Business Manager, Croydon, Surrey

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Castle Hill AcademyCroydon, Surrey

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Start date: As soon as possible as mutually agreed
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking an experienced and high calibre Business Manager to join our new academy, Castle Hill Academy. This is an exciting opportunity for the individual to play a key role in driving the development of the academy.

We are an ambitious school and a new member academy of the Platanos Trust, a growing and high-performing academy trust. It is just the place for talented, ambitious individuals to further their career and make their mark. 

We are an academy with very high expectations and a relentless drive for improvement. The ideal candidate will have responsibility for delivering the most effective use of resources, implementing new initiatives and the operational/business functions of the academy. The candidate will provide support for the head and be required to work with the academy trust to oversee various aspects of the academy. They will also have a commitment to the work ethic and ethos of the school and the Platanos Trust. 

This role would suit an ambitious individual who likes variety, eager to make a real difference in a developing organisation and can deliver under pressure in a demanding environment under their own initiative, but can also work in a collaborative manner against robust accountability measures. 

In return: 

  • You will be part of a strong educational environment with the chance to develop and grow; 
  • You will be supported with the best professional development and learning opportunities in order to equip you for future management roles.  

We want you to succeed too.

The Platanos Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check (formerly known as a CRB check) and will be checked against the DBS barred list. 

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Applicants should complete the employment application form (found on our website) detailing in their statement their relevant skills and experience. 

Please return applications by email to or by post to The Platanos Trust, Clapham Road, London, SW9 0AL.

Closing date for applications: 28th September 2018 (or sooner if a high number of applications are received before this date).

Start date: As soon as possible as mutually agreed.

Castle Hill Academy

Dunley Drive, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey CR0 0RJ

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More about Castle Hill Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Dunley Drive, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0RJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 843148