Finance & Admin Administrator – Wood End Primary School, Wood End


Salary: Grade E - SCP 13-17 £16,491 to £17,772


Contract: Permanent – 39wks Term Time Only


Start Date: Jan 2018 or before if available


Closing Date: Thursday 30th November 2017        Interviews: W/C 4th Dec 2017


“Education is for improving lives and for leaving your community and world better than you found it


Wood End Primary School, part of the Community Academies Trust (CAT) is seeking to appoint a F&A Administrator to join our friendly team.


Applications are invited from enthusiastic and motivated individuals with excellent inter-personal skills and a flexible approach to providing a high quality service at a supervisory level. The successful candidate will, under the direction of the School Business Manager, be responsible for the provision of an effective finance and admin support service, understand safeguarding procedures and possess the ability to work calmly under pressure.

The Community Academies Trust currently comprises of nine primary schools, five secondary schools and two National Teaching Schools. We are driven by a desire to lead rather than follow, and to be beacons of outstanding local provision, which our community can rely on for the excellent education we provide for our children. We have a proven track record of achieving success and our school will be supported by expertise and support from across the trust. Serving a rich and diverse village community, we are looking to provide an outstanding education, where children will thrive in our caring, exciting, and inspirational learning environment


Successful applicants will be an excellent communicators and IT literate with the ability to work within a demanding environment and demonstrate the following:

  • Management, collection and reconciliation of School monies, free school meals and milk in schools scheme,

  • Responsible for school ordering and problem resolving

  • Responsible for purchase and sales ledgers and query resolution as required

  • Management of the schools admissions procedures and accurately maintain pupil related information system, including pupil attendance data,

  • Ensure the provision of quality administration support including word processing, drafting, reprographics and filing,

  • Ensure that a friendly and effective reception and switchboard service is provided

  • Liaise with staff when organising school visits, events and extra-curricular activities

  • Promote the vision and values of the school and wider Trust



How do I apply?


To apply for this position, please download how to complete an application form to complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms. Submit the forms to Fiona Hinds, School Business Manager by no later than 9.00am on Thursday 30th November 2017 by email at Information is also available on the School website


Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 4th December 2017 at Wood End Primary School, Wood Street, Wood End, Warwickshire.




Community Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards in line with Community Academies Trust vision and values.


If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact Fiona Hinds, School Business Manager on 01827 872237.


Community Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

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