Finance Assistant

Closing Date: 
Friday 5th November 2021, 9:00am

Apply by: Friday 5th November 2021 at 09:00am Start Date: November 2021 

Salary: Scale 5 Point 12 (£25,137.00 pro rata)  

Primary location: Willow Dene School, Greenwich   

Contract type: Permanent (21 hours per week, term time 39 weeks per year plus 2 weeks) 


Willow Dene is a large special school in Plumstead for children aged 3-16 on two sites.  We are a forward thinking and innovative school that is committed to providing an outstanding education for children with a wide range of learning needs. Willow Dene forms part of the exciting Compass Federation of schools with Deansfield Primary, South Rise Primary, Horn Park Primary, Halstow Primary, Alderwood Primary and Wingfield Primary.  This unique partnership provides immense opportunities to develop the quality of provision and outcomes, and the sharing of good practice. We are a research-engaged community and are constantly seeking new and innovative ways of developing teaching for learning.   

We are seeking to appoint a finance assistant to provide an effective and efficient administrative financial support service to the Finance and Administration Lead of Special SchoolsTo ensure its smooth running and that the Trust's financial procedures and practices are followed and meets the requirements of the ESFA. 

Induction programmes and training will be provided for the successful candidate. 


Willow Dene is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending the school.  As the duties of this post involve regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained via Disclosure and Barring Service. 


During the current situation we are not encouraging any visits to view the school however, we would warmly welcome telephone calls or a video meet with anyone who is thinking about applying to answer any questions or provide further information. 


Further information and application packs are available from the school website: 


Completed application forms should be emailed to: 




Closing date for applicationsFriday 5th November 2021 

Shortlisting: TBA 

Interviews: TBA