Administration and Finance Assistant

  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Salary: £20,157 - £20,495
  • Location: Cathcart Street Primary School
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 35.00 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 25/02/2024 at 12:00
  • Reference: SCH/24/269221

Band D

Part Time Permanent

35 Working Hours –  39 Weeks per Year

Required from 15 April 2024


Cathcart Street Primary School is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and friendly Administration and Finance Assistant to work in our busy school office.  The start date Monday 15th April or as soon as possible.


School office experience is desirable but full training will be provided.  However, recent customer service experience and strong literacy, numeracy and ICT skills are essential.  The successful candidate must have first-rate communication and organisational skills as well as the ability to deal with diverse tasks and changing priorities. 


Duties will include being the main contact for all attendance matters to work alongside key school staff to promote excellent attendance and punctuality and reduce levels of absence.   In addition to attendance, duties will include communicating with parents via our website and app, maintaining our school information management system (SIMS), raising purchase orders, booking supply, coaches and staff courses.  Please see the accompanying job description.


The successful candidate must have the ability to handle sensitive and confidential issues, be highly organised, be able to work to deadlines and use their initiative.


The working hours are 8.30am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.  The contracted weeks are 39, which is term time plus 5 inset days.


To apply, please complete the application form, including a statement detailing how you meet the essential criteria, on no more than 2 sides of A4.  CVs will not be accepted.


Applications should be emailed to or posted to the school address. 


The closing date is Sunday 25th February 2024


Interviews will take place on Friday 1st March


The school is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of our children and expects the same level of commitment from all staff.


This post is subject to an Enhanced Level CRB check.


All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability


Cathcart Street Primary School

Dover Close



CH41 3JY

Tel: 0151 647 7349



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