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Finance Assistant

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 06/08/2020 12:00
Grade N4: £18,795 to £19,945 per annum, pay award pending.
Hours per week:
37 hours per week.
Job Category:
Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3RU.
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Job details 

Closing date:
6 Aug

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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This school has Academy status and you will be employed by the Board of Trustees.

Kenton School - all different all equal
Drayton Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 3RU.

37 hours, all year round
Open to job share/part-time applicants.

Kenton Schools Academy Trust was established in 2014 and comprises of two academies supported by our Central Services Team. Kenton School, our largest academy has around 1800 students including a successful sixth form provision. With around 400 students expected to rise to around 500 over the next 5 years, Studio West school focusses on delivering a studio school type approach.

We are seeking an experienced Finance Assistant to join our busy team in this new post providing support raising invoices, processing payments and responding to queries from our Trust, schools and suppliers.

We are seeking candidates with either experience working in a financial or administration role combined with excellent numeracy and literacy skills (evidence by a minimum of GSCE A*C (4-9 ) in Mathematics and English, or those with a relevant finance qualification, such as AAT, seeking to start their career in finance.

Candidates must possess effective communication skills and the ability to process and analyse figures accurately and to tight deadlines, excellent interpersonal and ICT skills, including use of Microsoft Excel.

In return we offer you the opportunity to join our supportive, professional central services team, in a role that offers fantastic opportunities for training and further development.

If you feel you have the experience, skills and attributes to succeed as part of our team, please complete the online form via www.tes.com/jobs/ selecting ‘Quick Apply’ or download an application form from our website www.ksmat.org and return it to human.resources@kenton.newcastle.sch.uk.

The post is open to applications for job share/part time.

Closing date: 12 noon on 6 August 2020.

Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.

As this post involves working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information, written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

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