is using its own application form, please click the button below to download and view it as Essex School Jobs cannot automatically fill out an application form that has been created by a school. You will need to download the application form before you are able to complete it.

Download Application Form

Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Job Ref No. ECC3224-39S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 9 Points 29-33 FTE
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 29/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: W/C 4th July 2022  

Job Description

Download printable version

School Business Manager

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

We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic and welcoming 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, finance, HR, payroll, premises and the line management of non-class based support staff.

Downham Church of England 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:

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

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

· Excellent people skills and some experience of managing staff

· Experience of premises and facilities management

· Be flexible and resilient

· Have excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills, and show initiative and commitment to school improvement

· Have the children at the heart of everything you do

If you are interested in this opportunity, you are welcomed and encouraged to visit the school by prior arrangement. Please contact Shelley Curran by email ( or by phone (01268710387).

Downham Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all persons at the school to actively share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to a DBS clearance, medical check, employment checks and satisfactory references.

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.


Please be aware that some uploaded documents may require special software such as Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Shelley Curran
Church Road
Ramsden Heath, Billericay
Essex, CM11 1NU
Telephone: 01268 710387

Similar Jobs

Business Manager

St John Payne Catholic School, Chelmsford Closing: 10/07/2022 Midnight