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School Business Manager - Full-time

Whitstable Junior School, Whitstable

  • Ref:KCC886-2269-95S
  • Posted:29/06/2022
  • Pay:KR8
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:13/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 15th August


Are you ready to be a key player in the ongoing management and development of our school? We are looking for someone with the necessary skills to undertake the role of School Business Manager (SBM) which is central to the smooth running of the school. 

The SBM is the line manager for our office team and site staff. You will also work closely with the Headteacher and the rest of the Senior Leadership Team.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required as you will regularly interact with staff, governors, parents, pupils and visitors.

If you think you have the skills to join the team and make a difference in our great school, please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange a visit.

Interviews will be held in the week beginning 15th August. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable application is made before the closing date. Previous applicants need not apply.

The post will be 37 hours a week. The total of weeks to be worked is 44 weeks. 38 weeks in term time, 1 week (5 INSET days), and an additional 5 weeks taken over the school holidays) at Kent Range 8, £26,205-£29,885 pro-rata.

Information about the school

Being located on the High Street and close to the seafront means we can take pride in being right in the heart of Whitstable, able to access the excellent facilities to enrich our children’s learning and play an important role in our local community.

We are truly an inclusive school and our intake reflects the diverse range of socio economic backgrounds and wide range of academic starting points. We strive for high standards to enable all children to attain their potential and our recent outcomes, especially for disadvantaged children have been impressive.

We do work hard at maintaining high standards in key areas of the curriculum but we also place a very high value on other aspects of schooling including the wide range of opportunities through our focus on the arts, respect for other cultures and faiths, sport and visits to the many places of interest locally.

We have a very strong emphasis on well-being and are especially proud of our Well-Being Team.

We have a great team with everyone working towards our vision to be a school that is considered excellent by all the people and groups that have a part to play in helping us achieve our success.

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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).