Finance Assistant - Holly Lodge High School

Holly Lane, Smethwick B67 7JG
Band C, SCP 5-8, £17,826 to £18,916 per annum
04 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
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If you are looking to join a friendly and supportive group of people committed to the success and welfare of the youngsters they work with, then this is the school for you!

We are looking for a Finance Assistant to join our existing Finance Department. You will be working directly under the supervision of the School Business Manager and the Senior Office Manager, to assist in the provision of a comprehensive financial support service to the school by undertaking a range of financial, administrative and clerical support functions including working with the facilities site management team as we are a BSF school.  

We are looking for someone to support the Finance Department and be committed, organised and thorough, ensuring all the financial support functions of the school’s needs are met in a timely, organised, efficient and effective manner.

Holly Lodge is a mixed over-subscribed Secondary school. Currently it has over 1500 students on roll, with over 130 students in the Sixth Form.

We are a thriving and exciting school, which has made significant progress in recent years. The school was described by OFSTED as a ‘Good’ school, fully committed to creating a culture of continuous school improvement, in the last inspection in February 2017.

Applicants should preferably have experience of SIMS, FMS, HCSS accounts software or similar systems and have good knowledge of Microsoft packages, including Excel. It would also be beneficial, but not essential, to have the AAT qualification or be studying towards achieving this or a similar qualification.

For further information about the school, the post, and to apply, please visit our website.  Alternatively if you would like to discuss the role in further detail please contact Dawn Maher the School Business Manager via telephone or email

Closing date: Thursday 17th September 2020

Short listing:  Friday 18th September 2020

Interviews: Wednesday 23rd September 2020

T   0121 558 0691 ex 3108

E   Requests for an application pack and completed applications should be sent to , Lea-Anne Aston, Head Teacher’s PA


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure




37 hours per week, term time plus fifteen days (5 training days plus 10 days to be worked during the school holiday period)


Band C, SCP 5 to 8, £19,312 to £20,493 (£17,826 to £18,916 pro rata)


Holly Lane, Smethwick B67 7JG

Closing date:

Thursday 17th September 2020

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