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Office Manager / Finance Officer - Hampreston CE VA First School Wimborne Minster

Dorset Council UK

Dorset Council UK Wimborne Minster Wimborne United Kingdom

3 months ago

Hampreston CE VA First School - Office Manager / Finance Officer

Permanent, Full-Time, Term Time Only

Hampreston CE VA First School is looking for a highly organised, efficient Office Manager/Finance Officer with excellent interpersonal skills to work in our busy school office. This rewarding role covers a wide range of responsibilities including financial administration, budget management, HR management and secretarial duties. You will be required to offer a friendly and helpful ‘front-of-house’ welcome to pupils, parents and visitors.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate sound financial experience along with excellent keyboard skills; a knowledge of Microsoft office and Excel and an ability to work with a number of other school related IT systems. Where necessary, appropriate training would be offered. Please see the attached job description & person specification for more details about the job role and the person we are looking for.

Experience of working in a school would... be an advantage and an ability to work effectively in a busy environment is essential. The school office is a busy and fast-moving environment and the duties included in the position are varied. We are looking for someone who is flexible and adaptable in their approach with the ability to prioritise their workload effectively.

Hampreston CE VA First School warmly welcome visits to the school. Please contact the School Office on 01202 573074 to book a a visit.

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. To apply, please apply via Dorset Jobs.

Hampreston CE VA First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment, which we expect all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Governments safer recruitment guidelines.

Hampreston CE VA First School will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children.

All aspects of social media and internet searches will be conducted. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not be on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

The salary scale shown is based on a full academic year being worked and includes paid holiday / bank holiday entitlement for an employee with under 5 years’ service. A salary adjustment will therefore be made each month in the first year to reflect the actual period being worked and the holiday / bank holiday leave accrued.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Tuesday 7 March 2023

If you have not heard from the school by this date then please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Interview date: TBC
Wimborne Minster Wimborne UK

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