School Business Manager

Oakfield Primary School, Wickford
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Job Ref No. ECC2004-130 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 9 Point 29-33
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 18/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: w/b 22nd July 2024 Shortlisting Starts:  19/07/2024

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Permanent School Business Manager

Contracted hours: 37 hours (term time + INSET days + 3 weeks)

Salary: Scale 9 point 29-33 (FTE £37,336 - £41,418)

Required: September 2024

We are looking to appoint an experienced and appropriately qualified School Business Manager, with the vision and drive to implement effective systems. This is a strategic leadership position which requires an excellent knowledge of school finance systems and financial management of the school budget, including finance reporting to the LA, HT and governors. You will need to have an excellent understanding of HR, payroll and health and safety. The post holder will be responsible for leading the office team, site staff and some support staff so strong interpersonal and leadership skills are essential.

Main areas of responsibility will include:

· Lead and manage the school's finances, including budget setting and monitoring.

· Manage the school's contracts and premises; overseeing maintenance and improvement programmes.

· Be responsible for HR functions within the schools, payroll submissions, and recruitment.

· Ensure accurate financial, HR and training records are maintained

· Complete and submit statutory financial returns.

· Advise the SLT and Governors on all financial, premises and HR matters.

· Line manage office, catering staff and premises team including appraisal.

Visits

You are welcome to visit Oakfield Primary School for a tour with Mrs Lynn Cooney the Headteacher. If you would like to make an appointment, please contact the school office on 01268 734343 or admin@oakfield.essex.sch.uk.

In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs cannot be accepted. Please complete an electronic application form.

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be expected to undertake the appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check. 

We welcome applications from the whole community regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

Closing date: midday on 18/07/24

Shortlisting date: 19/07/24

Interview date: w/b 22/07/24

Information about the School

At Oakfield Primary School we have high expectations and good outcomes for our children. We pride ourselves on the good education we offer our children and the excellent opportunities we provide through our foundation curriculum and focus on memorable moments.

It is important to us to develop children who are ready for the next stage of their education and beyond. We place a high emphasis on the well being of our children and work closely with our families to support us with this.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about working with children to join the Oakfield team.

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be expected to undertake the appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from the whole community regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

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

School Office
Scott Drive, Wickford
Essex, SS12 9PW
Telephone: 01268 734343
Email: office@oakfield.essex.sch.uk