Finance Assistant

Kenton School
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£17,972 to £19,446 pa
05 Dec 2018
17 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Kenton Schools Academy Trust was established in 2014 and comprises of two academies supported by our central services team. Kenton School, our largest academy, has around 1,800 students including a successful sixth form provision. With around 200 students expected to rise to around 500 over the next five years, Studio West school focuses on delivering a studio school type approach. 

We are seeking an experienced Finance Assistant to join our busy team in this new post providing support raising invoices, processing payments and responding to queries from our Trust, schools and suppliers.

To be successful, you will either have experience working in a financial or administration role combined with excellent numeracy and literacy skills (evidenced by a minimum of GSCE A*C 4-9) in Mathematics and English, or have a relevant finance qualification, such as AAT, seeking to start your career in finance. 

You will possess effective communication skills and the ability to process and analyse figures accurately and to tight deadlines, as well as excellent interpersonal and ICT skills, including use of Microsoft Excel.

In return, we offer you the opportunity to join our supportive, professional central services team, in a role that offers fantastic opportunities for training and further development. 

To apply, please complete the attached application form and send by email to: or by post to: Human Resources, Kenton Schools Academy Trust, Kenton School, Drayton Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3RU

Closing date: Noon on 17th December 2018

Kenton Schools Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in all our schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are fully committed to ensuring that consistent effective safeguarding procedures are in place to support families, children and staff at school.