School Business Manager, London SW16

Closing date:

Crown Lane Primary SchoolLondon SW16

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £43,503 - £46,347 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Crown Lane Primary School has a full time School Business Manager vacancy to join our team.

Crown Lane is a two form entry community primary school with an inclusive unit for children with autism. In addition, we provide free services for families and children under 5 years old from our Children’s Centre Hub at The Lodge and at The United Reform Church in Streatham.  We are dedicated to improving the lives of local children, young people and their families.

The headteacher and governing body are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and highly motivated School Business Manager to lead on Finance, Facilities, HR and Administration.

This post would be suited to someone who has strong supervisory, organisational, communication and numeracy skills to effectively meet the demands of the post and be committed to delivering high service standards.

The hours of work will be 35 hours per week all year round. 

The role includes:

  • Preparing and managing the school budget
  • Managing and supporting the premises team in developing robust practice ensuring compliance in all areas.
  • Managing a range of diverse activities.

We want to hear from candidates who have:

  • A School Business Manager Qualification or similar
  • Sound Financial knowledge and experience
  • Successful management experience
  • An understanding of procurement, risk assessment and health and safety
  • Excellent IT skills.

We offer:

  • An exciting, supportive and fun working environment
  • High quality professional development opportunities

Ofsted 2017: 

'Staff morale is high and there is an enthusiastic atmosphere among school leaders, teachers and support staff’.

Further information:

To obtain a recruitment pack including Job Description and Person Specification, please email 

How to Apply:

Please email your completed application form to

Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms:  Midday Monday 29th October 2018    

Shortlisting:  Tuesday 30th October 2018  

Interviews:  Friday 2nd November 2018 

Lambeth Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.

Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Criminal Records Bureau. Further information about the disclosure can be found at and in the recruitment pack. 

Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.

Crown Lane Primary School and Children's Centre

Crown Lane, London SW16 3HX

Headteacher: Mr.G. Farrell 

Job location

More about Crown Lane Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Crown Lane, Streatham, London, SW16 3HX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 670 4713
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