School Business Manager, South Croydon

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Red Gates SchoolSouth Croydon

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 14
Contract term: Permanent

School Business Manager

 Annual Salary: Grade 14, Term Time plus 3 weeks (holidays to be taken during school holidays)   

Red Gates is a maintained Primary Special School for pupils with severe learning difficulties. The school has 138 pupils on roll and all pupils have Education, Health and Care Plans. 79% of children have a diagnosis of autism.

The School invite applications from highly motivated and organised individuals with energy and vision to join our excellent and dedicated team as our School Business Manager. 

We are looking for a strong candidate who can provide strategic vision and leadership in all aspects of school administration; including the ability to drive policies and procedures in HR, finance, resources, premises, health and safety and income generation to join our Senior Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will be forward thinking and able to support the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to develop school systems to enable us to deliver the highest quality education to our children.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Have a recognized management/business degree or an equivalent related professional  qualification. A Diploma in School Business Management is desirable.
  • Have experience of working in a financial and or School financial management position
  • Have experience of providing high-level administrative support including experience of managing staff and HR Procedures
  • Have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of, and manage a team
  • Have excellent organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to adapt, design, develop or procure robust information and administration systems

Visits to Red Gates School are warmly encouraged and can be organised by contacting the email address below.



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More about Red Gates School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 12 years
Address: Farnborough Avenue, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 8HD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8651 6540
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