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Finance Support Assistant

St Andrew's C of E High SchoolWest Sussex

Finance Support Assistant

Temporary contract  to start in January 2022 to cover maternity leave (Anticipate 9-12 month position)

WSCC Grade 4, £19, 312 - £19,698, pro rata. The actual salary for this role is  £16,415 - £16,743

37 hours per week

Term time only + INSET days + 5 days to be worked during the school holiday period (actual days to be agreed with Line Manager)

A vacancy has arisen for a Finance Support Assistant to join our dedicated team and cover a period of maternity leave within the Business Support department.

The successful candidate will be a confident, proactive and highly organised individual who can provide administrative support to the team, with a core focus on financial administration and the organisation of school trips. They will relish variety in a role and thrive on working well under pressure and to tight deadlines

The ideal candidate will be:

• Qualified to A level standard, with Maths and English GCSE Grade C or above (or

• Have recent experience of using a Management Information System (e.g. SIMS) and/or
  financial management software. However, full training will be available on the school’s
  specific systems.

• Have experience of working in an office environment in an administrative or finance role

• Possess excellent customer service skills and have experience of dealing with the public.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a strong team that contributes to the effective running of the School.

You will need to complete an Application Form – Non-Teaching Staff to be considered for this vacancy, alongside a covering letter explaining how you meet the job and person specification. Please see for full details. This form should be submitted electronically to All received applications will be acknowledged electronically. In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs cannot be accepted.

Visits to the school so that you can meet the Leadership Team Line Manager and see the facilities we have available are welcomed. If you would like to arrange a visit, then please email:

If you would like to have a chat with our Business Manager about the role then please call 01903 820676 and ask to speak to Mrs Claire Foot

Closing date for applications: Friday 10th December 2021, 9:00 am

Interviews: w/c 13th December

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