Lettings/Finance Assistant

Job Title: Lettings / Finance Assistant

Grade: Aquinas 4 Hours: 21 hours per week, 41 weeks per year.

Full Time Salary: £ 24,323.00 p.a. - £26,144.00 p.a.

Pro-Rata Salary: £12,952.98 p.a. – £13,922.74 p.a.

Accountable to: School Business Manager

Start Date: Immediate Start   

Closing Date: Monday 15th April 2024 (noon)

We reserve the right to close a vacancy advert prior to the closing date, should we find a suitable candidate.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well organised Lettings / Finance Assistant to become a valued member of our Administration Team at Bishop Justus Church of England School.  This role offers a diverse range of responsibilities, including overseeing the school's community lettings and handling various financial tasks, therefore we are looking for a numerate person who can work independently. Flexibility is available regarding the specific days worked.

Main Purpose of Job

To support the School Business Manager in the operational efficiency of the school finance function. Support Senior Management in letting the site facilities.

  • To be responsible for lettings coordination.
  • Review charges for lettings with the School Business manager annually.
  • Meet with new hirers and be the point of contact for new enquiries and existing bookings.
  • Ensure booking fees have been calculated correctly and hirers are up to date with payments.
  • Send out documentation and contracts, liaising with required staff.
  • Raise invoices for cost of hire for lettings.
  • Liaise with the Premises team regarding the lettings calendar.
  • Promote the School site in relation to lettings to maximise income and minimise vacant slots.
  • Collate booking forms and review safeguarding information.
  • Maintain records of statutory requirements from hirers such as insurance documents.

Our ideal candidate will;

  • Have a flexible attitude;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Friendly and outgoing personality;
  • Excellent team player;
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks;
  • Has experience of carrying out basic DIY tasks (Essential);
  • Has multi trade experience (Desirable);
  • Able to follow and give clear instructions;
  • Experience of a similar background desirable but not essential.

In return, we offer:

  • A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;
  • A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;
  • A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;
  • A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the student’s life chances;
  • A school in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit prior to application.

Application Pack 

Application Form

We are committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.



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