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Business Support Officer

Thornhill AcademySunderland

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support? This is an opportunity to join a dedicated team of staff at Thornhill Academy who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Business Support Officer to join our dedicated team.  You will work both strategically and operationally to ensure the efficient and safe running of the school. Working in conjunction with Trust and Academy leads to ensure the effective operation of administrative, estates and HR functions on site. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to manage, lead and motivate a team. As the Business Support Officer you will be working as part of a wider team to ensure all outcomes are successfully met with regard to school operational requirements thus contributing to the success of school strategies, activities and operations, creating a vibrant, safe, secure space to deliver effective Teaching & Learning.

If you feel you share our values, have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of a dedicated team, committed to ensuring that students fulfil their potential, then we would like to hear from you. 

The successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional standards to colleagues. 

To apply please download and complete the attached application form. Please note we do not accept CV’s. We ask that all completed application forms are sent to Gaynor Cuthbertson at

Please ensure that within your application you provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.

The closing date for applications is: 24th September 2021

Interviews will take place on week beginning: 27th September 2021

Consilium Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced DBS Check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

The Trust is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English. 

Please note: If you have not been contacted within one week of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.  We are unable to provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the closing time stated will not be considered.   

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