Staff Vacancies


The Heathland Whitefriars Federation is a partnership of two very successful schools in Harrow. Both schools are in the top 250 nationally. OFSTED describe leadership at both schools as ‘outstanding’. The position is based at Whitefriars School, an all through school whose secondary section is growing rapidly.

Finance Manager – Maternity Cover
Fixed Term – 12 months. Starting ASAP. Full time (36 hours per week) All year round

Salary – Harrow Scale G10 Point 37-41 (£35,838 – £39687)

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, dynamic and innovative manager to be responsible, under the direction of the School Business Manager, for running of the finance function of Whitefriars School including line management of a Finance Assistant. The successful candidate will have a good working knowledge of school/academy finance and be a strong team player. This is a key role within the federation and the successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining and improving the federation’s financial systems and procedures.

 A key aspect of  the position will be providing strategic vision and leadership to the support staff in conjunction with the Headteachers and Senior Leadership Team,  to ensure that all services provided to support the teaching and learning of the federation are of high quality, conform to legislation and represent best value.

You will have excellent communication skills, a good knowledge and experience of budget planning and experience of implementing and monitoring procedures. We require a strong team player with the ability to positively motivate colleagues, have excellent time management and problem solving skills and be able to use their own initiative.

A good working knowledge of general school finance policies and procedures would be highly desirable along with a recognised finance or accounts qualification although qualification by experience is equally acceptable. 

The Heathland Whitefriars Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Full job descriptions and an application form for the above roles are available via the links (below). Please return your application to Angela Gallagher, HR Manager, c/o Whitefriars School or by e-mail to Angela Gallagher

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 25th September 2017

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 2nd October 2017.

An equal opportunities employer.

Finance Manger Job Description

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Support Staff Application Form

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