Job details

Job details
Employer St Paul's Catholic College
Location Burgess Hill
Salary £44,294 - £48,462
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
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Are you ready to open a new chapter in 2018?

We are looking to recruit a new Business Manager into our innovative and successful school. We believe this is an excellent opportunity to take on a role that will make a real difference at St Paul's.

St Paul's was graded "Outstanding" by Ofsted in 2007 and has consistently achieved results in the top 15% nationally at GCSE and A level. We also lead the Inspire Teaching School Alliance and the Sussex Maths Hub.

The ideal candidate will have;

  • at least 5 years experience at a senior level in a professional administrative and/or finance, and/or human resources role, preferably experience of Academy or school finances. 
  • excellent business management skills.
  • excellent numerical, report-writing and organisational skills. 
  • high level ICT skills including Word, Excel, Outlook and management information systems. 


The successful candidate will;

  • be able to understand and quickly absorb complex data and written material.
  • be willing to participate in development and training opportunities.
  • have developed leadership and people management skills.
  • have strong interpersonal skills to quickly establish personal credibility and to engender trust with Governors, staff and others. 
  • be an effective communicator, able to influence and persuade at all levels, but also able to listen and learn. 
  • be able to work and maintain focus under pressure and to tight deadlines. 
  • be self-motivated and a self-starter 
  • thorough and a finisher 
  • able to exercise discretion and confidentiality 
  • able to relate well to children and adults. 
  • have highly developed leadership and people management skills.
  • have strong interpersonal skills to quickly establish personal credibility and to engender trust with Governors, staff and others. 
  • be an effective communicator, able to influence and persuade at all levels, but also able to listen and learn. 
  • be able to work and maintain focus under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • be self-motivated and self-starter.
  • be thorough and a finisher.
  • be able to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
  • be able to relate well to children and adults. 
  • have a strong work ethic and sense of humour.


Having previous experience of working in a school environment would be useful but is not essential. 

We would welcome any candidates wanting to visit the school prior to application.


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About the employer

St Paul’s Catholic College is a mixed, non-selective, Catholic secondary school with sixth form, situated in Burgess Hill, West Sussex. There are approximately 1,100 students at the school, 350 of which attend the sixth form.  

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Information about St Paul's Catholic College
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Jane Murray Way
Burgess Hill
West Sussex
RH15 8GA
United Kingdom
+44 1444 873899