Business Manager, Brighton, East Sussex

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Dorothy Stringer SchoolBrighton, East Sussex

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Start date: Summer Term, April 2018 (date dependent on notice period)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Scale M7-(pt 51-55) £46,552 - £51,043 (subject to pay award 1.4.2018)
Contract term: Permanent

We seek to appoint a Business Manager to join our strong Leadership Team.  The post will become vacant in the summer term.  This position provides an excellent opportunity for the chosen candidate to build upon current successes and achievements and to gain professional enjoyment and satisfaction from developing the school further. The successful candidate will need a proven track record of leadership and must have demonstrated the ability to work in partnerships within and beyond the school. You will have passion, drive and leadership skills to maximise the potential of our school.  

Visits to the school are encouraged on Tuesday 13th March 2018 at 9am.

Our school is ‘Good’ (Ofsted 2013), being one of the most popular schools in Brighton and Hove, consistently over-subscribed.

Dorothy Stringer is a vibrant, stimulating and happy community where it is safe to learn and where everyone can excel play their full part both inside and outside the classroom. We are ambitious for our students' progress and attainment and strive to create an in an environment that promotes a keen enjoyment of learning.  

Today's students face a world that is changing at an ever-increasing pace and we have a duty to  prepare them for their adult lives. We value and promote self-discipline, creativity, independence, self-confidence and the ability to work collaboratively with others.  We work to ensure that all our students achieve their full academic potential. However, we believe that school is not just about academic success: we want our students to thrive and to develop holistically. 

We are immensely proud of the wide range of opportunities we offer outside the classroom in sport, performance, creativity and service.  We excel at nurturing our students in a safe and happy environment and believe that schools need to care for the emotional wellbeing of their students and understand their personal needs. We have created an atmosphere where students can be themselves and they are known and supported as individuals. Students take pride in our school and in their own achievement as well as in the achievement of others.   

We are a community which is based on clear moral values and where there is a sense of belonging and identity. We work hard to develop partnerships with parents and carers and to secure their interest, support and commitment. We aim to be a community to which everyone wants to belong and where all feel respected and valued.

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More about Dorothy Stringer School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Loder Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6PZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 852222
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