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School Bursar

Fosse Bank Independent School is looking to appoint a highly skilled and experienced School Bursar, to start in January 2021.

The successful candidate will:    

  • have an accountancy qualification
  • have knowledge of accountancy packages (essential)
  • be directly responsible for the operational management of finance, health and safety, premises, and line management of non-teaching staff.
  • have significant proven experience in these areas, as well as the skills and expertise to provide the school with best value in all areas.
  • be part of the Senior Leadership Team and Finance Committee

We can offer you a supportive and friendly working environment in a wonderful setting. Hildenborough railway station is a 10 minute walk away, there is plenty of parking space on site, and lunches are outstanding.

Interview process

Deadline for applications:                              Monday 5th October 2020 (midday)

Shortlisting:                                                       Wednesday 7th October 2020                     

Interviews:                                                         Week beginning 12th October 2020

Please complete the application form and add a supporting statement which should address the selection criteria detailed in the Person Specification.

Please contact us on 01732 834 212 if you wish to visit the school in a socially distanced way.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Fosse Bank School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. Any job offer will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check, two references and proof of qualifications.

Responsible to the Headteacher and Governing Body

Salary:                   £29,000 to £38,000 according to qualification and experience.

Teaching Assistant

Fosse Bank is a small school with an emphasis on knowing each child, their strengths and enthusiasms, and planning their learning for the greatest effect.  While being non-selective, after Fosse Bank most children will continue their education at grammar schools.  As the numbers of young pupils has risen this term, our Y1 Teaching Assistant is moving back to her preferred Early Years and we are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join us, initially in Year 1.  This post also includes managing the medical needs of one child (see below).

We can offer:

  • supportive, enthusiastic and friendly colleagues
  • happy pupils who are keen to learn
  • a wonderful location with plenty of parking space, or ten minutes’ walk from Hildenborough railway station
  • post Covid, further opportunities to work in the Holiday Club if you wish to (with additional pay)

Hours: 28 hours per week: 8.30-3.30 Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. 8.30-1.00 Wednesday and Friday.

Term time only, 39 weeks, four weeks of which are paid holiday.

Salary: £9,555pa (£8.75 per hour), opportunity to join the Nest pension scheme

Contract type: part-time /permanent, 

Responsible for: being a Teaching Assistant in Year 1 and managing the medical needs of one child, moving up through the school with that child. Details of medical needs available by phoning the school. (01732834212)

The Teaching Assistant will:

  • Work with the class teacher to raise the learning and attainment of pupils
  • Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion
  • Give support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, learn, and experience a sense of achievement
  • Support one child with medical needs

Interview process

Deadline for applications:                               Monday 5th October 2020 (midday)

Shortlisting:                                                        Wednesday 7th October 2020                     

Interviews:                                                          Week beginning 12th October 2020

Please complete the application form and add a supporting statement which should address the selection criteria detailed in the Person Specification.

Please contact us on 01732 834 212 if you wish to visit the school in a socially distanced way or would like a better understanding of the child’s medical needs. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Fosse Bank School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. Any job offer will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check, two references and proof of qualifications.

School Secretary / PA to Head & Clerk to the Governors

Fosse Bank is seeking a well-organised individual with excellent written and oral communication skills to join the office. A friendly disposition and wish to participate in school life are important qualities for this position.

Responsible for the smooth running of the school office contributing significantly to the school’s efficiency by providing secretarial and administrative support to the Head and staff, managing pupil admissions, and being PA to the Head and Clerk to the Governors.

The role is full-time (40 hours per week) in term time and 6 hours over two days per week during school holidays. An administrative assistant will work with you, and you will liaise as required with the Bursar.

The successful candidate will      

  • Provide effective and efficient clerical support to the school
  • Ensure that systems are in place for the efficient day to day management of the school
  • Maintain the efficient running of the school office and an administrative service to staff.
  • Be PA to the Headmistress
  • Be Clerk to the Governing Board

You will have a professional approach to work and be expected to manage your own workload and prioritise work appropriately to meet deadlines.

Interview process

Deadline for applications:                    Thursday 24th September 2020 (midday)

Shortlisting:                                         Thursday 24th September 2020                  

Interviews:                                           Week beginning 28th September 2020                            

Please complete the application form and add a supporting statement which should address the selection criteria detailed in the Person Specification.

We hope you find the information useful. Should you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact the office on 01732 8342121

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Fosse Bank School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. Any job offer will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check, two references and proof of qualifications.

Responsible to the Bursar and Head Teacher

Salary:                                   £20,000 – £25,000 according to experience

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