The Governing Body wish to appoint a dynamic, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and confident School Business Manager to join our Senior Leadership Team.
Qualifications and Previous Experience
a) Professional qualification in finance or business management or a professional qualification or equivalent in a relevant field
b) The possession of business or administrative experience with the knowledge of commercial and allied subjects adequate for the management of the day-to-day affairs of the ofﬁce
c) Ability to produce budgetary estimates, reports, cash ﬂow and ﬁnancial and statistical summaries
d) A knowledge of the principles and methods of book-keeping and their adaptation to various purposes, including the preparation of ﬁnal accounts
e) A knowledge of procedures at meetings - notices, agenda, minutes, conduct of meetings and secretarial practice
f) Some knowledge of the law and practice relating to Income Tax, PAYE, beneﬁts in kind and VAT
g) A working knowledge of the law with regard to parental contracts, leasing of school properties and landlord responsibilities, employment legislation, commercial law covering such matters as contracts, copyright and data protection
h) A knowledge of investment procedures
i) A knowledge of methods of purchasing including buying through consortia
j) A knowledge of rates, Town and Country planning, planning permission procedures for alterations and new buildings
k) Ability to draw up speciﬁcations for general repairs, minor alterations and decorations and, if the work is done by direct labour, to make estimates of cost
l) A knowledge of principles and practice in relation to: electrical and gas installations, metering and supply; central heating and hot water supply; protection of personnel and buildings from ﬁre; domestic sanitation and sanitary ﬁttings; energy management and conservation
m) Previous experience of working in a school would be advantageous but is not essential
If you are interested in applying for this role please download the applicant information pack and Derby Grammar School application form.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.