Job Details

Finance Officer
Experienced finance officer needed for expanding special school

Job Grade: SO2

Salary: £30,324.00 - £31,998.00

Hours: 36 hours per week, all year round

Start Date: 01/07/2018

Interviews: 06/06/2018

Closing date: 23/05/2018

Oaklands is a thriving special school based in Isleworth and serving the London Borough of Hounslow. Oaklands pupils aged 11 – 19, have severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism.

Oaklands is at an exciting point in its development; we are currently working towards expansion and full school relocation to a purpose built new school in Hounslow for September 2018. The schools will be based on two sites and will consist of the current secondary school (High Oaks) along with a new primary school (New Oaks) and an independent post 19 college (Great Oaks) both opening September 2018.

We are looking to appoint a finance officer to assist the business consultant in the provision of a high quality financial service to Oaklands School and Great Oaks College.

The successful candidate will hold a relevant degree, be AAT/CIMA/ACCA qualified and will have at least 2 years experience of working in a similar role in a school or college.

We offer a comprehensive induction and Inset programme for our staff, a pension scheme and employee assistance programme.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website: 

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Lindsey Banks, HR Officer for an appointment on 0208 560 3569.

To apply, please complete and email the application form to

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 9am on 23rd May 2018

Interview Date: 6th June 2018

Start Date: as soon as possible

Pay Scale: Hounslow Single Status Pay Scale SO2 – Point 32 to point 34   

Actual Salary: £30324 to £31998 per annum 

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week, all year round.