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Finance and HR Officer

Hours: 37 hours per week, 39 weeks per year + 5 days

Salary: Grade 6 Points 7-12. Actual salary: £17,931 to £19,797

Great Ouse Primary School is a primary school based to the west of Bedford and has been part of the Meridian Trust from September 2021.

We are looking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic Finance & HR Officer to contribute to the administration of the school and its day-to-day efficiency, ensuring a professional service delivery to all our staff, pupils and parents. You will maintain and manage HR processes and documents and deliver effective finance management and reporting. You will also contribute to the smooth running of general school administration, communication and organisation.

The successful candidate will be able to maintain and manage HR, Finance and school office related functions, documents, processes and reporting and be able to build relationships with key stakeholders at all levels. Supported by the core Meridian Trust team you will ensure that HR and Finance processes are completed accurately and in a timely manner. Therefore, experience in these two areas would be an advantage.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 20th May 2022

Interviews to be held on 26th and/or 27th May 2022.

The school reserve the right to appoint before the application deadline.

Meridian Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including enhanced DBS disclosure.

We are committed to diversity & inclusion and equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Finance and HR Officer Grade 6

HR Finance Advert April 22


To view the vacancies we have at our other schools within the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust please click on the links for each school below:

Sharnbrook Academy 

Lincroft Academy

Harrold Primary Academy

Oakley Primary Academy



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Welcome to Great Ouse Primary Academy

Welcome and thank you for your interest in our school. Great Ouse Primary Academy is a school that thinks and dreams big for its pupils. Expectations are high for all who make up the Great Ouse Primary Academy community and these standards reflect the wonderful physical environment we have developed to enable children to flourish within and beyond the school walls. We are committed to developing learners who are resilient, learners who are focused and learners who are aspirational in their goals; learners well prepared to be successful citizens of the 21st century.

Great Ouse Primary Academy opened as a brand new primary academy in September 2017 and is a proud member of Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF). The school is a named feeder school for Lincroft Academy and Sharnbrook Academy. The school is a bright, modern and inspiring learning environment with up-to-date technology and vibrant teaching and learning spaces for our pupils and staff.

We believe that the school absolutely belongs to our community of children, staff, parents and carers. We urge you to actively support and be involved in the school. It is a wonderful opportunity for everyone to be part of something special.

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
(Martin Luther King, Jr)

Paul Ives