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School Support Leader (School Business Manager)

Virginia Primary SchoolTower Hamlets

School Support Leader (School Business Manager)

Term time only + 2 weeks - Salary scale: PO2 (point depending on experience)

Start date: 1st July 2021

We are seeking to employ an inspirational, creative and highly organised school support leader. Working with the senior leadership team, you will contribute to the strategic direction of the school and take responsibility for the operational management of the school finances. Leading your small team of support staff, you will ensure the day-to-day management of the school’s HR, site and premises services, catering and parental engagement.

Key to this role will be your previous experience of providing high level administrative support, budgetary management and leading and motivating a team. You will have substantial knowledge of management practice and legislation relating to finance, payroll and pensions and a comprehensive understanding of safeguarding and Safer Recruiting.

Above all you will have a relentless drive for excellence and the desire to continue making our school a warm and friendly environment for staff, pupils and families.

Visits: Wednesday 28th April 1.30pm – 3.00pm / Friday 30th April 10am - midday/ Tuesday 4th May 10am – midday or 2.00pm – 3.00pm / Wednesday 5th May 10am – midday or 2.00pm – 3.00pm

About Our School

Virginia Primary School is an outstanding one form entry school in the heart of Shoreditch. We are a school with a strong commitment to educating the whole child and so PSHE is at the heart of all our learning. We have achieved rights respecting school status and are working towards level 2.    

We work hard to ensure that our children and their families have access to the very best educational opportunities and support.  We constantly strive to improve and develop our practice, looking for innovative ways to ensure our children are able to learn and grow.  We have developed excellent relationships within our school community and beyond, based on mutual respect and trust.  Consequently, our school is a very happy place to be and the children’s attitudes and learning behaviours reflect this.

If you feel that Virginia Primary School reflects your own vision and values for education, you are welcome to apply.

Virginia Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to pre-employment checks.  References will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please note:

• We do not accept applications from agencies

• School Business Manager Qualification is essential

• Visits to the school are essential

Please contact Joan Kearns our school support leader on 020 7739 6195 to book a visit.

Download the school application form and JD attached. Only the school application form will be accepted.

Applications to be sent to:

Closing date: Friday 7th May 2021 @ mid-day

Interviews: Monday 17th May 2021

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