Finance Administrator – Trust School Wraparound Care Provision


Closing Date:               Monday 19th July 2021           Interview Date: Wednesday 21st July 2021

Hours per week:          16 hours per week (4 mornings during the school day, with some flexibility for additional hours during peak times)

Weeks per year:          39 weeks, which includes term time only working, plus teacher training days

Start Date:                   1st September 2021

Pay Scale:                    NJC Scale E, Points 4 to 5 £18,562 to £18,933

Full Time Equivalent– part time posts will be paid pro-rata


Preston Hedges Academy Trust is a forward thinking 5 School Multi Academy Trust with expected growth of between 6 to 9 schools in both Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes.  Each school has their own unique vision and identity under the umbrella of ‘fun, creativity and achievement’, which enables the school to innovate their curriculum to reflect who they are and establish outstanding provision.


Our Central Finance team is at an exciting point in the growth and expansion of the Trust, and we are seeking to appoint an experienced, approachable Finance Administrator to join our dynamic Central Finance team.  The successful candidate will be an integral part of the support and growth of our Trust and will assist each Trust school in administering the finances for the Wraparound Provision.


The role will involve working closely with our Senior Finance Officers and Finance Director as well the Central Finance team, Senior Leaders and colleagues across the Trust.  The role will be based at our central office in Pineham Barns Primary School, though we expect to relocate to Buckton Fields Primary School next year.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent administration, analytical and organisational skills
  • Experience of Sales Ledger and reconciliations
  • Strong attention to detail and able to produce work at a high level of accuracy
  • Experience of financial systems
  • Excellent ICT skills including Excel, Word
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work well as an individual and team

As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a health and DBS checks.


If you would like to discuss this post further, arrange a Trust visit, or apply for an application form please contact Emma Brame, HR & Payroll Officer at


Applications are to be returned to

Tel:                        01604 978120

Website :     

Why join the Buckton Fields team?

We are a relationships-based organisation, where people make the difference and matter the most.

We ensure our team are provided with the absolute best opportunities and experiences to develop and learn, through exceptional CPD.


Our strategy for our people is defined by the following principles:


  • Well-Being for all
  • Flexible Working
  • Tailored CPD
  • Bespoke Performance Management
  • Succession & Talent Mapping
  • Highly effective recruitment and retention approach
  • Defined culture and values that reinforces our relationships based organisation