Business Manager, The Pingle Academy

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The Pingle AcademyThe Pingle Academy

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Start date: February 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 10 (£35,444 to £39,177)
Contract term: Permanent


The Pingle Academy lies at the heart of the National Forest area and provides for students in Key Stage 3, 4 and 5. We benefit from a wide range of specialist facilities, which include extensive provision for sports, a well-equipped Performing Arts Centre, a Learning Support Base, two Autism Resource centres and a purpose built Sixth Form Centre.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, qualified and experienced Business Manager.  You will be forward thinking and innovative and, as part of the Leadership Team, will work closely with the Principal. 

You will have a strong financial background with previous successful experience of planning and delivering budgets and managing projects and people.  You will take a strategic lead in the day-to-day management of the effective and efficient operations of the financial, human resource, health and safety, ICT, and premises functions of the Academy.

The salary is full time for 52 weeks per year and will be paid on Grade 10 (range £35,444 to £39,177). The working hours will be 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Thursday, 8:00am to 3:30pm on Friday.

As the Academy of choice for our local area, you will be part of a supported community and, most importantly, a warm and friendly environment in which to educate our young people.  We offer an employee reward package, which includes car leasing discounts and our own independent travel consultant.  This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate.

All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the Academy, to meet the Principal, have a tour and meet with members of the team and our students.

The application form, job description and person specification are available to download via the Academy’s website:  Please ensure that you refer to the explanatory notes for candidates when completing your application.

All postal applications are to be returned to Mrs V Sharples, Principal, The Pingle Academy, Coronation Street, Swadlincote, DE11 0QA quoting vacancy reference Q10 or email: 

Closing date: 14 January 2018

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the Academy’s equal opportunities policy.

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More about The Pingle Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coronation Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0QA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1283 216837
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The Pingle Academy is an 11-19 co-educational, comprehensive school which has gained Specialist Status in Maths and Computing.

We are part of The de Ferrers Trust, where Aspire and Achieve are the key principles.

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