Finance Manager

Job Specifications

Contract Type: Permanent
Reporting to: Headteacher
Closing Date: 24/04/2023
Interview Date: 02/05/2023
Salary: Grade 4 £25,878 - £29,439 (depending on experience) pro rat
Hours: 14 hours per week (2 days a week or equivalent – timings of this role can be discussed)

Job Details

Are you the next leader of our enthusiastic and dedicated office team? 

Can you support our Headteacher and teaching team across a range of administrative tasks?

Would you like to work in a culture where everyone is encouraged to achieve their best?

We are looking for:

  • A finance manager to work alongside the current and experienced finance assistant who works for three days per week. 
  • An individual with experience of preparing budgets and procurement, policy maintenance and Governance support.
  • An experienced administrator, who can lead a small office team with integrity and enthusiasm, who can
    champion the high expectations of staff, parents and children

 – A team player, who can work accurately to tight deadlines and can think on their feet.


 – A people person, who will engage with anyone in the school community

 – Someone with experience of managing a small team, who has worked within a school or educational organisation

  • It would be beneficial, but not essential to have experience of working in schools, dealing with FMS and Sims systems

We are offering the opportunity for you to:

 – Enjoy the experience of working alongside our staff and school children who are eager to learn
 – Lead a friendly and supportive team 

 – Have access to training opportunities to support you in your role and access to on-going professional development

 – Achieve great things as our school strives to be the best it can be

To find out more about our school, please visit our website

We currently have 316 pupils on the roll, from Nursery to Year 6. We are currently a Good school from our Ofsted inspection in April 2022.

For further details or an informal conversation about the please contact our Headteacher, Laura Jestico,

If you think you have the skills and enthusiasm to join our school, please download the application pack from the school website or email

CVs and/or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

Please ensure your personal statement and application form addresses the criteria outlined in the Job Description and Person Specification.

Completed application forms and covering letters can be emailed to:  Pot Kiln Primary School, Butt Rd, Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 0DS

Pot Kiln Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory reference checks and other pre-employment checks

How To Apply

To apply for this position, please download the application form below, complete all the fields and emailå

If you would like any additional information, please contact or call the school office on 01787 372107