Business Manager, Akeley Wood, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:

Akeley Wood Senior & Sixth FormAkeley Wood, Buckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018 or as soon as possible after
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent


Do you like all your ducks in a row? If reorganisation and attention to detail are your thing, we may be looking for you.

Who are we?

Consisting of a Nursery, Junior School, Senior School and Sixth Form, Akeley Wood   celebrates independence and nurtures well-rounded and compassionate young people with a lifelong love of learning.

Who do we want?

We are looking for a Business Manager to operate as a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, supporting the Head to deliver and improve the financial and commercial aspects of the school’s business agenda. Experience of property management, human resources, change management, cleaning, catering and transport is desirable.

What will you be doing?

Business development, including strategic planning, new business generation, growth activities and management of organisational development and line managing small teams across functions.

If this sounds like the role you have been looking for, please send a completed application form and covering letter to

Closing date for applications is 09:00 22 November 2017

Cognita Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer Recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. 

Job location

More about Akeley Wood Senior & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Akeley Wood House, Akeley Wood, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 5AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1280 814110
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2
employer gallery photo 3
employer gallery photo 4
employer gallery photo 5


Akeley Wood School is an independent co-educational day school. The Senior School houses 550 children aged from eleven to eighteen on two sites, Akeley Wood and Tile House Mansion. 

The School’s primary aim is that pupils should develo...