Finance Assistant – Fixed term to 31.8.2020

Thank you for your request for information regarding this recently advertised post. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the school.


The vacancy has become available due to secondment of the current post holder. The post is 20 hours per week, with hours worked Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. The weeks per year required are 41 per year, which represents Term Time (including INSET days) plus two additional weeks. The post is fixed term to 31st August 2020.


The department, led by the Finance Manager, is a supportive, well-resourced environment based at the Southbourne site. The successful applicant will be offered training where required.


St Peter’s is a Catholic school with a strong Christian ethos which underpins all we do. We are also an Academy jointly sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth and the De La Salle Order – an international organisation which has been running schools for over 300 years.


The school consists of two sites, with Primary accommodated at Iford and Years 7 to 13 at Southbourne. It is a school with a tradition of success, oversubscribed every year and benefitting from a deservedly positive reputation in the local community. Relationships with families are affirming and constructive, with parents and carers keen to support the school and the children’s learning.


We are not a complacent community; all staff are keen to learn and improve, developing pedagogy through research, shared practice and innovation.


Visits to the school are welcomed by contacting Mrs Joy our HR Officer. Should you wish to apply, please complete the application form and documentation below. Applications should be sent to St Peter’s School, St Catherine’s Road, Bournemouth BH6 4AH, for the attention of Caroline Joy, HR Officer or via email to The closing date for applications is by 8.00am, Wednesday 12 February 2020. I am anticipating that interviews will take place week commencing Tuesday 25 February. If you are invited to attend for interview, applicants will be requested to complete a number of tasks plus the opportunity to meet the existing finance team.


If you do not receive a telephone call or email from us inviting you for an interview by Monday 24 February, please assume that on this occasion your application was not successful. However, I would like to thank you for your interest in St Peter’s School.


I look forward to receiving your application.


Yours sincerely



Mr B Doyle



Finance Assistant Job Description

Personal Specification

Notes to Applicants

Application Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 Disclosure Form