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Valence School

Finance Assistant/Relief Receptionist


Part Time - 27.5 hours p/wk - Mon-Fri 09.30-15.00

School Term Time + 2 weeks

£10.71 per hour - £14,093 actual gross p.a.

As Finance Administrator you will provide general finance and payroll administrative support, to facilitate the efficient and effective use of the school’s budget.  You will be required to maintain finance systems and process invoices along with providing administrative support to the Finance team.  The role will also require cover of the school reception, when required.

Excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills, applied with precision and speed is essential with an ability to prioritise own workloads and to work to deadlines.  You will also be aware of Data Protection and confidentially issues and have excellent communication skills along with a trustworthy and flexible approach.

GCSE’s in Maths & English grade 5-9 (or equivalent qualification) and a knowledge of finance is required.  Experience of working in a finance role is essential particularly working in an environment which is financially regulated.  Previous school experience and knowledge of FMS6 and Sage would be an advantage.

Valence School is a KCC Foundation residential and day Special School for children and young people with physical disabilities, complex medical needs and associated learning and communication difficulties. It is part of the Kent Special Educational Needs Trust.

For further information or to arrange a visit contact HR on 01959 567841 or 

Please see the application pack to complete the online application form.

Closing date for applications: 1 September 2022

Interview date: 14/15 September 2022

Valence School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of every student and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  References will be taken up before interview and the successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.

Valence School is committed to valuing diversity and promoting equality for all.