £23,957 - £25,362pa

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced, reliable and highly organised Finance Officer to join our friendly school office team. You will be working in a busy environment and should be flexible with the willingness to adapt to whatever the day may bring. The Finance Officer will be responsible for managing financial and HR systems and processes to support the School Business Manager. This role would ideally suit an individual who aspires to become a SBM.

We are looking for someone with:

  • School office experience
  • Experience of using finance systems with      school accounting software being advantageous 
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong      numeracy skills 
  • Ability to keep accurate records and respect      confidentiality.
  • Self-motivation and can      work independently using own initiative 
  • Excellent communication      skills both written and verbal
  • The willingness to go the extra mile.
  • A sense of humour 

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to undertake accredited      qualifications
  • An inviting and well-resourced learning      environment.
  • A hard working and friendly staff team      always willing to support 
  • A senior leadership team committed to      continued professional development
  • Strong community links
  • Supportive governors and parents 
  • An opportunity to make a real difference      to our local community

Safeguarding Statement

Adamsrill Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. 

Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, overseas checks if applicable and receipt of satisfactory references. 

Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinite Leave to Remain.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Adamsrill Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

Other information

Visits to the school are encouraged, please call our school office on 0208 699 8548 to arrange an appointment.

Additional information about the school can be found on our website

Application packs are available at and should be emailed to the School Business Manager at Please note CV’s will not be accepted. References will be requested for those shortlisted ONLY and prior to interview. 

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful. 

Closing Date: Midnight 18th November 2018.

Interview date: Thursday 22nd November 2018

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More about Adamsrill Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Adamsrill Road, London, SE26 4AQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8699 8548