Handsworth Association of Schools: Finance & Admin Officer and Project Officer

Handsworth Association of Schools: Finance & Admin Officer and Project Officer

Finance and Administration Officer

Salary: £ 260 per week £13,520 (FTE £487.50 per week, £ 25,350 p.a (dependant on skills and experience)

Hours: Part-time hours: 20 hours per week, (with attendance at some evenings across the academic year) days and time to be negotiated

Location: Based at HAOS Office, Welford Road, Birmingham, with flexibility to travel schools sites and other relevant venues (post Covid)

Job Type: One-year fix term contract (subject to funding)

Deadline for Applications: Friday 15th April 2022

Start Date: May 2022

Handsworth Association of Schools (HAOS) is looking to recruit a Finance & Administrative Officer who will bring enthusiasm, drive and expertise to this role, reporting into the management and Trustees of Handsworth Association of Schools. To support strong financial and administrative processes within the organisation through effective implementation of policies, systems and robust internal controls.

About us:

Handsworth Association of Schools are one of the host organisations for the Green Influencers project. Handsworth Association of Schools (HAOS) is a charitable network of over 20 primary and secondary schools which exists to improve the life chances, family health, well-being and social integration of multi-ethnic families in Handsworth Birmingham. Our member schools are in the wards of Handsworth, Handsworth Wood, Lozells, Birchfield and Soho, all in Perry Barr Constituency Locality. We work with schools to support them with citizenship programmes, children’s learning projects, for over 10,000 families. We also provide conference facilities, staff training and transport services, as well as developing family support projects to support families in poverty, to overcome barriers to their progress, and help build stronger relationships between communities and lead to community action. Like many organisations since the Covid 19 crisis began we have been unable to offer the same services, so we have adapted to meet the current needs of our children and families and now also provide a foodbank service to support our most vulnerable families.

To learn more about HAOS please visit our website: haos.org.uk

The role:

Handsworth Association of Schools (HAOS) is looking to recruit a Finance & Administrative Officer who will bring enthusiasm, drive and expertise to this role, reporting into the management and Trustees of Handsworth Association of Schools. To support strong financial and administrative processes within the organisation through effective implementation of policies, systems and robust internal controls.

The postholder will maintain accurate and transparent record keeping and will have full responsibility for entering all transactions within the accounting software (QuickBooks). They will take responsibility for updating all accounting records and other financial and administrative records as required. The role will have a strong emphasis on following robust processes and controls with a commitment to integrity, transparency, learning and continuous improvement. There will also be an administrative element to the role which will require the supporting the general office management of day to day operations.

About you:

The post holder will support specific projects as agreed with the Office Manager, you will need good organisational skills and a passion for working with a wide range of colleagues and other stakeholders to ensure the successful management of our organisation finance and administration. You will have strong experience of managing projects, good knowledge of the issues impacting on children and young people in our area and a strong track record of delivering results on target.

You will be highly organised and have good relationship skills to assist building partners and stakeholders. You will be engaging, enthusiastic and have the ability to problem solve to ensure our organisation runs smoothly. This is all year round post and will involve working afterschool, during school holidays.

We welcome applications from people who identify as being from under-represented groups in the environmental change field.

Rewards:

In return, you benefit from excellent working conditions, Pro Rata holiday per annum, flexible hours, contributory pension scheme and a welcoming and friendly environment in which to work.

For more details email: adminhas@handsworth.bham.org.uk  for an application pack.

Closing date: Closing date: Friday 15th April 2022

Please note that applications received after the closing deadline will not be considered. As part of our recruitment and selection process and commitment to safeguarding any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory disclosure report which will be provided as part of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Project Officer

Handsworth Association of Schools (HAOS) is looking to recruit a Projects Officer who will bring experience and expertise to this front-line role. As a key member of the HAOS Team, the post holder will provide support across a number of our projects and activities with children families and young people. As part of the team, you will support the organisation and delivery of a range of identified projects with children and young people both in school and during school holidays. Leading on ensuring the success of projects allocated to you, you will organise the delivery of direct activities either independently or in collaboration with third party organisations.

Supporting specific projects as agreed with the Education and Engagement manager, you will need good organisational skills and a passion for working with a wide range of colleagues and other stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of our projects. You will have strong experience of managing projects, good knowledge of the issues impacting on children and young people in our area and a strong track record of delivering results on target.

Type of Contract: Fixed Term; subject to funding
Working Hours: 15 hours per week
Salary: To be reviewed annually, commencing at 15 hrs p/w, £8,873 – (pro rata) £22,183 fte
Duration of Contract: 12 months commencing April 1st 2021 but reviewed 3-6 months prior to contract end date.

Project Officer

Salary: To be reviewed annually, commencing at 15 hrs p/w, £8,873  –  (pro rata) £22,183 FTE

(dependant on skills and experience)
Hours: Part-time hours: 15 hours per week, days and time to be negotiated
Location: Based at HAOS Office, Welford Road, Birmingham, with flexibility to travel schools sites and other relevant venues (post Covid)
Job Type: One-year fix term contract (subject to funding)

Deadline for Applications: Friday 15th April 2022

Start Date: May 2022

Handsworth Association of Schools (HAOS) is looking to recruit a Project Officer who will bring experience and expertise to this front-line role. As a key member of the HAOS Team, the post holder will provide support across a number of our projects and activities with children families and young people. As part of the team, you will support the organisation and delivery of a range of identified projects with children and young people both in school and during school holidays. Leading on ensuring the success of projects allocated to you, you will organise the delivery of direct activities either independently or in collaboration with third party organisations.

The role:

Handsworth Association of Schools (HAOS) is looking to recruit a Finance & Administrative Officer who will bring enthusiasm, drive and expertise to this role, reporting into the management and Trustees of Handsworth Association of Schools. To support strong financial and administrative processes within the organisation through effective implementation of policies, systems and robust internal controls.

The postholder will maintain accurate and transparent record keeping and will have full responsibility for entering all transactions within the accounting software (QuickBooks). They will take responsibility for updating all accounting records and other financial and administrative records as required. The role will have a strong emphasis on following robust processes and controls with a commitment to integrity, transparency, learning and continuous improvement. There will also be an administrative element to the role which will require the supporting the general office management of day to day operations.

About you:

The post holder will support specific projects as agreed with the Education and Engagement manager; you will need good organisational skills and a passion for working with a wide range of colleagues and other stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of our projects. You will have strong experience of managing projects, good knowledge of the issues impacting on children and young people in our area and a strong track record of delivering results on target.

You will be highly organised and have good relationship skills to assist building relationships with children, young people, teachers, and school stakeholders. You will be engaging, enthusiastic and have the ability to problem solve to ensure the project runs smoothly. This is all year round post and will involve working afterschool, during school holidays.

We welcome applications from people who identify as being from under-represented groups in the environmental change field.

Rewards:

In return, you benefit from excellent working conditions, Pro Rata holiday per annum, flexible hours, contributory pension scheme and a welcoming and friendly environment in which to work.

For more details email: adminhas@handsworth.bham.org.uk  for an application pack.

Closing date: Closing date: Friday 15th April 2022

Please note that applications received after the closing deadline will not be considered. As part of our recruitment and selection process and commitment to safeguarding any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory disclosure report which will be provided as part of a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We believe that it is important to recognise individual differences and identities, where everyone is able to be themselves and to reach their full potential. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture

 

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