Preston Hedges Trust is a forward-thinking 5 School Multi Academy Trust with expected growth of up to 10 schools in both Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes. Each school has their own unique vision and identity under the umbrella of ‘fun, creativity and achievement’, which enables the school to innovate their curriculum to reflect who they are and establish outstanding provision.

Our Central Finance team is at an exciting point in the growth and expansion of the Trust, and we are seeking to appoint an experienced, approachable Finance Administrator to join our dynamic Central Finance team. The successful candidate will be an integral part of the support and growth of our Trust and will assist with the purchase ledger function.

The role will involve working closely with our Senior Finance Officers and Finance Director as well the Central Finance team, Senior Leaders and colleagues across the Trust.  The role will be based at our central office at Buckton Fields Primary School, NN2 8ES


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent administration, analytical and organisational skills
  • Experience of Sales Ledger and reconciliations
  • Strong attention to detail and able to produce work at a high level of accuracy
  • Experience of financial systems
  • Excellent ICT skills including Excel, Word
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

The ability to work well as an individual and team

Preston Hedges Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. All appointments are subject to successful Disclosure & Barring clearance and any other necessary safeguarding checks, satisfactory references and medical clearance.

Please be advised that we will take up references prior to interview and that one referee must be your last employer. The Trust provides equal opportunities to all.

If you would like to discuss this post further, arrange a Trust visit, or apply for an application form please contact Laura Kerrison, Finance Director at [email protected] or tel: 07795 473186

Application forms are to be returned to [email protected]

Closing Date: Friday 7th October 2022
Interview Date:
Hours per week: 16 hours per week (4 mornings during the school day, with some flexibility for additional hours during peak times)
Weeks per year: 39 weeks, which includes term time only working, plus teacher training days
Start Date: ASAP
Pay Scale: NJC Scale E, Points 4 to 5 £18,562 to £18,933

Full Time Equivalent– part time posts will be paid pro-rata


Wootton Hope Drive, Wootton Fields, Northampton, NN4 6BU