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Bursar

Employer:
New Scotland Hill School
Salary:
£22,401 - £27,358 per annum pro rata
Location:
New Scotland Hill School, Grampian Road, Little Sandhurst, Sandhurst
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
Hours:
23 hours per week. 3 days per week (term time only).
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
04/02/2019 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
Pri/19/86059
New Scotland Hill School

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed person to join our friendly and caring team. The bursar will effectively deal with all financial and personnel matters pertaining to our school, which includes

  • Ensuring that the school’s financial systems and procedures comply with the appropriate financial standards
  • Setting and monitoring the school’s budget and
  • Managing the administration of human resources.

We are looking for someone who has

  • Experience of and the ability to work in finance and personnel
  • A warm and approachable manner
  • Excellent verbal, written and IT skills

and is

  • Well organised, efficient and able to prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • A team player
  • Adaptable and flexible when the need arises in a school environment
  • Self reflective and willing to learn

We can offer

  • An ethos of valuing and caring for all members of our school community
  • The opportunity to work in a school with talented, happy and confident pupils
  • Highly motivated staff with a very strong sense of teamwork
  • A commitment to your professional development
  • Informed and enthusiastic governors, and supportive and welcoming parents
  • Vibrant, attractive and well resourced buildings and grounds
  • Excellent support from and positive relationships with the local authority and cluster of schools

Please complete the application form below or contact Adele Woodhouse in the school office on 01344 772184 or email reception@nshprimary.co.uk for an application pack. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.

Disability

We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Safeguarding

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.

References

On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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