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School Business Manager

Golborne High SchoolWigan

SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER G12 (£45,859 - £49,427)

Full time, full year

 Required from April 2021 (flexible for an outstanding candidate)

The Governors are looking to make an appointment to this senior position to take a full and active role in the leadership of the school.

The main purpose of the role will be to support the aims and objectives of the school by leading on financial planning and the efficient management of the school’s budget to meet legislative, curriculum and governor requirements. You will be responsible for the effective management of all financial services, physical resources, business links and the support staff team. You will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Golborne is a flourishing and expanding school. Golborne has a Progress 8 score of +0.83 which places us in the top percentage of schools in the country, we are above national average on all performance measures. We have the highest expectations of our pupils and are determined to be exceptional in all that we do. Our vision is to become a beacon of excellence at the heart of the community.

You will be an excellent communicator with a track record in a multi-layered role and delivery be this from leading on your own projects or influencing and delivering through colleagues. This could be a sideways move from another environment or a promotional prospect building on the essential elements of experience and knowledge you already have.

There is a significant supervisory element within the role and this should be something that doesn’t faze you nor will adapting to change and implementing pragmatic business focused outcomes which consolidate a range of factors.  

This is an ideal opportunity to join a motivated and successful team.  We are on an exciting journey and see this as a vital part of the school’s development over the next few years.  We are a self-improving school where commitment is to developing and supporting all staff in their career path.  We deliver a comprehensive induction programme and encourage all of our staff to be ambitious for their futures.  This role would suit professionals who have the drive and a determination to ensure that the financial leadership of the school and the Trinity Teaching Alliance is outstanding.  The successful applicant will also demonstrate an ambition to develop in their role and embrace the CPD that is available to support them.

An application form is available from the school website www.golbornehigh.wigan.sch.uk 

Closing date:      Wednesday 3rd March 2021 at 8am

Interviews:              Friday 5th March 2021

Golborne High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The post is covered by the Protection of Children Act and is therefore subject to enhanced DBS clearance. 

It should be noted that it is a requirement of the Governors of Golborne High School that candidates should, whenever possible,   name as referees current and former employers (via Heads or Principals where employment at educational institutions is concerned)

We look forward to receiving your application should you be interested. If you have not heard from us by the interview date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer feedback on individual applications that are not shortlisted for interview.


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