Finance and HR Assistant

Bishop Chavasse Primary School


2a Baker Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN11 0FB
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This is a fantastic opportunity to assist the School Business Manager with the school’s finance & HR processes and procedures.  Bishop Chavasse School is a two form entry primary school, in the heart of Tonbridge, and part of the Tenax Schools Trust.

The successful candidate will undertake core finance and HR processes and general administrative tasks to ensure the efficient and effective use of the school’s resources. You will be a person of integrity, well organised, adaptable and be able to maintain confidentiality. You will be expected to display strong numeracy skills, attention to detail, ability to work to deadlines, and a good working knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel) and ideally finance and HR systems. Although not essential, it would be an advantage if you had previous finance and HR experience, ideally in the education sector.

The role is offered as 25 hours per week, term-time only plus 2 weeks during school holidays. The Trust is committed to flexible working and will always seek to accommodate the needs of employees, where possible agreeing alternative working arrangements.


Bishop Chavasse Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and wellbeing of all children and young people in our school communities and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS disclosure issued with the Trust and/or school as the employer.