School Business Manager

Thaxted Primary School, Thaxted

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Job Ref No. ECC5248-53S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: £29,414 to £32,943
Position Start Date: 04/07/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: 26 or 27/05/22  

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Full time, 37 hours/week, term-time plus 1 holiday week

Local Government Scale 9, points 29 to 33, £33,468 to £37,568 per annum (£29,414 - £32,943 pro rata)

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We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic business manager to join our Senior Leadership Team. You will pay a key role in the smooth running of the school, being responsible for the premises, finance, HR, payroll, H&S and the line management of all ancillary staff.

Thaxted Primary School offers a welcoming and inspiring place to work with an efficient and supportive team that is focused on achieving the best possible outcomes for every child.

Successful applicants will ideally have a school business management qualification or be willing to work towards this, plus:

· Excellent people skills and some experience of managing staff

· Proven finance and business experience, preferably within an educational setting

· Strong organisational skills, plus an ability to work under pressure

· Experience of premises and facilities management

If you are interested in this opportunity, you are welcomed and encouraged to visit the school by prior arrangement. Please contact Jackie Sweeting by email ( or by phone (01371 830240).

Information about the School

Thaxted Primary School is a warm and welcoming school situated in the historic and thriving market town of Thaxted on the Essex/Suffolk borders. It is a place where children can develop a love of learning and flourish in a safe, healthy, happy and stimulating environment.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Jackie Sweeting
Bardfield Road, Thaxted
Essex, CM6 2LW
Telephone: 01371 830240

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