School Business Manager, Bexley

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Hurstmere SchoolBexley

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Start date: 02/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Bexley 20 Point 1 (negotiable, dependent upon experience)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and expert professional as School Business Manager, a role which involves being a key member of the Senior Leadership Team. The role of School Business Manager is central to the success of a school and we are looking for an exceptional individual to join us in September 2019. 

The role requires leadership which provides innovative, efficient and cost effective school business management, overall responsibility for finance, premises including Health and Safety, IT, HR support and personnel, promoting the highest standards and ensuring the best outcomes for our students. The post holder will be the school’s leading support staff professional.

The successful candidate will have excellent business, administrative and interpersonal skills, a positive and proactive outlook and the ability to negotiate, lead and advise on financial, development and personnel matters.  With proven financial and management experience, preferably in a secondary school context, familiarity with programs such as SIMS, Access for Education would be an advantage.

It is an exciting time to join Hurstmere School. We have a new Principal and a renewed energy as we strive to succeed in all that we do. There are opportunities to engage fully in the life of the school and bring your expertise and experiences to make a difference to our community of students, parents, staff and governors.

This is a full time post of 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Hurstmere School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and other employment checks.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.  The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification.  These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

To apply please complete the application form below.  For further information please contact the Principal’s PA, Mrs C Murphy on or 020 8300 5665.

Closing date: Friday 19th July 2019 at 12.00 Noon

Shortlisting: Monday 22nd July 2019

Interviews: Friday 2nd August 2019

More about Hurstmere School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8300 5665
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