About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Business Manager to join a thriving and vibrant team of The Sunflower Federation as it begins a new pace of its development.

The post offers a superb opportunity for the successful candidate to play a major role in taking The Sunflower Federation forward. The Local Authority have approved the expansion of one of our schools to a new site and we are looking forward to appointing an innovative, positive and inspirational individual who will enjoy the challenge.

We are looking to appoint an outstanding person who has experience of strong financial management and support functions either from a business sector or school.

Please see the job description and person specification for more details on the role.

Experience of working in a school office is not essential.

The salary range for this post is M2-M3 £43,516 to £49,590 pro rata

The hours are 37.00 per week (Term Time Only plus 4 additional weeks)

The post is to start as soon as possible 

Closing/short listing Date: 12th December 2022 @ 12.00pm

Interview Date: TBA

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged before applying for this vacancy. Please contact Merja Paakkonen or Claire Pearce at the Breakspeare School Office on 01923-263645 or Meadow Wood School Office on 0208-4207420 to arrange a visit

The Sunflower Federation was established in May 2017 and is formed of two schools namely Breakspeare and Meadow Wood. The Federation is governed by one governing board (one responsible body). The federated governing board manages all accountabilities and responsibilities for both school sites.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Meadow Wood and Breakspeare Schools are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds.

Contact details

Merja Paakkonen , Headteacher of The Sunflower Federation
Meadow Wood School Cold Harbour Lane Bushey
Hertfordshire WD23 4NN

Telephone: 0208-420-4720
Email: admin@meadowwood.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.meadowwood.herts.sch.uk
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