We seek to appoint a well-qualified Business Manager with experience of successful leadership of strategic planning from February 2020 to join a selective school that has been rated by Ofsted as outstanding for over a decade. This is an opportunity to work in a friendly but busy environment to be responsible for the operation of the school’s financial management and to have strategic oversight of the school site and associated facilities and contracts.
The successful individual will assist the headteacher and governors with strategic financial planning and will manage effective and efficient budgetary control in accordance with financial regulations to ensure that the school makes the best possible use of resources available. Please see the job description for the breadth and scope of this role.
It would be an advantage to have experience of financial management in a school environment and experience of SIMS, specifically FMS. However, the successful candidate will be a strong team player with highly-developed interpersonal skills alongside motivation, initiative and resilience. He/she will be a practical person with a ‘can do’ approach, committed to the moral purpose of working in the education sector to provide the best possible resources and working environment in which our pupils are able to thrive.
Bexley Grammar School is a heavily oversubscribed, high-achieving, coeducational selective school with a fully IB Sixth Form. With a full complement of subject specialist teachers, a rich curriculum and a wealth of extra-curricular activities, we provide an exciting and enriching educational experience for all.
For more information about our school and a sense of its ethos, please explore our website where you will also find an application form under ‘Vacancies’. (www.bexleygs.co.uk).