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Super Purchaser - Fort Pitt Thomas Aveling Academies Trust

Fort Pitt Thomas Aveling Academies Trust
Salary: NJC Scale Points 27-31 - £24174 to £27668 FTE
The Thomas Aveling School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Full time all year .
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/10/2017 at 09:00 AM
FPTA A/17/44997
Fort Pitt Thomas Aveling Academies Trust


At the FPTA Academies Trust, based in Medway


The FPTA Academies Trust is a multi-academy trust based in Medway, which presently consists of three secondary schools and two junior schools and is currently recruiting for a Super Purchaser to support the Finance function within the Trust. We are a growing, multi-academy trust within the educational charity sector with approximately 450 employees across the five sites.

The Super Purchaser role will undertake responsibilities as a member of the Central Finance Team, ensuring that all major purchases and contracts are cost effective. To monitor and oversee the purchase order patterns ensuring value for money. With at least one year’s knowledge working within an Academy and having achieved or working towards Accounting Technician Qualification.

You must have an excellent working knowledge of

  • Microsoft Excel
  • experience working with purchase and sales ledger systems
  • working with PS Financial system
  • experience in supplier contract negotiations
  • experience in financial management


Closing Date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 23rd October 2017

Short-listed candidates only will be contacted for interview, which will take place the week commencing Monday 6th November 2017 

The FPTA Academies Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer – committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students – any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for all successful applicants.

How to apply

Letters of application, together with a completed application form (available on the FPTA website see link below) giving full details of qualifications and experience to date should be sent to:

Mr P Jackson, Executive Principal, FPTA Academies Trust

Arethusa Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2UW

or emailed to jshelbourne@thomasaveling.co.uk

Further information on this vacancy