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Bursar (Bourne Primary School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/49421/20157
  • Published: Fri 07/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £22,299 - £22,944 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN22 8BD

Job introduction

Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time, Term-time only (working for 40 weeks per year plus 4.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Midday on Monday 24 January 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

Bourne Primary School, Melbourne Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 8BD

Phone: 01323 724729
Website: http://www.bourne.e-sussex.sch.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

About the role


SS7, Point 18-19 (£22,299 – £22,944 pro rata), 

37 hours per week / Permanent, Term Time only plus 1 week (pro rata)


This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly office team

Bourne Primary is a two-form entry school located in Eastbourne town centre, currently with 453 pupils on roll. We are a happy, thriving school which strives to give all children the best education they can receive. We pride ourselves on our diverse community and love to see the children learning and achieving.

The Bursar is an integral member of the school’s office team and is responsible for the management of the school’s financial accounting. The role works closely with the School Business Manager.

Are you someone who has:

  • A sound knowledge of budget management and accounting techniques
  • Experience of account reconciliation
  • Experience of producing a variety of financial reports
  • Experience of working within schools in a similar role would be an advantage as would experience of working with FMS.
  • Ability to work independently demonstrating initiative and productivity and be a team player
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, School Governors, ESCC          Officers and suppliers

What we can offer the successful candidate:

  • Term time only (plus 1 week) contract
  • Friendly, dedicated and hardworking colleagues
  • Active support for your professional development
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Pension scheme

The closing date for applications is Midday on Monday 24 January 2022. Interview date tbc.

We are only able to accept East Sussex County Council application forms which can be found with full details of the vacancy on our website - www.bourne.e-sussex.sch.uk.

To apply for a recruitment pack or further information please contact Mrs Emma Ayling, School Business Manager, on 01323 724729 or via recruitment@bourne.e-sussex.sch.uk

Additional information


Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


Company information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/49421/20157
  • Published: Fri 07/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £22,299 - £22,944 per annum pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN22 8BD