Summerfields Primary School

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Finance Manager

Summerfields Primary School, Newport

Grade 9, £5,813.50 to £6,422.91 per annum

Vacancy Reference: FM0122

Closing Date: 20/01/2022

Interview Date: 31/01/2022

Hours: 9 per week (Monday and Thursdays term time only)

Contract Type: Permanent

 

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Finance Manager to be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the School’s Finance, Accounting and Budgeting systems.

 

The successful candidate will provide timely and accurate information and advice to the Head Teacher, Senior Leadership Team, Governing Body and Administration Team to enable all parties to fulfil their relevant responsibilities ensuring best practice and compliance in line with financial policy, legislation and regulatory requirements.

 

We are looking for someone who:

Has a strong background in finance

Enjoys working as part of an inclusive team

Has a strong commitment to supporting the work of education leaders to achieve the best possible outcomes for children

Finance experience within the education sector is desirable as is the ability to multitask and work flexibly within a team environment

 

We can offer:

A supportive Governing Body which is outward looking, ambitious an supportive

A supportive, dedicated and motivated staff team who are committed to driving school improvement

A thriving and successful learning community underpinned by school values

 

For more information please call the school office on 525085.  Application packs are available to download from the school website: www.summerfieldsprimaey.co.uk.

 

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

 

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

 

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years.

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

 

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.