Finance and Support Officer (Horton St Michael's CE VC First School)

Horton St Michael's CE VC First School,Rudyard, Leek
Grade 6 pro rata
15 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Finance and Support Officer (Grade 6) to join our team.  This is a term-time position with working hours of 18 per week; the work pattern is subject to negotiation.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be customer-focused
  • Have high expectations
  • Be willing to contribute to the Christian ethos of our school and nursery
  • Be passionate about children’s education
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and want to take part in all aspects of school life
  • Be able to plan and prioritise workload effectively to meet deadlines

The post-holder will be responsible for the operation of all aspects of Finance and Human Resources and will have overall administrative responsibility for our Nursery provision.  Knowledge and experience of PSF Finance, ParentPay, MyView HR and Nursery/Early Education Funding systems would be preferable. However, ongoing training will be available.  There will be occasions when the post-holder will handle telephone calls and deal with parents and visitors to the school; therefore good communication skills, tact, diplomacy and confidentiality will be essential.  Please refer to the Job Profile and Person Specification for more details.

In return we can offer you a wonderful school to work in.  We are situated in the beautiful Staffordshire Moorlands, just outside of Leek.  We are a small, rural school with approximately 90 children on roll, including 16 children in our nursery provision.  The children who attend our school are well behaved, fun to be with and eager learners and their families are strong supporters of our school.  Our staff are supportive of one another and we believe in working together to ensure that our school is the best that it can be. We have fantastic grounds which include outdoor learning areas for each class, a forest, a pond and an allotment and we use all of these to enhance the learning experiences of the children.

We will be joining Staffordshire University Academies Trust in September 2018.

Visits to the school are encouraged.  Please ring our school office on 01538 306278 to arrange a visit.

If you feel that you are the right person for our school please apply to Mrs. Lesley Montgomery (Headteacher), Horton St Michael’s CE (VC) First School, Rudyard, Staffordshire, ST13 8RU or by email to

Salary: £19,819-22,401 per annum pro rata.

Closing date: Friday, 1 June at 12.00noon.

Interview date: Thursday, 21 June 2018.

All applications should include a completed Application Form, Recruitment Monitoring Form and Letter of Application (no more than 2 sides of A4, Arial font size 11) and are to be submitted by email to (Mrs. L Montgomery, Headteacher)

Horton St Michael’s CE First School 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. This position is subject to a “disclosure” check under the “Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974”. Further details regarding this check and Staffordshire County Council’s employment policy will be found within the guidance notes.

Asylum and Immigration To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at:

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