25 hours per week term time+17 days

Permanent role actual gross salary range £13,002-£16,173

St Austell or Newquay based

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is seeking to appoint a Finance Assistant to join our dedicated and professional central Finance team based at St Austell or Newquay as soon as possible. Hours may increase in the future, so a flexible approach is required.

The successful candidate will:

  • Support the CELT Finance Team in managing financial practices and procedures across Cornwall Education Learning Trust.
  • Ensure legitimate and appropriate spending of all income. The recording of this to be in a timely manner and accurate payments to suppliers to be made within the agreed terms.
  • Be responsible for leading the transactional financial processing at the allocated Trust’s schools.
  • Advise on a day to day basis members of school-based staff in ensure compliance with CELT finance policy and the ESFA Handbook

Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT) is a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools   with a   strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’.  This is an exciting time to join our large and dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating over 7,500 learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools.

Application forms and full details are available to download

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

Closing date:     Tuesday 7th March at 9am

Interview date:  Week beginning 13th March (date to be confirmed)

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: