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Purchase Ledger Co-ordinator - John Taylor MAT Central

John Taylor MAT
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Grade 8: £31,364- £35,745 per annum pro rata Actual salary: £21,191.89 - £24,152.03 per annum
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Purchase Ledger Co-ordinator
Permanent role working 25 hours per week whole year

Please note it is envisaged that the weekly working hour requirement may increase over time.

Salary: Grade 8: £31,364- £35,745 per annum pro rata
Actual salary: £21,191.89 - £24,152.03 per annum

John Taylor Multi Academy Trust (JTMAT) believes in the power of education to improve lives – and the world. The Trust’s Central Team is seeking to appoint a skilled and well-organised self-starter to join our evolving finance team.

As the Trust expands its business support to schools, we have an opportunity for the right candidate to co-ordinate our purchase ledger function in this brand new role. As an integral part of our busy finance team, you will support the centralisation of this function ensuring effective procedures are in place for an efficient and accurate service to our schools.

Bringing the right mix of skills and experience, you will be methodical with attention to detail meeting tight deadlines. Your excellent Excel skills, finance knowledge, and can-do attitude will make you a team player whilst having the ability to work on your own initiative. If you’re a part qualified finance professional and want to complete your qualification, the Trust can discuss supporting your professional development.

If you have a passion for excellence and share our vision, we can offer you the opportunity to be part of a successful and progressive Trust, which is committed to ensuring learning is at the heart of all we do.

If you want to discuss this role further, please contact Lorraine Godber, JTMAT Company Accountant by emailing or by phone on 01543 761066.

Completed application forms should be emailed to
Only fully completed application forms will be submitted for shortlisting. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 19 June 2024
Selection/Interview: Monday 24 June 2024
Preferred start date: 1 October 2024


This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (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:
Please note if you are shortlisted, an online search will be carried out before interview which may identify any incidents or issues that have
happened, and are publicly available online, which we might want to explore with you at interview. Please review our Privacy Notice for Job
Applicants for the lawful basis for processing and retention.
John Taylor MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff
and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks include an enhanced disclosure and barring service check as a requirement
of this post. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website, and we encourage applicants to review it before applying.
Please review our Recruitment Pack on the school website before submitting your application.


Thank you for your interest in John Taylor MAT – we hope the information here will outline what it means to work with us.

The Trust was founded in 2014, in John Taylor High School – an outstanding secondary school in Barton-Under-Needwood, and the first in Staffordshire to convert to become an Academy. We have grown steadily over time and currently serve 13 infant/primary schools, and 6 secondary schools.

In addition, the Staffordshire Research School and John Taylor Teaching School Hub are also key parts of our Trust, having gained a reputation for delivering outstanding professional development and support for teachers across a wide ranging offer.

The mission for the Trust is “We believe in the power of education to improve lives – and the world.” We are driven to ensure our communities can realise their true potential through learning. This is our mission. We provide experiences, resources, structures, and systems to enable all to engage, all to progress, all to achieve.

We have a passion for excellence demonstrated by a broad curriculum and high-quality leadership. We work hard to create collaboration across the Trust, and the Central Team reside in one of our schools, to remain grounded in school life. We have a strong track record of governance and health and safety, and our schools and Trust enjoy a healthy and stable financial position; we look to the future with anticipation of further growth and to support those schools already in our family by working together and adding value.

There is much more information about us on our website so please visit: and if you choose to apply for one of our vacancies, we look forward to hearing from you.

Company info
01543 761062
Murphy Street
WS13 8TW

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