Business Manager, Binfield, Bracknell, Berkshire

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King's Academy BinfieldBinfield, Bracknell, Berkshire

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Start date: 1 May 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 45-49 ie: £40,057pa to £43,821pa (Higher negotiable for exceptional candidate)
Contract term: Permanent

Business Manager required from 1 May 2018

Grade 45-49 ie: £40,057pa to £43,821pa (Higher negotiable for exceptional candidate)

52 weeks per year, 37 hours per week

King’s Academy Binfield (KAB) invites applications for the post of Business Manager from highly motivated and organised individuals with energy and vision to join our brand new all-through, 3-18 Academy, opening in Bracknell Forest in September 2018. We are looking for an experienced candidate who can provide strategic vision, leadership and drive clear policies and procedures in all aspects of academy business administration including Finance, HR, Estates Management, Safeguarding, Health & Safety and income generation especially through lettings. 

King’s Academy Binfield has already attracted outstanding founding teaching staff and leaders who take up appointment from September. Our successful candidate will work with the Principal to ensure we continue to develop innovative ways to recruit excellent new staff - teaching and support - as the academy rapidly grows in the coming years. 

The school will open in a superb new building in September 2018 with 120 in Year 7, closely followed by nursery provision in January 2019, and will grow year on year to a roll of over 1800 students, aged 3-18. The primary phase and a specialist resource provision is coming on board from 2019, along with Amen Corner North (ACN), a primary school a mile away.

As a new build, KAB will enjoy outstanding facilities, both internally and externally. Part of the role will be to enhance academy finance income generation aligned to the benefit of the local community. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate high impact in leading and managing school business, financial, premises, HR, administrative and IT provision. As well as being solution-focused, they will be emotionally intelligent; understanding the importance of strong relationships with excellent organisational, communication and IT skills.

Candidates will need to demonstrate that they:

· Excel in financial management and be a confident leader and team player

· Have highly effective interpersonal and team skills

· Have significant relevant experience

· Hold a relevant degree, professional accountancy qualification or be working toward one (desirable)

· Be an innovative and strategic thinker with vision and ideas

· Have excellent communication and presentation skills

As a new and rapidly growing school, this is a rare and exciting opportunity for a skilful leader who can bring creativity, innovation and dynamism. 

KAB and ACN are part of the King’s Group Academies MAT led by a team of former and current Ofsted "outstanding" headteachers and Her Majesty's Inspectors (HMI).  Please note link to King’s Group Academies Vision and Mission - 

King’s Education separately operates British schools abroad, educating over 4,000 students in countries such as Spain, Latvia and Panama, offering exciting opportunities for genuine international collaboration.

King’s Academy Binfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

For full details and an application form, please download directly from our own website:, from the TES website or by contacting Amanda French, PA to the Principal by email: For any further information or an informal discussion please contact Sarah Howells, the Principal Designate by emailing her or Sue Collins, Finance Director, King’s Group Academies: 

Completed application forms should be submitted to Amanda French at the email address given above or by post to: King’s Academy Ringmer, Lewes Road, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5RB by Friday 23rd March 2018 at 9am. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 28th March 2018

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More about King's Academy Binfield
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: St. Georges Park, Binfield, Bracknell, RG42 4FS, United Kingdom
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