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Assistant Schools Business Manager - Term Time

Laleham Gap School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-7073-211S
  • Posted:04/07/2022
  • Pay:KR7 £23,378 (actual salary 21,231.90)
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:15/07/2022 at 15:00
  • Interviews:20/07/22


Assistant Schools Business Manager

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and solution focussed individual who has experience of working within Finance setting within a school and is aspiring to be a School Business Manager.

We are hoping to appoint someone who is keen to develop their career and has either already started or would be willing to undertake the Level 4 Diploma of Schools Business Management.

A key part of this role will be to assist the School Business Manager with leading on all the logistical aspects of running a school such as Finance, HR & Facilities Management

The successful applicant will be responsible for the day to day operation of the school’s finance, payroll administration and site team.

Previous experience in school finance and the use of SIMS FMS6 is essential. Experience of payroll systems would also be an advantage. You will need strong financial skills, be proficient in the use of MS Excel spreadsheets and have excellent team working skills, with the ability to work to demanding deadlines.

The successful candidate will be a confident, resilient and highly skilled individual with an approachable and friendly personality. They will be dedicated and committed to the vision, values and ethos of Laleham Gap School and will be continually forward-thinking and solution focused to ensure the school continues to operate smoothly. Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills alongside a high level of integrity is essential.

This post is for 37 hours per week – Term Time Only Plus 2 additional weeks to be worked during school holidays

Please see the attached job description and person specification for further information.

Information about the school

Laleham Gap is a Foundation, Communication and Interaction Special School. We have pupils aged from 4 to 17 years of age. Most of our pupils have a diagnosis of Autism. All pupils have an EHCP. Most pupils will achieve some GCSEs or equivalent at age 16. Laleham Gap is a new, high quality and well-resourced environment and the opportunity to work with an established, experienced and highly motivated team.

The vision is clear - Laleham Gap School (Learn, Grow, Succeed) aspires to be the best school that it can be, so that all pupils have the tools to reach their full potential. We are focused on meeting the needs and interests of the individual child ensuring that progress is made in all areas, both socially and academically. This means we are accepting of all pupils from where they are and how they develop. Children are always at the heart of our decision making.

The school seeks to appoint highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals who will continue the excellent support for the pupils that parents and carers expect.

Please visit our website for more information about the school and our achievements.

Laleham Gap School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children. Please see our Child Protection Policy at https://bit.ly/3zSpMvJ

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mr Les Milton
  • Address:Ozengell Place, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 6FH
  • Telephone: 01843 570598
  • Email: secretary@lgs.kent.sch.uk


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).