We are seeking to appoint a School Business Manager who will enjoy being part of a leadership team that works strategically to improve the life chances of our young people by effectively managing resources, property and facilities to fulfil our ambitious vision. The role of School Business Manager is central to the success of a school and we are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join us.
The role requires leadership which provides innovative, efficient and cost effective school business management, overall responsibility for finance, premises including Health and Safety, and personnel, promoting the highest standards and ensuring the best outcomes for our students. The post holder will be the school’s leading support staff professional. Depending on experience there may be responsibilities with regard to IT and HR.
You will have excellent business, administrative and interpersonal skills, a positive and proactive outlook and the ability to negotiate, lead and advise on financial, development and personnel matters.
It is an exciting time to join Caterham High School. We have a new Headteacher and a renewed energy as we strive for excellence in all that we do. There are opportunities to engage fully in the life of the school and bring your expertise and experiences to make a difference to this wonderful community of children, parents and carers, staff and governors.
Caterham High School is a community school at the heart of the local neighbourhood. We provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. Our school serves a richly diverse area of East London, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. Each child is important and we do our utmost to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to learn and succeed. Our students are well behaved, polite and friendly. We enjoy excellent relationships between students and staff.
Caterham High School is a friendly, welcoming and dynamic environment for staff, with good facilities. There is strong and valued CPD, and we are active participants of the Seven Kings Teaching School Alliance. Staff have free access to our gym and other sports facilities, including the swimming pool and free parking.
We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application. You can also visit the website to view information videos about Caterham High.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance. If you have not received a response within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted. References will be taken up for shortlisted candidates prior to interview unless you indicate on your application form that you do not wish your current employer to be approached prior to interview.
For more information and an application pack please see our website or contact Rebecca Bergin, (HR) on 0208 551 4321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Visits are welcomed.
Completed application forms should be e-mailed to email@example.com by 9am on Monday 30th September 2019. Interviews will be held on Friday 4th October 2019.