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Senior Finance Officer (Permanent)

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Required as soon as possible

(Admin Role D)

37 hrs pw, term-time plus 4 weeks (8am – 4.30pm Mon – Thurs & 8am – 4pm Fri)

(work 43 weeks/paid 49.67 weeks including Annual Leave Allowance)

LGA/NJC Scale SO1/2 SCP 23 - 28 Actual Salary range £26,497 – £30,789

Blatchington Mill School needs a Senior Finance Officer to lead the Finance team at this popular and dynamic school.

This is a pivotal role in our business section, working with an Assistant to support the School Business Manager in all operational and strategic matters relating to financial management.

There is a high volume of operational processes undertaken in the finance team and a requirement to report regularly to Senior Leadership and the Governors of this local authority maintained large secondary school.

This position is very important with a need to adhere to national and local statutory regulations and to uphold an excellent level of probity in line with School Financial Value Standards.

The successful candidate will have an excellent attention to detail, be flexible and enthusiastic with an ability to manage their own work and that of others.

We welcome applications from candidates with experience of similar roles either in an educational setting or elsewhere.

If you wish to apply for this role please complete and return an application by the closing date: (CVs alone cannot be considered)

Closing date: Friday, 12th November 2021 at noon.

Interview date: Week commencing 15th November 2021

Please return your completed application form to Amanda Brasington, PA to Head Teacher, via email to

The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of interview dates where appropriate. Applications will be considered as soon as they are received, with a view to an early interview.

Blatchington Mill School is committed to safeguarding our students; we expect all staff and volunteers to support this commitment. Criminal record checks will be carried out and a full, enhanced DBS clearance is required for all positions.
Applications are encouraged from black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are under-represented on the school's staff.
(Race Relations Act sections 35-38 apply).