Assistant Business Manager, Wandsworth

Closing date:

Oak Lodge SchoolWandsworth
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,196 - £27,147 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

We are a secondary school for pupils who are D/deaf or have hearing, speech, language or communication needs.  We are seeking to recruit an experienced administrator to the role of Assistant Business Manager to provide support to the schools Business Manager, Executive Headteacher and other senior leaders. 


This post will report directly to the School Business Manager and will involve:

  • Executive Headteacher diary management.
  • Arranging and organising paperwork for meetings.  Minute taking.
  • Collating data for inspections and audits.
  • Analysing data to produce reports to specific criteria.
  • Assisting with recruitment, training and development of staff.
  • Line managing reception staff.
  • Liaising with the Clerk to the Governors to arrange meetings and circulate documents.
  • Assisting with reviewing policies and procedures.
  • Working with the network manager to ensure the website is up to date and meets legal requirements.
  • Promoting a positive image of the School.


You will need to:

  • be punctual, presentable and friendly;
  • have excellent communication skills;
  • have previous experience of working with confidential / sensitive information;
  • be able to use Word, Excel and PowerPoint to an advanced level;
  • experience of updating websites;
  • previous experience in a school and use of SIMS and FMS will be a distinct advantage;
  • knowledge of BSL an advantage.


Please go to our website for further information : job description, person specification and application form.

Alternatively, please contact the school for any further details on the telephone number or email address below.

Completed application forms should be emailed to: or posted to the address below FAO: Karen Chapman, School Business Manager.

Closing date: 19 September 2019 (at noon)

Interviews: 24 September 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

CV’s are not accepted.

More about Oak Lodge School
Address: 101 Nightingale Lane, London, SW12 8NA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8673 3453