Finance Assistant Apprentice

Reach South Academy Trust - Shared Service Centre

Reach South Academy Trust is looking to appoint a Finance Assistant Apprentice to start as soon as possible for a period of 18 months.

Post:                           Finance Assistant Apprentice

Location:                    Reach South Headquarters, c/o UTC Plymouth, Park Avenue, Plymouth PL1 4RL

Salary Range:            £8,681 per annum for the first 12 months, after this the national minimum wage depending on age

Hours/Contract:         Full time, 37.5 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per annum (You will be required to attend college one day a week                                          during term time)

The Role:  The Trust is seeking an energetic, passionate and resilient Apprentice to build on a culture of high expectations and achieving the best outcomes for all students.  You will join the Shared Service Centre team in delivering finance support to all of the Trusts schools.  You need to be passionate about your career as you will be working and studying simultaneously.

Background:  Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education.  We operate 13 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire

We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows. Our vision is to enable individual academies to flourish with curriculum autonomy, within a consistent framework of a metacognition focused pedagogy.  We are committed to collaboration with other schools, MATs, colleges, Local Authorities, employers and Government to bring the widest benefit to young people and our staff.


Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them.  We do this through the development of a talented and committed work force. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.

To Apply:  Please apply at Exeter College - Apprenticeship Vacancies or via the Government Apprenticeship Website 


Closing date for applications is Monday 4 March 2019.



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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete and return the Equal Opportunities Monitoring form separately with their application.

01752 987060

Reach South Academy Trust

c/o UTC Plymouth

Park Avenue



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Reach South Academy Trust is an exempt charity in England and Wales. Company number: 10151730