School Business Manager

Stafford Manor High SchoolStaffordshire

A vacancy has arisen, due to the retirement of the present post holder at the end of this academic year.  This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and proactive individual to fulfil this role.  We are looking for an enthusiastic, positive and caring School Business Manager to support the leadership team in delivering high expectations and standards. 

About You

The key responsibilities for this role include the management of: Finance, HR, Admin, Facilities, ICT and Health & Safety.

You must be able to build and maintain successful relationships with people, treating them consistently, with respect and consideration.

You will be expected to be a member of the school’s senior leadership team and be able to develop and deliver long term strategic plans and forecasts for the school. You should have proven management experience and hold an appropriate qualification in school business management or equivalent.  Have experience of guiding, motivating and developing team members, management of contracts and/or financial bidding systems and excellent financial acumen.  

You will be able to demonstrate experience in:

• Planning and managing budgets

• Line management

• Monitoring of contracts

About Us

Stafford Manor High School is an 11-18 school rooted in the community where the pupils are at the heart of everything we do.  We enjoy the benefits of being a small but rapidly growing school with talented students; staff have energy, passion and determination and are all committed to the wider life of the school.   Our success is achieved through teamwork. 

If you would like to join a school that makes a difference then Stafford Manor High School is for you. We have high expectations but also a ‘common sense’ approach to workload. We are proud to offer staff ‘bespoke professional learning programmes’ and leaders commit to creating a truly supportive environment where ‘staff morale is a high’. The future at Stafford Manor High School is exciting for staff and students alike. This is a fantastic opportunity to join us on our journey to excellence.

We would ask all applicants to complete the “R3-Staffordshire County Council – Application Form” along with a supporting statement. For more information please contact Mrs Marshall (Office Manager) on 01785 258383 or    

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from school or by visiting

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