School Business Manager, Peckham, SE15

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John Donne Primary SchoolPeckham, SE15

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £35,070 to £41,718
Contract term: Permanent



36 hours per week 52 weeks per year

We are currently recruiting for a School Business Manager to work within our multi academy trust. If you are looking for your next challenge within the school business leaders sector this could be the right job for you!

Communitas Education a Multi-Academy Trust, is seeking to appoint an experienced School Business Manager to develop, implement and manage school business systems and processes within the Trust. The School Business Manager will be responsible for a wide range of administrative and business functions to ensure that teaching and learning are well supported and that the students are safe and happy.

Working with the Director of Finance & Business and the Headteacher, you will support the development of school budgets, in addition to taking responsibility for school level procurement, health and safety, lead on all aspects of HR, premises management, catering and  schools contract management. In order to deliver the diverse range of responsibilities, you will have sound academy financial and operational management experience, preferably in the education sector. You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to operate in a complex environment with competing interests. You will have experience in finance administration and school operations.

You need: 

· A keen eye for detail

· The ability to produce clear, concise and informative financial reports

· To be a credible leader and excellent communicator, working closely with our staff team, children, parents and the schools local governing body.

In return we offer:

· Competitive inner London salary

· Bespoke CPD

· Outstanding leadership support from schools and the trust

· Excellent resources 

· Trust benefit scheme

· A ‘can do’ approach to school business projects

We welcome visits to our school, if you wish to make an appointment with the Headteacher, please contact the school office on 0207 639 0594.

Applications available at

Application closing date: 18th May 2018  Interview date: 25th May 2018

Previous applicant need not to re-apply.

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More about John Donne Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Woods Road, Peckham, London, SE15 2SW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7639 0594