Temporary Accounts Assistant - Parish of St. Peter & The Winchester Martyrs

Part-time position 2 days per week (14 hours)  

Salary £ 7,600


The Parish of St. Peter & the Winchester Martyrs has a vacancy for an experienced part-time temporary Accounts Assistant, located at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Pastoral Centre office in central Winchester. As part of a welcoming and friendly team you will play an important part in supporting the parish in its mission. This position involves working closely with the Parish Finance Manager, having the following primary areas of responsibility whilst helping with other duties of an administrative nature as required.


  • Entering and coding all financial transactions appropriately into the Parish accounting system (Sage 50 Accounts) to trial balance stage
  • Processing receipts and updating outstanding amounts receivable
  • Validating supplier invoices against goods or services received
  • Processing payments to suppliers
  • Making bank deposits
  • Diocesan current account items, reconciliation, settlement and cash transfers
  • Checking all financial transactions for accuracy and completeness
  • Maintaining petty cash disbursements and month-end cash reconciliation
  • Preparing monthly bank reconciliations

Candidates must have sound practical experience of bookkeeping and accounting procedures together with good Excel and numeracy skills. Hands-on experience with Sage 50 Accounts software or similar is also essential. We welcome applications from conscientious, hard‐working and enthusiastic persons who can work well and reliably in a small, friendly team in a caring not-for-profit environment.


Closing Date: 4th June 2018                                    



Headteacher -St. John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary School, Portsmouth

Contract type: Full Time

Salary: £55,600 - £64,417 per annum (L15-L21)
Contract term: Permanent

NOR: 250

Age Range: 3-11

Start Date: September 2018

The Governors of St. John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and highly motivated Head Teacher to lead this happy and successful school.

St. John’s Cathedral Catholic Primary School is a one form entry Catholic primary school serving the parish of St John’s Cathedral in Portsmouth. Our school has been assessed by Ofsted as “Outstanding” and we are determined to maintain that standard and improve upon it. Far from relaxing we see this as a starting point for development of new and innovative strategies that will lead to even higher standards. The school is part of the Diocesan Edith Stein Partnership and the Governors see this as an opportunity for the school to share best practice and work closely with our other local Catholic schools.


What the Governors are looking for:

  • A practising baptised Catholic;
  • A confident and proven leader who lives out daily the gospel values;  
  • A clear, consistent focus on Teaching and Learning, ensuring that high standards are achieved and maintained;  
  • An appetite for creativity and continuous improvement;  
  • A track record of supporting and developing outstanding teachers;
  • The ability to manage change and think strategically; 
  • A positive attitude, highly effective interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire, empower and lead staff and pupils.  

What we can offer you:

  • Happy, motivated and confident pupils who enjoy learning;  
  • A vibrant Catholic school with a passion for innovative learning where Christ is at the heart of everything;
  • A friendly team of hardworking, creative and focused staff committed to ensuring each pupil reaches their full potential; 
  • Forward-thinking, enthusiastic and dedicated Governors;
  • A supportive parent body;  
  • Strong parish links.  

Visits to the school are recommended and warmly welcomed and encouraged. Even if you have not been considering a move why not come and visit us and find out about this great opportunity to enjoy leading our community?


For an application pack and to book a school tour, please contact Carole Wilson, Clerk to the Governing Body, Tel: 023 9282 1055. Further information is available from


How to apply: CES ‘Senior Leadership’ Application Form (available at; please read the ‘Notes to Applicants’ before completing the relevant forms. We would be happy to receive emailed applications (sent to the Clerk to the Governing Body) and they will be acknowledged by email (whenever possible).

Closing date: 12pm on Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Shortlisting: Thursday 24th May 2018

Interviews: Friday 15th June 2018


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of all our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and all appointments are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references and verification of identity and qualifications. Please note we do not accept CVs.




Assistant Cook/Cleaner - Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, Fareham

8 hours per week over two days (Wednesday & Thursday). Based in Fareham duties to include preparing a daily meal, general house cleaning and other domestic duties including Ironing.


Applications closing date: Friday 18th May

Interviews to be held: W/C Monday 21st May

Anticipated start date: As soon as possible from May 2018 – details to be agreed with the successful candidate





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