School Business Manager, Hertfordshire

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Rickmansworth SchoolHertfordshire

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Start date: Immediate start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: M5 Pt 46-49
Contract term: Permanent


Salary: M5 46-49 £48,531 - £51,622

(plus Fringe allowance)

Full Time – Permanent

Immediate Start

Rickmansworth School is an 11-19 heavily oversubscribed co-educational partially (35%) selective converter academy with 1260 on roll, expanding to 1450 over the next five years. Judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted (November 2017). Staff Development recognised as an area of excellence by Challenge Partners (March 2018), with 3 staff achieving national finals in last 3 years. Academic results are strong with GCSE Progress 8 +0.11, EBacc 36% and A level 25% A*- A grades, with 100% students securing destinations of their choice.  

The School is in a strong, stable financial position. £3.5m school expansion completed September 2018 which included New Sixth-form centre, ten classrooms, drama theatres and film editing suite. Outstanding staff well-being programme includes fortnightly well-being period, Childcare vouchers, Flu jabs, Access to the Fitness Suite and swimming pool, Pilates classes, Yoga class, and Free eye tests.

Our students enjoy learning and are a pleasure to teach. We believe every child deserves the best and we aim to achieve excellence in all aspects of school life.

The School Business Manager will hold a pivotal role in the School, leading the bulk of the School’s business operations.

The position will allow the successful candidate to utilise their experiences and take an administrative lead across the School’s finance, HR, Estates Management and support functions.

Applicants should have a strong business management background, ideally within an education setting.  The successful candidate will be a part of the School’s leadership team and play a crucial role in determining the future success of this heavily over-subscribed, semi-selective School.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and are an equal opportunities employer.  Applicants must declare any criminal convictions and submit to a check with the Disclosing and Barring Service as the post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Application forms and details can be obtained from the website, by calling the School on 01923 773296 or by email to

We welcome visits to the School, please contact Mrs R Spinks on 01923 773296 or to arrange.

Deadline for applications: 8:00am Friday 27th September 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 1st October 2019

More about Rickmansworth School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Scots Hill, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3AQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1923 773 296
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