Work for Us

Working for LVS Ascot or the Licensed Trade Charity offers fantastic benefits as well as the chance to work for a well established, professional company.

Working for us at LVS Ascot, Berkshire

The team at LVS Ascot enable our students to leave our school prepared for the next stage of their lives.

We seek out talent across all areas of the School including our dedicated and caring learning support assistants, efficient and experienced administration staff, talented and enthusiastic teachers and a Senior Management Team made up of Heads of Department, Deputy Heads of School and Housemasters who believe passionately in the role they play in moulding our young people for the future.

We offer a community working environment where staff are supported and encouraged to achieve their best and promote the same in their team and students. Competitive packages along with a stunning setting in Ascot, Berkshire, easily accessible by public transport and car make LVS Ascot an attractive employment opportunity.

LVS Ascot holds Approved ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) Centre Status providing the internationally recognised ILM2, 3 and 5 course to students, staff, the general public and employers.

Working for the Licensed Trade Charity

Working for the Licensed Trade Charity offers some valuable benefits such as:

  • 26 days’ holiday and English Bank holidays for full time (52 weeks per annum) employees
  • Access to Sodexo Childcare voucher scheme
  • Free lunches and refreshments
  • Free car parking facilities
  • Use of gym and swimming facilities
  • Access to a 24/7 employee assistance programme
  • A choice of 3 pension schemes
  • Uniform where applicable

Current Vacancies

Please see our current vacancies below:

Assistant Payroll Administrator, part time (Immediate start)

(Mon – Fri 25 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum)

The Licensed Trade Charity (LTC) is currently recruiting for an Assistant Payroll Administrator to join in our success as part of our Finance team.

Reporting to the Payroll and Pension Manager, the Assistant Payroll Administrator will offer full administrative and payroll support and act as the first point of call for employee payroll enquires.

Key responsibilities

  • Input employee personal data for all new employees joining the organisation.
  • Request P45, issue the HMRC Starter Check List form for completion by employee
  • Calculate salaries/hourly rates for additional hours worked.
  • Receive and check timesheets.
  • Calculate SSP, SMP, SPP and charity sick payments.
  • Update salary changes when advised.
  • Update salaries to include pay award in September each year and produce salary templates.
  • Create new pay codes when required.
  • Update employee tax codes from P6’s received online from HMRC.
  • Input Student loan information received online from HMRC.
  • Place monthly order with Sodexo (Childcare voucher scheme).
  • Process Auto Enrolment Assessment
  • Post and check all information for the monthly payroll.
  • Produce Payroll report, Pension report, BACS list and payslips.
  • Raise P45’s for employees leaving.
  • Keep employee salary Excel spreadsheet updated.
  • Produce payroll variance report for the management accounts team.
  • Other duties will include, but not limited to, HMRC requisitions and submission, administering Teachers Pension reports, opt out forms and preparing monthly salary journal data for the Financial Controller


Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • A keen eye for detail and accuracy
  • Good knowledge of MS Office software (especially Word and Excel)
  • Knowledge of current HMRC legislation (advantageous)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Service levels and deadline orientated
  • Highly motivated
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to work well within a team with a good sense of humour!


Based in LVS Ascot, the LTC was founded in 1794 by philanthropists in the licensed drinks trade, who set up a variety of operations, including a school; the daily newspaper The Publican’s Morning Advertiser and a charitable arm to look after people in crisis who had worked in the trade.  The LTC currently operates three schools and provides financial, emotional and advice to those currently working in or have previously worked in the licensed trade.

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd November 2018

Interviews: Week commencing, Monday 26th November 2018

To apply, please download the application form below and return it, together with your CV, to  For further information please contact Tracy Spencer on 01344 884440.

Assistant Payroll Administrator Application Form







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