CM17 0NJ, Harlow
20 Dec 2018
17 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

SAINT NICHOLAS SCHOOL Hobbs Cross Road, Old Harlow CM17 0NJ

We have an opening in our Bursar’s Office to commence February 2019


The successful Finance Officer will have experience of payroll and financial systems and controls.

Experience of school finance is desirable for both positions, or the willingness to learn and the ability to apply finance experience gained in another sector. The successful candidates will be fully committed to working in a front line role and providing excellent customer service to support the School; will relish working in a fast-paced environment and will have a proven ability to see tasks through to completion.

The ability to remain calm under pressure is important, together with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and not be phased when unexpected tasks land in your inbox or on your desk.

The Finance Officer post is full-time, 37.5 hours per week, and the Finance Assistant post is part-time, 16 hours per week to be worked over two days. Please note that both positions are all year round, not term time only.

The deadline to apply is Thursday 17th January 2019.

Full job descriptions may be viewed on the school website along with an application form

All applications should be submitted on an official application form.

Saint Nicholas is an independent co-educational day school for children aged 2 to 16 years. The school is located on a single site of fourteen acres divided into four constituent parts: the Pre-school, Lower School, Middle School and Upper School.

The school is set in beautiful grounds and has superb facilities including a sports hall, swimming pool and theatre as well as extensive outdoor learning and play areas. Saint Nicholas School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and other vulnerable groups and expects all staff, parents and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff and volunteers, where appropriate, will be required to complete our safer recruitment checks including qualifications; references; enhanced DBS and barred list; proof of identity; right to work in the UK overseas, EEA and prohibition checks.

 New employees will be required to submit a Staff Self Declaration’ form (referring to disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 as amended in 2018).