School Business Manager

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About the role

Due to the retirement of our current post holder, we are seeking to appoint a new School Business Manager.  We are looking for an aspirational and dynamic individual capable of running the business functions within the school, working with and leading an experience administrative team who have excellent systems and always seek to create efficiencies within the admin function.

The role is central in supporting the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors to achieve the best outcomes for all pupils in the school; it requires creative and inspirational leadership of a team and high levels of skills and professional abilities in the business functions.

We are looking for a candidate with:

  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, communication and project management skills
  • Knowledge of school finance accounting and systems and setting and managing budgets to efficiently manage school resources
  • Specific of Admin, Health and Safety, HR, Facilities Management and IT within a school setting
  • Experience of working successfully in a school environment
  • An ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Must be highly organised, self-motivated and able to lead a team
  • Be creative and innovative in driving positive change within the school

In return we will offer you:

  • a friendly, welcoming school with a strong Christian ethos
  • enthusiastic, well-motivated and well -behaved children, keen to learn and proud of their school
  • committed professional team with an ability to work well together, sing together, Zumba together, laugh together
  • supportive parents, governors and Parish
  • a well-resourced one form entry school with excellent facilities
  • a Head who runs around with a turkey on her head during the Christmas Panto!

This is a part-time role = 24 hours over a 5 day week.  There is flexibility in planning the hours.

To arrange a visit to the school, please contact Debbie Fenn, Headteacher at St Andrew's on 01462 459160 who will be delighted to show you around our school.

St Andrew's C of E (VA) Primary School and Nursery is an equal opportunities employer.  The school has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service


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Contact details

Deborah Fenn , Headteacher
Benslow Lane Hitchin
Hertfordshire SG4 9RD

Telephone: 01462 459160
Fax: 01462 436443
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