School Business Manager, Amersham

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Amersham SchoolAmersham

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Start date: 16 April or as soon as possible thereafter
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: BP9 - Actual Salary £38,496 - £42,970 depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent


Salary range 9 Actual Salary £38,496 - £42,970  (FTE £41,618 - £46,455) depending on experience and qualifications

37 hours per week / 42 weeks per annum

Start date: 16 April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter

We are seeking to recruit an exceptional individual to manage the school’s finances in line with school policies, and to play a key role in supporting the Headteacher and Governors in setting and meeting the school’s financial objectives.  The School Business Manager is the school’s leading support staff professional and works as part of the Extended Senior Leadership Team to assist the Head Teacher in her duty to ensure that the school meets its educational aims.

The successful candidate will have had experience in a public or private sector setting, with relevant experience in finance and budget management. The successful applicant will be involved in all aspects of school life and will :

  • Excel in financial management
  • Be a confident leader and effective team player
  • Have highly effective interpersonal and team skills
  • Have significant relevant experience 
  • Hold a professional accountancy qualification or be working towards      one (desirable) 
  • Be an innovative and strategic thinker with vision and ideas
  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ideally have a background in an educational establishment with a      good understanding of school finances

We can offer you a supportive and innovative environment to work within and opportunities for Professional Development which will allow you to further enhance your skillful practice. The successful candidate will have free access to our fitness suite, onsite parking and will have the opportunity to take part in a host of social activities. We have a School Café which provides reasonably priced hot meals and snacks.

If you would like to join us on our exciting journey please download the school’s application form below. Alternatively you can download an application form from our school website: Completed forms and a covering letter should be addressed to the Headteacher, Sharon Jarrett and sent to Lyn Rowley, Office Manager, on

The school is committed to stringent safe recruitment procedures and the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Closing date :   1 p.m. Monday 26 February 2018

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More about Amersham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stanley Hill, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP7 9HH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 726562
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Set in the beautiful Chiltern countryside, Amersham School is a mixed, 11-18 Community Academy providing a first class secondary education.  We have 860 students on roll including 143 in Sixth Form (as at February 2018).  

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