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Job Ref No. ECC3015-40 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 7
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 07/06/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: 14th June 2022  

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Job Advert for School Business Manager (Part Time Permanent Position)

St Margaret's CofE VC Primary School

Start Date -As soon as possible

Annual Salary Scale 7 (Actual salary £18386 - £20886)

Contract - 28 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (39 weeks term date and 3 weeks in school closure periods to be agreed). Exact working pattern to be agreed with the successful candidate.

The school Governors would like to appoint an efficient, organised and welcoming School Business Manager who is dedicated to managing and maintaining an effective school office and its financial and administrative systems. You will be part of a team committed to providing an excellent education for the children of St Margaret's.

The successful candidate will be a part of the senior leadership team of the school who strive to ensure the best outcomes for every child.

The role includes:

· All aspects of financial and human resources management.

· Resources and facilities management.

· Line management of site staff, the catering and midday team and office staff.

· Marketing and promoting the school.

· Income generation and bids for funding.

We are looking for a Business Manager who:

Will put children at the heart of all they do

· Has a commitment to working collaboratively with staff to inspire, enable and empower them to achieve high standards

· Will develop positive relationships with our children and families.

· Has experience of managing budgets and financial reporting systems

· Has experience of HR

· Has experience of IT and knowledge of accounting and school management information systems

· Ideally has experience of working in a school business environment

· Has excellent written and spoken English and ability to compose correspondence and reports

· Is a positive role model, to lead and motivate others

· Has good interpersonal skills

· Has the ability to prioritise work schedules, good time management and can work well under pressure

· Is flexible and resilient

· Has high expectations of yourself and others

· Has proven leadership skills and the ability to line manage others

· Has a willingness and passion to get involved in the wider life of the school

· Is able to work to deadlines

We can offer:

· Happy, polite and enthusiastic children

· A friendly and motivated team of staff.

· A pleasant and welcoming working environment.

· Supportive governors.

· Continuing professional development.

· Salary growth potential.

Applications are invited from experienced and newly qualified School Business Managers who have a good understanding of the financial and office management systems of schools.

We warmly welcome visitors to the school, to see for yourself our happy and engaged pupils with supportive parents working together alongside our friendly, hardworking and committed staff.

Information about the School

Please do not send in any CV's. All applications must be made via the online application form.

St. Margaret's is a small village school set in the Essex countryside where the children are at the heart of all we do. We know them well and offer a caring, fulfilling environment with an emphasis on meeting individual needs within a supportive and challenging learning environment where the children feel valued.

We have a strong, Christian ethos and a vision inspired by all our stakeholders which reads: At St. Margaret's Church of England Primary School we seek to develop wisdom, encourage aspiration and promote dignity and acceptance enabling our respectful children to love a life giving back to the community. 'Live life in all its fullness.' John 10:10

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

Mrs Stephanie Newland, Headteacher
Church Lane
Toppesfield, Halstead
Essex, CO9 4DS
Telephone: 01787 237354

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