School Business Manager

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About the role

Northaw CE Primary and Ponsbourne St. Mary’s CE Primary are neighbouring, small, village primary schools, easily accessible from Cheshunt, Potters Bar, Hatfield and Hertford.  The governors of these schools are seeking to appoint a School Business Manager to take a strategic lead across the schools’ finance, premises, administration, personnel, operations and fundraising.  This is an exciting role and an opportunity to join a vibrant, thriving team in a leadership role.  The schools offer flexible working hours.

The role will involve working in both schools and be in the forefront of decision making regarding how future collaboration can work effectively across both schools.  This is a time of great opportunity and ambition at these schools, which have both recently had very positive financial audits.

We are looking for somebody who:

  • embodies the Christian values of the schools and is motivated by supporting the wellbeing of every child
  • is an experienced financial manager with the ability to put financial insight into operational context
  • enjoys partnering with colleagues across the school community and externally
  • is an enthusiastic, energetic and flexible colleague and leader

We can offer:

  • a happy school environment, with a supportive team who work closely together
  • a commitment to personal professional development
  • a rewarding leadership position and the opportunity to be part of a high performing team

We would encourage visits to see our beautiful schools and welcoming team.

The schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect staff to share this commitment.  The post is subject to enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), excellent references, proof of qualifications, medical clearance and proof of entitlement to work in the UK.

Please contact our headteachers, Shirley Whales (01707 652869) or Dorothy Marlow (01707 872395) for more information.


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Contact details

Dorothy Marlow , Headteacher
Newgate Street Village Nr Hertford
Hertfordshire SG13 8RA

Telephone: 01707 872395
Fax: 01707 872779