School Business Manager, Walthamstow

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Hillyfield Primary AcademyWalthamstow
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Attractive Salary for Exceptional Candidate
Contract term: Permanent

School Business Manager

Hillyfield Primary Academy 

Attractive salary for an exceptional candidate.

The Executive Headteacher and Governors of Hillyfield Primary Academy are looking to appoint an experienced School Business Manager to play a key role in the financial management, administration and leadership of our school. We are looking for an exceptional individual for this pivotal role within the school leadership team. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent financial, literacy and I.T. skills and have the ability to lead a team effectively. Relevant professional qualifications would be desirable. If you have attention to detail, are able to prioritise your workload, meet deadlines and inspire your team, we would be keen to hear from you.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for undertaking:

  • Financial      management and marketing.
  • Reporting to and advising senior leaders and governors.
  • H.R.
  • Overseeing      facilities, health, safety, wellbeing and risk assessment.
  • Personnel and      Office management.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive budget      management, monitoring and financial reporting experience.
  • Excellent      communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to      prioritise workloads and work well under pressure delivering to tight      deadlines.
  • A highly      professional attitude demonstrating discretion and confidentiality.
  • Proven track      record of managing large school or multi school budgets.
  • Proven skills      and abilities of successful leadership and managing staff.

In return we offer:

  • Highly      motivated, well-behaved children who enjoy coming to school.
  • A strong team of      dedicated staff who are committed to maintaining high standards.
  • A supportive      Governing Body committed to continuing school improvement.
  • Leadership      support and professional development opportunities.

Potential applicants are warmly encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the school office, by telephone (02085277934) or e-mail ( to make an appointment or request an application pack. Alternatively, download an application pack from our website and send completed applications to the above e-mail address. 

Applications close: Monday 20th November 2017 4.00pm

Short listing: Tuesday 21st November 2017

Interviews: Friday 24th November 2017

Hillyfield Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding children and expects all who work at the school to share this commitment; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Hillyfield Primary Academy
Address: Higham Hill Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 6ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85277934