Administrator, Education, Tunbridge Wells, 37 Hrs/Week Term-Time Only, up to £20,493 FTE* (DoE)

Location South East
Flex Type Term time only
Role Basis Permanent
Salary Up to £20,493 FTE* DoE
Company Ten2Two-Experts in Flexible Recruitment

This is a rare term-time opportunity, working for an expanding grammar school in Tunbridge Wells. If you are a strong administrator and enjoy the "numbers" side, this could be a great opportunity to develop your finance administration skills. In addition to the term-time working, they offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits.

Background

Our client is a well-respected, expanding and rapidly improving selective grammar school. It is undergoing a period of transformational change benefitting from a multi-million pound investment in Tunbridge Wells and a brand new building.

Staff benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development. They are looking for a highly organized, numerate, administrator to work in the small finance team and undertake a variety of administrative tasks. You don’t need to have a background in finance, as full training will be given. However, you will need to be an experienced administrator with excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow processes.

Responsibilities

This varied administration role sits in the small finance team of four people. Full training will be given. Core tasks;

Produce accurate and timely records, as directed, of all transactions within the School’s financial management systems.
Monitor the School’s bank accounts.
Support the Finance Assistant in generating accurate VAT records and reports, and preparing for year-end closedown, ensuring all systems and accounts are up to date and ready for year-end procedures to take place.
Monitor School income and liaise closely with all educational visit organisers, as well as providing administrative support for visits.
Assist with the administrative and accounting support for School CPD activities.
Support the finance team by inputting data for management accounting reports.
Monitor the accuracy of content in the School’s financial software packages.

Required Skills:

Competency in MS Office software, especially Word, Excel and Outlook. You will be able to undertake straightforward formulas in excel.
You don’t need to have a background in finance, as full training will be given. However, you will need to be an experienced administrator with excellent attention to detail and the ability to follow processes.
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, with excellent inter-personal skills.
You must be able to communicate with a wide variety of people and organisations and produce high quality work to tight deadlines.
Good organisational skills are crucial and you will need to be methodical and committed to the success of the School.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought for this position.

Terms

Permanent, term time only (plus 5 inset days), 39 weeks per year.
37 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Flexible with regards to working hours e.g. 830am-430pm or 9am-5pm).30-minute lunch. Finishing 30 minutes early on Friday.
Salary of £19,389-£20,493 FTE* (Dependent on experience), pro-rated to £16,750.63-£17,704.40 for 39 weeks per year.
Office based.
Pension
Free parking
A range of other benefits including; Employee Assistant Programme via Health Assure, Free Eye Tests, Paid Moving Day, Use of school Sports Centre, Training and development opportunities, Access to Kent Rewards (inc Cycle2work, Adult Education discount, discounted high street cards and vouchers at over 1,200 national and local retailers), Access to health and wellbeing resources, Childcare/nursery in site adjacent to school, Menopause support.

This is a rare term-time only role, working for an organisation that offers a supportive environment and a comprehensive list of benefits. If this sounds like the perfect opportunity.

*Full time equivalent – actual salary will depend on final hours agreed.

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