Job Ref No. ECC5407-557 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: LGPS Point 38 to 48
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 09/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Thursday 16th June 2022  

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Responsible to: Director of Finance and Operations

Grade/Salary: LGPS Scale 11 to 12, Points 38 to 48, including Fringe

Actual salary: £41,091 to £52,244 depending on experience

Hours: Full time 37 hours per week, term time plus 5 weeks holiday working. Monday to Thursday 8am to 4pm, Friday 8am to 3.30pm

Location:The role is based at The Bromfords School. The successful candidate may be required to work across all locations within the MAT, as required.

Date Required:1 September 2022 or by arrangement

Closing Date:Thursday 9th June 2022 at 12.00pm

Interview Date:Thursday 16th June 2022

We are looking to appoint a Trust Business Manager to have business and finance responsibility for The Bromfords School. You will be highly organised, pro-active, and innovative individual to take on a varied, challenging and stimulating role.

You will be responsible for monitoring financial performance compared to budget and prepare monthly management accounts for the Headteacher and the trustees and prepare the annual budget. You will oversee the day-to-day financial operations of the school as well as line management of the Facilities Manager, Catering Manager, Finance team and Admin Manager.

To be considered for the role, you will be able to demonstrate:

· the ability to provide strategic support to the Headteacher and Governing Body

· the ability to provide professional leadership and management

· have current knowledge and experience of working in finance and managing budgets, ideally within education

· be very organized, approachable and able to work under pressure and have excellent people skills

· experience of excel

· be self-motivated, hardworking, flexible and able to build constructive, positive relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders

· have a calm, professional manner, always maintaining discretion and able to handle difficult situations professionally and sensitively

Previous experience of IT systems ideally Edupay, PSF, BPS and SIMS package would be a distinct advantage. The successful candidate will ideally hold financial professional qualification such as ACCA, AAT (or be working towards)


· Please complete the application form in full and provide a supporting letter of application, this should not be any more than 1 side of A4. Please be advised that we do not accept CVs as a form of application.

· Due to the volume of applications, it is not standard practice to offer feedback.

· The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory medical checks, enhanced DBS clearance and suitable references.

· We will endeavour to request references ahead of interview.

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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Shelley Edwards
The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College
Grange Avenue, Wickford
Essex, SS12 0LZ
Telephone: 01268-471201

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