School Business Manager, Cheltenham

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Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form CentreCheltenham

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: c£60,000+ per annum
Contract term: Permanent


Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre is a large academy in Gloucestershire, proud of its reputation as an inclusive school, with valued status in the local community. We are seeking a dynamic business manager with proven leadership skills, who has the ability to motivate and develop teams across a range of functions.

The successful candidate will support the school’s strategic and educational aims – and enable its students to thrive – in an open, collaborative culture. You will demonstrate professionalism and facilitate development, with proven success in driving an organisation forward through well evaluated, purposeful and creative strategies. In a competitive educational environment, your pivotal role within the leadership team will enable the Headteacher and governors to provide the very best experience and outcomes for all our staff and students.

Principal Accountabilities

The principal accountabilities and key responsibilities include:

  • Support the school’s strategic objectives, values and policies
  • Finance and Accounting including maintenance of the school’s accounting systems and systems of financial control
  • Responsible for human resources, pension and payroll functions
  • Management of the school’s administrative and support functions
  • SLT line management of the school's IT system and network, including data protection
  • Oversight of marketing and communications
  • Responsible for revenue generation, both from Capital Improvement Funds and through commercial opportunities
  • Management of the school’s premises including facilities and health and safety


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Strong, proven strategic and operational experience is essential
  • A financial qualification or extensive financial experience is required
  • School Business Manager qualification desirable but not necessary
  • Experience should include organisational development and financial and HR management
  • First class communication and interpersonal and communication skills are essential with an ability to build collaborative, strong and effective teams
  • Flexible and able to multitask in a busy environment

Closing date: Wednesday 19th June 2019

An enhanced DBS check will be required of the successful candidate.

If you would like to obtain additional information pertaining to this position please do not hesitate to contact us on 01905 744530 to discuss this further.

More about Cheltenham Bournside School and Sixth Form Centre
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Warden Hill Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 3EF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1242 235555
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