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Business Manager - Full-time

Capel-le-Ferne Primary School, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-2559-56S
  • Posted:16/05/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range Grade 8 £26598-£30333 pro-rata
  • Start Date:11th July if possible.
  • App Close Date:26/05/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:08/06/22


We are looking for an efficient, skilled and friendly person to fulfil this new and key role in our village school. The successful candidate will join our friendly and dedicated staff, who are committed to team-working and will be responsible for leading the administrative department of the school. They will also work closely with the school leadership team.

 The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous experience of office and clerical work, preferably as a business manager in schools, colleges, business or industry.
  • Detailed knowledge and experience in financial procedures, and the administration of payroll and personnel systems.
  • A flexible, organised and efficient approach.
  • Ability to lead the administrative department, the site manager and to successfully work in conjunction with the other teams in the school.
  • A high level of professional interpersonal and communication skills, and a good sense of humour.

Applicants should refer closely to the enclosed job profile and person specification when applying.

The post will be for 37 hours per week, 40 weeks of the year. Visits to the school are welcome by appointment.

Visits to the school are welcome. Please telephone the school office on 01303 251353 to make an appointment.

Capel-le-Ferne Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

This post is subject to the receipt of appropriate references,,a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a check against the ISA barred list for children.

Information about the school

We are a 4-11 single form entry Primary School. We currently have 187 pupils on roll.

Capel-le-Ferne Primary School serves the villages of Capel-le-Ferne, Hougham and Alkham, and children also attend from Dover and Folkestone. Our school nestles on the White Cliffs of Dover and is a wonderful location to work. We were graded as a good school by Ofsted in March 2022. At Capel we are fortunate to work for children who are well-behaved, happy and enthusiastic in their learning. We have a dynamic and supportive teaching and learning team, who display a strong commitment to innovation and excellence. We have extended the school with a library, and have spacious, picturesque grounds, which include an outside theatre. Our curriculum is based on our school values of Respect, Independence, Confidence and Creativity.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:David Metcalfe, Headteacher
  • Address:Capel Street, Capel-Le-Ferne, Folkestone, Kent, CT18 7HB
  • Telephone: (01303) 251353
  • Email: office@capel-le-ferne.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01303) 246495


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).