Based at Ada Lovelace CE High School, Park View Road, Ealing W5 2JX
21 hours/3 days per week, all year round (52-week contract)
We are looking to appoint a Finance Assistant to the Trust’s accounts department, with responsibility for providing financial support services to Ada Lovelace CE High School.
The role would suit someone early in his/her financial career who is looking to gain wider experience in a school setting. This varied role includes performing all financial aspects of Ada Lovelace school’s Private Funds – this includes school trips, the school shop and the cafe. The new post-holder will provide high quality support for student services and parent-funded activities and will include responsibility for the operation of purchase-to-pay, the sales ledger and credit control. The Trust would consider providing support with training towards an accounting qualification.
The role will mainly be based at Ada Lovelace C of E High School though there may be a requirement to work at any Trust school (currently all located within the London Borough of Ealing) from time to time.
The working hours for this role are 8am to 3.30pm three days a week.
The successful candidate will be:
Proactive, approachable, calm and professional. They will have excellent communication skills and a high level of personal organisation. The new post-holder must be able to work professionally under pressure to meet deadlines, and operate flexibly within the changing needs of the school. They will be highly numerate, a confident user of Excel and, ideally, with some previous experience of using financial systems.
The Twyford Trust
The Twyford Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community. The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well. Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools - the Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing.
Ada Lovelace CE High School
Ada Lovelace Church of England High School opened in September 2018 and has had a smaller intake (125 students per year) for two years while co-located at William Perkin Church of England High School - an Ofsted Outstanding school - in Greenford. The school moved to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020. It now has four Year Groups with a total of 650 students. The school will have 1,330 students when full. Ada Lovelace is named after the Victorian pioneer of computing – it has a specialism in digital technologies and will provide different routes from Year 7 in ICT and Computer Science as well as applications of Creative Media. Ada Lovelace also benefits from specialist provision and support from within the family of Trust schools.
Closing date: Noon, Wednesday 27 October 2021
Interview date: TBC, week commencing 8 November 2021
The Twyford Trust 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 applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.
The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.