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Finance Officer

20 hrs per week,

Ideally Monday 0900-1230 and Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 0900-1500

  Term Time Only

(Additional hours may be required at certain times)

Scale 4, Spinal Point 7-11 (FTE £26,116-£27,927 Actual £11,993-£12,825)


Start September 2024


The leadership team and Governors wish to appoint a Finance Officer to work under the guidance and support of the Federation Business Manager.


Furze Platt Infant School is a three-form entry school that is judged Good by Ofsted. This is an opportunity to join Furze Platt Infant School, be part of our Federation of schools, and help shape the future of the Federation.


The successful candidate will work with our administration teams and support the financial management of the school.


We are looking for

  • Excellent Literacy and Numeracy skills are essential
  • Good IT skills and understanding of Word & Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to work with outside agencies
  • Flexibility to slot into our current, strong administration teams and support the administration of the schools
  • Passion to work in a school setting and be part of the children’s lives at school
  • A team player


Knowledge of Arbor and Agresso systems an advantage, but full training will be given for the right applicant


In return we can offer you:

☺a highly supportive and friendly staff and governors

☺An active role in contributing to the Visions and Values of the school

☺Opportunities for Professional Development

☺A well resourced working environment


Closing date for applications: 10am Thursday 11th July 2024

Interview date: 16th July 2024

You are very welcome to visit the school; visits can be arranged through the school office.

The school is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare and safety of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, completion of online searches and enhanced DBS disclosure.



To support recruitment and retention of staff, we are part of the Flexible Working Ambassador Schools scheme with the aim to look at the potential for flexible working options for all the roles that we have in our federation. This can include the flexibility of where (is some of the role suited to working at home?), when (flexible hours and compressed hours) and what (what hours per week). Our leaders are happy to talk to you about potential flexible working options for the role that you are interested in applying for.


As a community focused school, we celebrate the diversity of our community and encourage applications from all suitable applicants. 

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results.  We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued, and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop.

This means that when we are recruiting, we actively seek to reach a diverse pool of candidates. It also means that we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that potential employees may need to in order to be successful.

We also are Disability Committed accredited for our work ensuring inclusiveness and accessibility.


More information is available on our website and our staff are happy to talk to you if you have any questions prior to or during the application process.

Furze Platt Primary Federation is a nationally recognised Disability Confident Committed Employer.