BCAT Finance Officer - T/T only + 5 X SDD + 5 days
Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) is a multi-academy Trust which was established in 2017.
It currently consists of three secondary schools: Barton Court Grammar School, an 11-18 years, mixed selective school in the heart of Canterbury, rated “Good” with many outstanding features by Ofsted in February 2020, and The Charles Dickens School, an 11-16 years mixed non-selective school in Broadstairs rated "Good" by Ofsted in March 2023. Barton Manor Free School, is an 11–18 years non-selective mixed school in the heart of Canterbury which opened to Year 7 in September 2022 and will grow with an additional year group each year.
Required as soon as possible an experienced Finance Officer to work across the Trust in a central team is sought for an immediate start pending relevant safeguarding clearance.
Procurement, weekly payment runs, lettings admin, invoicing, bursary applications/payments and gift aid claims are just some of the things included in this role.
The School is looking for a committed and positive individual who is a good communicator able to prioritise and be proactive and ideally has experience of working in education. The ability to work under pressure and adhere to deadlines is essential.
This is a term time only post plus 5 x Staff Development Days and 5 additional days across the year to be agreed.
The Trust is committed to professional development and has committed and supportive staff with well-behaved, motivated students and a thriving Sixth Form. An extensive well-being programme is in place with many benefits including reduced gym membership at CCCU, event afternoons throughout the year and other benefits offered by BCAT and Kent Rewards.
Deadline for applications is Wednesday 7 June 2023 at 9.00am. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early and proceed to interview upon receipt of a number of suitably qualified applications. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.
In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.
How To Apply
As part of our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV’s.
Applications for this post should be made online only via the School’s website and emailed to Miss Michelle Humphreys – firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to discuss this post further please contact Mrs C Cuddington, Temporary CFO, by telephone.
Barton Court Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children.