Finance and Cover Officer

Finance and Cover Officer

Salary - TPAT Scale Point 8 (£13.10/hr)


30 hours per week, Term time plus 5 inset days 

Closing Date: 12 midnight on 25th February 2024 

Proposed Interview Date: Week beginning 26th February 2024

St Ives School is seeking to recruit a Finance and Cover Officer to join our friendly admin team.  We are looking for a Finance Officer with excellent communication skills and an eye for detail to support the management accountant with the school’s financial administration in accordance with Truro and Penwith Academy Trust Financial Procedures.  You will also be required to ensure effective cover is in place for absent teachers & support staff as well as providing support for the administration team and reception, as appropriate and when required.  Experience of working in a school environment would be advantageous.

The successful applicant will need to be well organised, calm, flexible and able to provide an efficient and professional service.  Enthusiasm for working with children is essential, as are good IT skills.  You will join a dedicated and supportive staff team as part of our thriving school community. The role is for 30 hours a week, Monday to Friday. The exact hours of work are to be negotiated with the successful candidate but ideally would be 7.30am - 2pm.


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Please email your completed application form and equality & diversity monitoring form by the closing date to:


Please note that successful candidates will be informed via email.

Truro and Penwith Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all of our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening and pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance and full reference checks with previous employers.