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Finance Officer - Poole High School

Job Introduction

We are delighted to be recruiting for a Finance Officer to support the Finance & Business Manager in the day to day running of the finance office. Support in managing financial transactions for the school to ensure legal compliance and effective governance. A sound accounts background is essential. Knowledge of educational finances would be advantageous but not essential.

Poole High School is an 11-19 comprehensive school serving families throughout the historic town of Poole. As the largest school in this selective catchment, we pride ourselves on the fact that all students thrive in this caring and collaborative environment. Our students are well motivated and co-operative, and the team spirit in this large school is second to none.

We have high expectations of our staff, and we value them highly.

The school has delightful landscaped grounds and is very well resourced, being located at the heart of the town with excellent access by road and public transport. The quality of life in Poole is good and there is easy access to diverse range of cultural and scenic attractions.


Salary Scale:

SCP 6-9

Hourly rate:

£12.38 - £13.02

Daily hours:

8.00 - 3.30 with a 30-minute unpaid break

Weekly Hours:


Working Weeks:

Actual Salary:

Term Time plus 2 weeks

£19,853 - £20,871

Application forms available from our website -

Contact Information:

Please submit your application to:

Mrs Nikki Steele, HR Officer

Address: Wimborne Road, Poole, Dorset. BH15 2BW Telephone: 01202 662015


Closing Date: 22nd May 2024 

Start Date: June/July 2024

Our school is planning to join the Twynham Learning multi-academy trust in the 23-24 Summer term. CV's will not be accepted for this position. An application form must be submitted.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through their behaviour and practice.  Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials including an enhanced DBS, disqualification and prohibition check.

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