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School Business Manager

Meridian Primary SchoolLondon

Come and join our vibrant school community in the heart of Greenwich! We are looking for a School Business Manager to join our Senior Leadership and start as soon as possible.  

You will be enthusiastic about leading and developing all of the business services in our school to meet the challenges of the future.  You will be responsible for Finance, HR, Admin, ICT, Facilities and Health and Safety, and must be able to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders to achieve the best outcomes for our school community.  This post is term time only + 3 weeks and hours are negotiable from 21 to 35 per week.

Meridian is a successful, creative and inclusive one-form entry school which values individuality and celebrates differences. Our children, from Nursery to Year 6, come from richly diverse backgrounds and our intake is complemented by a designated special provision for deaf children. We have high aspirations for each and every child and our children make excellent progress during their time with us.

You will be an excellent communicator who -    

  • Has solid experience in financial management and administration    
  • Is well organised and resilient    
  • Has a positive attitude and can lead and motivate others    
  • Is committed to collaborative working and ongoing professional development    
  • Is keen to make a difference to our children 

We can offer you -    

  • Fabulous children    
  • A supportive and friendly staff team    
  • A unique location – the Meridian Line runs right through our school which is set within Greenwich’s World Heritage site    
  • A commitment to your professional development and an opportunity to work collaboratively with other professionals within our cluster of local schools    
  • Great transport links – mainline train station, DLR, Jubilee Line and the River Boat are all close at hand!

If you would like more information, please do ring us on 020 8858 3572 to arrange a chat with the Headteacher.  We also welcome visits to the school by prospective candidates.  

Interviews will be held at the school on Wednesday 12th January 2022. As part of the interview process, candidates will be required to prepare a short presentation and submit a short written task.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.  Download an application pack from this TES advert. Please visit our website for more information about our school:

Closing date: 3pm on Friday 7th January 2022.

Meridian is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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