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School Business Support Officer 1

The Headteacher and Governors at Pendle Community High School & College are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and well organised person to provide financial administration support. Based within reception, they will be able to prioritise their workload ensuring that deadlines are met and work is always completed to a high standard. 

The successful candidate will need a warm, friendly manner, have excellent communication and IT skills, be highly motivated, have relevant experience and be able to use their own initiative. 

The proposed hours are 37 hrs per week. 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am – 4:00pm on a Friday. 

This position is full time and term time only. Please note that the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful, the salary received will be paid on a pro-rata basis.

Please be aware that in line with Safer Recruitment guidelines, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

Essential Qualifications:

GCSE Maths & English A-C or equivalent Level 2

Business and administration qualification (NVQ or above)

Desirable Qualifications


 Essential Experience

1 year working in a busy school/office environment,

Microsoft office

Desirable experience

Schools financial systems – SIMS/FMS/PFM
On-line entry systems

Interview date – W/C 2nd March 2020 TBC

Shortlist date – W/C 24th February 2020 TBC

Closing date  –  Friday 21st February 2020

If you require a hard copy application, please email: hr.recruitment@lancashire.gov.uk or tel: 01772 535353, selecting the Recruitment option (8am – 6pm). Please quote the job reference number.  Please submit completed application forms to Joanna McCullough (HR Administrator) – hradmin@pchs.lancs.sch.uk

Person Specification 

Job Description 


Pendle Community High School & College
Pendle Vale Campus, Oxford Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 8LF
Tel: 01282 682260

Receptionist: Chelsea Watson
E-mail: reception@pchs.lancs.sch.uk
Chair of Governors: Trevor Ashton (Address c/o above)