School Business Manager, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Closing date:

Verulam SchoolSt Albans, Hertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: Summer 2018, July preferred
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8 to L12 - £48,840 to £53,783 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

School Business Manager

L8 to L12 - £48,840 to £53,783 per annum

The successful candidate will be a member of SLT

Annual leave is 28 days plus 8 Bank Holidays. Note – term time only may be considered for an outstanding applicant, and the salary would be adjusted accordingly.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To provide strategic support and leadership to the Principal and the Governing Body, on all aspects relating to school operations, including financial, administration, ICT, human resource, facilities, premises and health and safety matters.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: 

To have overall responsibility for the operation and management of the facilities of Verulam Academy, including the provision and delivery of catering, cleaning services, ICT infrastructure and project management of property related works, to ensure the very best learning and working environment for all those at Verulam. To ensure that relevant school policies, procedures and guidelines are in place and up-to-date. 

To be responsible to the Principal/Accounting Officer for the control of Academy finances, ensuring that there is effective budget planning and management and that all statutory responsibilities are met and all policies and procedures are adhered to. To ensure “best value” is achieved in all purchasing that takes place.


Verulam is a high achieving boys’ school with a mixed sixth form, which forms part of the highly successful BeauSandVer consortium. Verulam became an academy in August 2011.

The school has rapidly improving GCSE and A Level results. GCSE results in 2017 were 77% 5 standard passes including English and Maths and positive VA at KS4 and 5. Verulam pupils were in the top 8% of boys for Progress 8 nationally. Verulam places great emphasis on extra-curricular activity and engagement and benefits from outstanding attendance. 

Verulam School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Informal visits to the school are encouraged.

If you wish to have a tour or discussion, please contact Kelly Bonass, Head’s PA on kelly.bonass@verulam.herts.sch.uk or on 01727 754102 for further details of the post.

Closing date: 4th May 2018
Interviews: Week commencing 7th May 2018



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brampton Road, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 4PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1727 766100
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Verulam is a high achieving boys’ school with a mixed Sixth Form, which forms part of the highly successful BeauSandVer consortium. Verulam became an academy in August 2011. We continue to pursue our goal of excellence for all.

The school has a wide ...