Permanent – Required to start as soon as possible

Full-time, 37 hours per week

52 weeks includes 25 days paid holiday plus Bank Holidays

Starting salary £18,327 actual gross per annum

We are seeking to appoint a permanent Finance Support Officer to provide administrative support relating to all aspects of the school’s finances. The successful candidate will be joining a professional and supportive team with a strong collegiate atmosphere.  The role will involve operating the Trust’s computerised accounting systems, including such activities as processing orders for goods and services, inputting payments, journal vouchers and report generation. Previous experience of school finance would be advantageous but is not essential.  There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

The successful candidate will have:

  • An appropriate standard of academic qualifications.
  • Training in financial procedures and experience of financial duties.
  • Good level of administration skills and ability to manage own workload effectively.

Newquay Tretherras is a wonderful, forward-thinking place to work and this is an exciting opportunity for a talented and committed practitioner to develop their career in a great school, working with our fantastic staff and students.  We are the largest school in Cornwall, with over 1700 young people, including a thriving Sixth Form.  Newquay Tretherras is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, which is responsible for educating learners in four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’.

Application forms and full details are available to download from below.

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:    Wednesday 20th April 2022 at 9am

Interviews to be held:                  Thursday 28th April 2022

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to the satisfactory completion of safer recruitment checks and references including an enhanced DBS check.

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