School Business Manager, London SE1

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London Nautical SchoolLondon SE1

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: PO7 £49,176 to £52,071
Contract term: Permanent

The London Nautical School is an 11 to 18 Boys’ School situated in the center of London on the Southbank close to world famous theatres and art galleries. The river is close to our hearts and offers us a link to the sea, which gives us our heritage. The London Nautical School is a dynamic and progressive school that has high aspirations for its staff and students. With our 600+ students we are a close-knit, warm environment seeking colleagues who value this and wish to contribute to the wider life of our school and community.

We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled person who has a strong commitment to professional excellence and is willing to lead and manage staff flexibly. We invite candidates who can demonstrate the ability to operate strategically, communicate effectively and who will share our passion for education. You will need to have experience in leading and motivating teams and a strong understanding of business and finance. The School Business Manager is a member of our Senior Leadership Team and will work closely with the Headmaster.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A strategic thinker
  • Experienced at School Business Management, or highly relevant finance and resources management
  • Highly organised
  • Skilled at managing people and systems (FMS and SIMS)
  • Able to think creatively and problem solve
  • Ability to motivate staff by establishing empathetic and supportive working relationships
  • Ability to monitor and review through self-evaluation, report writing and a clear system of record keeping
  • Ability to work flexibility, innovatively and responsively in a challenging environment

Visits to the school are welcome, please contact Andrew Bull, Headmaster via or on 020 7928 6801 to make arrangements. 

Further information: 

To obtain a recruitment pack including Job Description and Personal Specification or to arrange a visit to the school, please email or visit our website or contact Karen Powell, School Business Manager on 020 7620 2921. 

How to Apply: 

Please send your completed application form via email to or by post to: Karen Powell, School Business Manager, The London Nautical School, 61 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NA.

Closing date for completed application forms: 10am on Monday 25th June 2018 

Shortlisting date: Monday 25th June 2018  

Interview date: Thursday 28th June 2018 

Lambeth Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Further information about the disclosure can be found at and in the recruitment pack. 

Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.

The London Nautical School

61 Stamford Street

London SE1 9NA

Headmaster: Mr A Bull

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More about London Nautical School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 61 Stamford Street, Blackfriars, London, SE1 9NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7928 6801
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