Finance Assistant

Highwood Primary School.
15 hours per week; Grade 4 FTE £19,554 fte. Actual £6,750.
Term time + 5 inset days.

At Highwood we not only promote academic and sporting excellence but we also place a huge emphasis on teaching children the skills they need to become effective learners. The learning behaviours we promote are Perseverance, Teamwork, Curiosity, Creativity, Reflection and Independence. We strongly believe that if our children continually develop these skills alongside making academic progress, then we have been successful in preparing them for our ever changing world.

The governors at Highwood are seeking to appoint a finance assistant to work with the School Business Manager and admin team. Hours are 15 per week, with days/times to be mutually agreed.

We are looking for a someone who:

  • Has a good standard of Literacy and Numeracy
  • Is highly organised and self motivated
  • Has experience of working in a financial and administration setting
  • Has excellent attention to detail 

Knowledge of Capita MIS systems would be a benefit but training will be given

The school can offer:

  • Significant opportunities for Continuing Professional Development
  • A strong appraisal process to further develop your skills as a professional
  • A diverse multicultural school with a strong positive ethos
  • A varied role

To find out more about our school please visit

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

Further details and an application pack can be obtained from Mrs Cindy Edwards, School Business Manager, please telephone to discuss the positions and request an information pack on 0118 9265493. Applications will be shortlisted on receipt. If shortlisted for interview, you will be contacted and invited to attend an interview. 

Highwood Primary School
Fairwater Drive, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire RG5 3JE
Tel: 0118 926 5493 

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS will be sought from the successful candidate.

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