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St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Multi Academy Trust, Ipswich 

Closing Date:  4 June 2019

Interviews will take place on 13 June 2019 in Ipswich.

Salary range £25,295 to £32,878 Grade 5

Full time 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year


Are you looking for a varied finance role where no two days are the same?
Are you confident with financial accounting systems?
Do you enjoy problem solving and customer support?
Are you good at meeting deadlines?

If so, this could be the role just for you.

We are looking for an exceptional Business and Finance Officer to join our proactive and supportive central team at St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Multi Academy Trust (MAT). The MAT currently has 18 schools and seeks a Business and Finance Officer to help us provide financial management support to our schools and to our directors. As well as undertaking financial procedures, recording financial transactions and providing support, the role involves liaison with school business managers, headteachers and suppliers. The role is mostly office based in Ipswich town centre but also includes travel to our schools across rural Suffolk to provide on-site support at key times.

We require the following experience and qualities:

  • Comprehensive experience of using accounting systems and completing financial procedures with minimum of supervision, i.e. recording financial transactions, processing journals and reconciliations
  • Experience of budget preparation and financial forecasts
  • Skilled at using Excel spreadsheets and devising templates
  • Ability to learn new systems quickly and effectively and disseminate to others
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work flexibly
  • Ability to work with others in a supportive and professional manner
  • Numeracy skills with minimum equivalent of GCSE Maths grade A-C
  • Equivalent qualification / experience of Association of Accounting Technicians or working towards
  • Good communication skills including ability to write clear business English
  • Trustworthy, reliable and conscientious
  • Ability to travel throughout Suffolk

Benefits of joining us include:

Local Government conditions of service including the Local Government pension scheme
opportunities of working in a growing organisation
friendly and supportive team

For more information, please see the job description and person specification and visit our website

For an informal chat, please contact Michelle Roots, Business and Finance Manager, on 01473 298539.

Closing Date:   4 June 2019

Interviews will take place on 13 June 2019 in Ipswich.

Applications will only be accepted on the MAT’s application forms, please do not apply online or send CVs.

We are committed to safeguarding and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and satisfactory references.

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Part Time Class Teacher (0.4 FTE) - St Mary’s Church of England Primary School, Hadleigh

Closing date: Midday, Monday 20th May 2019

Interview date: Thursday 23rd May 2019

Part Time Class Teacher (0.4 FTE)

Required from September 2019

Salary: Main Pay Range

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic class teacher to work in Key Stage 2.  This post will be a fixed-term contract to the end of the academic year 2019-20, subject to a review of the school’s staffing needs. 

The successful candidate will:

  • promote Christian values in the school;
  • support and encourage pupils positively, with a compassionate approach to meeting their needs;
  • be creative, flexible and an excellent classroom practitioner;
  • be adaptable and willing to work in different year groups;
  • use assessment to aid planning and challenge all pupils;
  • be committed to playing an active part in improving our school;
  • implement agreed strategies for school improvement positively;
  • be able to work in a team, have good interpersonal skills and will communicate effectively with colleagues;
  • be committed to continuing professional development.

St Mary’s is a vibrant, welcoming Church of England school with a strong Christian ethos.  There are 220 pupils on roll, including the Nursery.  We have an enthusiastic and dedicated staff team.  St Mary’s is a successful school community and is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and ‘Outstanding’ by SIAMS.

We are proud to be part of the St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Multi Academy Trust.

For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact the school office on (01473) 823268.  For further information about the school, visit our website:

Please download the job description, application form and guidance from the school website or the Suffolk Jobs Direct website:   CVs will not be accepted.

Applications should be returned to the Headteacher, Andrew Frolish, via email, post or hand. 


Post: St Mary’s C of E Primary School, Stonehouse Road, Hadleigh, IP7 5BH

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