Finance Assistant

We are looking for a Finance Assistant to join our school to be part of our vibrant and forward thinking Trust. We are interested in talking to candidates with either previous financial experience or strong administrative skills.

The role is working for the Ely Hub of schools which includes Ely College, The Lantern Primary School and Little Downham Feoffees Primary School. The role is 30 hours per week, based at Ely College 20 hours a week and providing support to The Lantern Primary School for 10 hours a week. You will be well supported by the Finance Officers and the wider Trust.

This is a busy but interesting role working in a friendly and experienced fiance team. Experience of working within the education sector would be beneficial but is not compulsory as full training will be given to the successful candidate.

In 2018 Ely College not only secured the best GCSE results in its history but was also named as the "Secondary School of the Year" by the Cambridge News Education Awards.

Our vision is to ensure every student receives an inspiring education which will equip them with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed beyond the classroom. We have an unwavering focus on progress, which is underpinned by a strong partnership with parents and the community ensuring that our students are a credit to the College. Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust is a success story that continues to grow and part of their success is down to the ability to Recruit, Develop and Retain the very staff.

What we can offer you:

· A philosophy of 100% achievement and inclusion

· A commitment to extending the boundaries of learning enabling all young people to become well- rounded individuals

· A purposeful and caring learning environment, where every individual is known, valued and supported

· Well-motivated and engaged students and ambitious, dedicated and professional staff

· A commitment to leadership, innovation, staff progression - we are passionate about retaining good staff - and partnership working, as part of our family of schools

You will benefit from:

· An induction programme for all new staff

· Weekly training sessions and staff meetings to ensure effective communication

· Employee Assistance Programme to help support you in everyday life as well as career decisions

· Staff social activities, including staff fitness and wellbeing sessions

· Free breakfast in the school restaurant and free tea and coffee throughout the day

· Ample on site car parking in a city location

· As a member of the CMAT Trust, there is potential to be promoted and/or work across a number of schools in a close geographical area

You will be:

· Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

· Able to build effective working relationships with staff and students

· Able to work in partnership with students, parents, staff, governors and the wider Community

For informal enquiries about the role or a tour of the school please contact Victoria Cutforth, HR Officer.

To apply for this vacancy, please visit the Ely College website and if you have any queries beforehand please do not hesitate to contact us.

Interviews will take place week beginning 25th November.

The post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the DBS.

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Staff category
Support Staff
Closing date
Thursday 21 November 2019
School name
Ely College
Mr R Spencer
DfE school no.
Downham Road Ely Cambridgeshire
01353 667763
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