School Business Manager


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Job Ref: PWBUSMAN 01
Sector: Special Education
Date Added: 18 September 2017
  • Watford, Hertfordshire, England
  • £33,106 - £34,106 per year
  • Patricia Walker
  • 020 7105 3499

A Special needs school are seeking to appoint a passionate and resilient School Business Manager with high aspirations and a drive to support improvements in school. This role is an established and integral part of the leadership team and is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of this school. You will be responsible for the leadership of all non-teaching aspects of our school including financial management, HR, Premises, Administration and Health and Safety

The successful candidate will:

  • demonstrate outstanding business management practice, preferably gained working at SBM level in a school
  • be an exemplary role model with experience of appraising and developing others
  • have the ability to communicate and build effective relationships with all stakeholders
  • have experience of leading and managing teams
  • have expertise in financial management and understand the challenges facing school budgets
  • be successful in financial management including income generation initiatives
  • have the confidence to challenge working practices in the spirit of continuous improvement
  • be skilled in project management
  • be resilient, highly motivated and passionate
  • have an up to date knowledge of current education policy and practice
  • have a desire to improve the education of children

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A forward thinking leadership team
  • A well respected school with established links in the local community and external agencies
  • A dedicated, supportive and enthusiastic team
  • Positive and established partnerships with our parents, other agencies and the wider community
  • Friendly, well-motivated children who enjoy learning
  • A challenging and highly supportive governing body
  • A culture of continual professional development

The role is full time - 37 hours a week throughout the year. The salary is M1 this may be negotiable for the right candidate.

For further information about the role or to arrange a visit to our lovely school, please contact Patricia. We welcome visits to the school by prospective candidates and we look forward to showing you our school.

The school is committed to the safeguarding of children and is a committed equal opportunities employer.

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