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School Administrator/Finance Assistant

Job title: School Administrator/Finance Assistant
Location: Basford, Stoke-on-Trent
Industry: Nursery Secondary Primary SEN
Salary: £13 - £15 per hour
Reference: 0000195306_1710342857
Contact name: Aspire People Limited
Contact email:

Job description

Are you an experienced Administrator/Finance Assistant with a background working in a school environment?

Aspire People are currently recruiting for a temporary Administrator/Finance Assistant to work in a busy Primary School based in Stoke On Trent. It is advantageous that applicants have school finance and administration experience and be proficient on SIMS. However, applicants with strong administration and finance experience in a similar sector will also be considered, but you must have the drive and enthusiasm to learn new skills and be able adapt quickly.

You must also be willing to work on a temporary basis and work between the hours of 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m. The role is to start ASAP and is for roughly 8 - 12 weeks.

There may also be an opportunity to move to a permanent contract within the School, although this is not guaranteed.

You must have an enhanced child work force DBS on the update service, or be willing to pay £47.20 for a new one. Please only apply if you are able to do this.

As a School Administrator/Finance Assistant your day to day responsibilities will include but not limited to:
« Inputting details onto SIMS
« Answering phones and taking messages
« Typing of letters and memos
« Filing, faxing and photocopying
« Dealing with parents and pupils
« Assist in the provision of the comprehensive financial support services
«Promote the highest standards of financial probity and value for money
«Prepare monthly reports to present to the business manager
«Monitor budgets within the academy
«Oversee communications with payroll services, teachers pensions and the local government pension scheme
«Maintain systems and procedures that ensure transactions are records
«Oversee preparations of invoices and collection of all fees
«Contribute to the development and maintenance of financial systems and processes

You must be:
« Proactive
« Hardworking
« Used to working to strict deadlines
« Not afraid to take on new tasks
« Able to multi task
« Outgoing and have a friendly personality

You will be supported by me, Georgina Longhorne. I am Aspire People's Office & Technical consultant for the Staffordshire, Derbyshire and the Black Country areas. Whether you are seeking temporary or permanent work, I will be able to assist you in finding the perfect position. I offer excellent rates of pay and I will be on hand to offer support throughout assignments.

I am keen to speak to experienced Administrators/Finance Assistants who are interested in working in a forward-thinking school. Please apply above and I will be in touch in due course. Alternatively, if you know of anybody who might be interested in this position then we offer generous referral fees!

If you are interested in finding out more about Aspire People visit our website at

*Please note that applicants must have a DBS on the update service, or be willing to pay £47.20 for a new one to be processed*

Aspire People Limited provides services as an Education Agency and an Education Employment Business. Aspire People is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects every candidate to share this commitment. Placements are subject, to appropriate Child Protection screening, including checks with former employers and the Disclosure and Barring Checks.
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