Finance Assistant


James Brindley Academy, Bell Barn Road but may be required to work at other sites of the Academy.  

Contract Type 


Up to 5 additional days are to be worked during the summer holidays, these can be taken as extra leave later in the year. 

Working Hours 

Part time, 20hrs per week plus 2.94hrs banked.  9:30 to 14:35 Monday to Friday (including 1/2hr unpaid lunch), however, these times are negotiable. 

(Banked hours are additional hours worked to enable you to take school holidays as paid leave.) 

Closing Date and Interview: 

12:00 Friday 28th January 2022 

Interviews to take place week commencing 31st January 2022 


Grade2; scp 11  – 19; £18,562pa (pro rata) to £20,493pa (pro rata) 

  This is an excellent time to join James Brindley as the Academy continues to implement a strategic vision developed by pupils, staff and other stakeholders. Join us to ‘Think Differently to inspire young people to overcome all barriers and achieve their dreams. James Brindley is a stand-alone Academy based in a wide variety of locations across the City of Birmingham. In the course of a school year we educate over 3,000 pupils for periods ranging from a few days in hospital to several years in one of our teaching centres. The majority of our pupils have complex medical needs and many have been out of education for a significant period of time prior to joining the Academy.  

James Brindley Academy is looking for a Finance Administrator to support a busy and successful team. The role is required to support the operational duties of the finance team, ensuring that tasks are undertaken in a compliant and efficient manner. The role will report directly to the James Brindley Finance Officer, and will support duties including; ordering, payments, income, pay claims, bank reconciliation, audit and month and year end processes. Full training will be given to the successful candidate; however, a desire to work in finance and experience of working within a professional environment are essential along with a GCSE Maths and English minimum C (or equivalent). 

The role is based at Bell Barn Road, Birmingham (B15 2AF). There is private on-site parking available to staff. 

James Brindley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this. Please be aware that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and any offer of employment is made conditional of this.  You will also be required to register and pay for the DBS update service and ensure that documentary evidence is produced to ensure annual compliance and updates.  You will also be required to provide written consent for the employer to access this information at any time. 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.  

James Brindley Academy, Bell Barn Road. Birmingham. B15 2AF   Telephone: 0121 666 6409 

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