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Job Salary
All ages of Apprentices in first year of Apprenticeship: £7.55 per hour
Notre Dame High School
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Hours per week
37 hours per week Term-time + 2 weeks
Contract Type
Closing date

We are looking to appoint an Apprentice Finance Assistant to join our busy finance office, working 37 hours per week, to include time to complete the apprenticeship study program / AAT Level 2 qualification with the school’s chosen training provider.

Salary details are as below:

Rates for Level 2 and 3 Apprentices    Apprentice Hourly Rate    Apprentice Annual Salary 2023
All ages in first year of apprenticeship    £7.55    £14,566.92 per annum
Year Two onwards        
Under 18 years old (16 and 17 years old)    £7.55    £14,566.92 per annum
18 – 20 years old    £10.71    £20,664.06 per annum
21 years old and above    £10.90    £21,029.27 per annum

We are looking for someone who has an interest in a career in finance and accountancy. 

This role provides a fantastic opportunity to grow in a role administering the day-to-day transactional aspects of the school’s finances as well as in supporting the Finance Manager and wider St. Clare Multi Academy Trust finance team with day-to-day finance administration. 

Main duties include to:

•    Monitor and manage the central finance mailboxes
•    Process purchase invoices
•    Reconcile supplier statements and deal with any queries
•    Process Sales Ledger Invoices
•    Monitor Creditor and Debtor reports including Customer Debt chasing
•    Process banking cash/cheque receipts.
•    Support the Finance Manager with wider finance administration duties
•    Support the central Catholic Multi Academy Trust Finance Team with finance related information / data collection requests as appropriate. 

 Ensuring information is submitted in a timely manner.

We are looking for the postholder to have 5 GCSE's including Maths and English (Grade A*-C/9-4 grades) or equivalent and to have strong data entry skills with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.  Strong IT skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel is also a requirement of the role.

Notre Dame is a Catholic school with a strong ethos at its heart. All staff are expected to uphold and contribute to the ethos of the school, which is what makes it a special place to work.
We are particularly keen to reflect the diverse nature of our student community in our staff; we welcome applications from all qualified applicants and strongly believe that diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact to our whole school community.
For further details and an application pack please visit our website: or e-mail . Please note that we do not accept Sheffield City Council application forms.

Please return your application form and Consent to Obtain References form to 

Closing date: 12 noon on Thursday 28th March 2024

Notre Dame expects all candidates to familiarise themselves with our Safeguarding Policy which can be found on the school website at School Policies – Notre Dame High School (

Notre Dame High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In addition, this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a self-disclosure is required for applicants shortlisted for interview.

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