School Business Manager, Derby

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Derby Grammar SchoolDerby

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Start date: ASAP dependent on notice period
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

The Governing Body wish to appoint a dynamic, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and confident School Business Manager to join our Senior Leadership Team. 

Qualifications and Previous Experience

a) Professional qualification in finance or business management or a professional qualification or equivalent in a relevant field

b) The possession of business or administrative experience with the knowledge of commercial and allied subjects adequate for the management of the day-to-day affairs of the office

c) Ability to produce budgetary estimates, reports, cash flow and financial and statistical summaries

d) A knowledge of the principles and methods of book-keeping and their adaptation to various purposes, including the preparation of final accounts

e) A knowledge of procedures at meetings - notices, agenda, minutes, conduct of meetings and secretarial practice

f) Some knowledge of the law and practice relating to Income Tax, PAYE, benefits in kind and VAT

g) A working knowledge of the law with regard to parental contracts, leasing of school properties and landlord responsibilities, employment legislation, commercial law covering such matters as contracts, copyright and data protection

h) A knowledge of investment procedures

i) A knowledge of methods of purchasing including buying through consortia

j) A knowledge of rates, Town and Country planning, planning permission procedures for alterations and new buildings

k) Ability to draw up specifications for general repairs, minor alterations and decorations and, if the work is done by direct labour, to make estimates of cost

l) A knowledge of principles and practice in relation to: electrical and gas installations, metering and supply; central heating and hot water supply; protection of personnel and buildings from fire; domestic sanitation and sanitary fittings; energy management and conservation 

m) Previous experience of working in a school would be advantageous but is not essential

If you are interested in applying for this role please download the applicant information pack and Derby Grammar School application form. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Derby Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Rykneld Road, Littleover, Derby, Derbyshire, DE23 4BX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1332 523027