School Business Manager, Buckinghamshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Buckingham SchoolBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as available
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range 11 (£56,604 - £63,323)
Contract term: Permanent

The school is seeking to appoint a highly skilled Business Manager to be responsible for all:

• Financial accounting and processes

• Administration

• Management of the single central register and safeguarding of the school site

• HR procedures 

• Line manage all support staff involved in administration, premises management, financial support, catering, health & safety and contractors 

• Procurement (in liaison with central support)  

As the role is integral to the strategic leadership of the school, the successful candidate must be a confident leader who can function well as part of a team, must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, have a ‘can-do’ attitude, be highly organised and have the ability to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines.

You will have:

• Sound experience of financial management and budgetary control in schools or equivalent

• Experience of ICT and SIMS (or other MIS)

• A good understanding and knowledge of human resources management and payroll

• An understanding of facilities management including Health and Safety

• An ability to identify, research, develop, cost and implement new initiatives

• An ability to secure funding through researching and applying for resources

• A high degree of motivation to be fully committed to work in a school environment

• The expectation to contribute to the life of the school

• The skills to promote a positive image of the school through your work

• The ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team

• Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills

In return, we will offer you:

• A personalised approach to Continuing Professional Development 

• A role in a school that has a clear vision 

• A supportive and inclusive staff environment

To apply, please visit  

Please return your completed application form along with a letter of application, giving full contact details of two recent, relevant professional referees (one of which is your current Headteacher) to: Mr Andy McGinnes, Headteacher, The Buckingham School, London Road, Buckingham, MK18 1AT or email to

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 25th February 2020

Interview date: Friday 28th February 2020

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. We are also committed in promoting community cohesion, healthy school and young enterprise.

More about Buckingham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: London Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1AT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1280 812206
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Located in Buckinghamshire, Buckingham School is a secondary mainstream school. It is a community establishment that is non-denominational. It educates girls and boys between the ages of 11 and 18. There are approximately 1,010 students on the roll a...