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We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Finance Officer and Senior Administrator to join the team at Exford First School for 26 hours per week, term time only.


This position is being offered on a permanent basis subject to a successful probationary period, starting as soon as the successful applicant is available.


Pay range: Grade 13 point 17 to 21. £18,672 PA / £9.6782 per hour to £20,138 PA / £10.6469 per hour.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Can be the welcoming face of Exford First School

  • Has the ability to gather, collate and analyse financial information such as the preparation of monthly management accounts, financial reporting, budget-setting, accounts reconciliation and cost control

  • Can produce clear and concise reports

  • Has the capacity to prioritise, plan and organise themselves to meet the fast-paced and changing demands of a school

  • Is confident and competent with using a range of IT systems

  • Possesses good organisational and communication skills

  • Is self-motivated and able to work as part of a team

  • Is committed to their own CPD

  • Has an understanding of the distinctive Christian character of our school

  • Is willing to demonstrate commitment to the values and ethos of the Moorland Federation

  • Has a commitment to working in partnership with parents, governors and the whole staff team

  • Has a clear understanding of their responsibility to safeguard children

In return we can offer:

  • A team of dedicated and supportive staff

  • Extensive support from the expertise within the Moorland Federation

  • Relevant training opportunities and support for using County HR and Financial Management systems

  • Continuing professional development opportunities


In line with our commitment to safeguarding all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance process.


Applications and further information can be made by e-mail (during the holidays) to , by post to Exford C of E First School, Exford, Nr Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7PP or by contacting the school office on 01643 831365 (during term time).


All completed applications must be received by noon on Friday 7th September. Interviews will be held on Thursday 13th September.