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St Luke's Church of England Primary School

Senior Administration/Finance Officer

Closing date: 28/06/2024 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Part-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade E, £30,859 - £33,951 (FTE)

Hours of Work: 34.5 hours per week (Monday to Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm)

Location of Role: St Luke's Primary School, Sway

Contact e-mail address: [email protected]

Job/Person Summary

Due to the retirement of our current postholder, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly effective, professional and enthusiastic Senior Administration/ Finance Officer to join our happy, popular and successful village school. Set in Sway, in the heart of the New Forest, 8 miles from the town of Christchurch, St Luke’s CE Primary School has excellent facilities, delightful children and staff who aspire to achieve the very best. 

In addition to leading our Office team, our new Senior Administration / Finance Officer will lead the management and delivery of office systems and be keen to be fully involved in the life of the school. Responsible for providing HR and financial planning, systems and control in addition to playing a key role in Health and Safety, you will have good all round IT skills – competence in the use of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel and Google applications. As our new Senior Administration / Finance Officer, in addition to excellent communication, organisational and time management skills, you will have excellent problem-solving skills and be able to work calmly, proactively, flexibly and adaptably in a constantly changing and busy environment. With a caring approach, you will be confident dealing with a diverse range of people both on the phone, face to face and in writing.  

Ideally, our new Senior Administration / Finance Officer will have experience working in a school office, be proficient in SIMS, our School Information Management System, use of IBC and be first aid trained, however, training can be given to the right candidate.

Our new Senior Administration / Finance Officer will work 34.5hrs per week for 39 weeks of term time (Mon to Thursday 8.30- 4.30pm and Friday 8.30am to 4pm) plus one additional week, spread over the school holidays. Salary will be based on experience but start within the E Grade range of £30,859 to £33,951 FTE.  

Are you looking for the next step in your career? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Application Procedure

Find out more about our school by visiting our school website  www.st-lukes.hants.sch.uk. Further details and an application pack are also available at  http://www.st-lukes.hants.sch.uk/job-vacancies/  Applications will be accepted by email to [email protected] or direct to the school via post. Visits are warmly welcomed and are highly recommended. Please contact Sue Harvey on  01590 682431 to arrange this.

Safer Recruitment

St Luke's Church of England Primary School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: West Beams Road, Sway, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 6AE

Telephone: 01590 682431

Website: http://www.st-lukes.hants.sch.uk

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