Job Vacancy

Finance Assistant – Student Funding

Finance Assistant – Student Funding – 30 hours per week – Permanent position

Grade: HPS Fixed Point 16 (£19,233 pro rata)

 Bishop Auckland College is seeking to recruit a Finance Assistant – Student Funding who will be responsible for the allocation and financial monitoring of the College Discretionary Learner Support funding (DLSF), HE loans and Advanced Learner Loans.  They will also be the operational contact for the College student transport service.

The successful candidate will have a minimum Level 3 qualification in Business/Finance or other relevant qualification, Safeguarding Level 1 (to be achieved within 6 weeks) and Level 2 qualifications in Literacy and Numeracy (or be willing to work towards within 2 years).

Applicants will also have experience of financial administration in relation to student funding; experience of working with people of different ages and abilities; and experience of budget/financial management.

To apply for this post please download the application form and appendix or for more information email

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Bishop Auckland College is an equality and diversity employer. We are committed to recruiting a more diverse workforce that reflects the people we serve.

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Completed applications should be emailed back to: or posted to

HR Department
Bishop Auckland College
Bishop Auckland campus
Woodhouse Lane
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL14 6JZ

For more information or if you have a disability and need help completing the application please email: or contact our 24 hour answering service on 01388 443108.

Bishop Auckland College is committed to the safeguarding and the welfare of all learners and any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS disclosure. All teaching staff will be required to register with the Institute for Learning.