Business Manager, Bexley

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Days Lane Primary SchoolBexley
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: BEX14
Contract term: Permanent

Hours/Percentage of Week: 36 hours a week (8.30 am – 4.30 pm with an hour for lunch plus SLT meeting once a week), 52 weeks a year

Days Lane Primary School is a popular over-subscribed stand-alone academy with an inclusive, caring and stimulating learning environment. We offer high standards in education and have wonderful children, dedicated staff and strong partnerships with parents/carers. We believe in developing pupils with the skills to be great learners through a broad, balanced and creative curriculum.

We are looking to recruit a professional Business Manager to lead and develop the support services in the school. The successful  candidate will be skilled and experienced in all aspects of school business management including budget management, governor reports, health & safety, premises and facilities and HR. Ideally qualified to at least CSBM level and with a can-do attitude. You will work closely with the Headteacher and SLT, leading a friendly team of support staff, managing the school’s resources to support teaching and learning whilst maximising income potential and keeping costs down.
The ideal candidate would be professional and self-motivated, and must have proven business management experience in a school or academy.

We can offer you:

  • A vibrant school with high standards and expectations
  • Fun and friendly colleagues who work collaboratively to achieve the best for the school
  • Professional training and development

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of our children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. The school is also committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and highly recommended. Further details are available from Debby Sandeford - Tel: 020 8300 1697.

For further information about the school please visit our website
This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to become part of a friendly and motivated professional team!

Completed application forms must be returned either by post or e-mail to Days Lane Primary School or

Closing date: Monday 25th September, 12 noon

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.
Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  We  therefore have a duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

Job location

More about Days Lane Primary School
Address: Days Lane, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 8JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8300 1697