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School Business Manager - Full-time

Aylesham Primary School, Aylesham

  • Ref:KCC886-2648-173S
  • Posted:23/09/2022
  • Pay:KR8-KR10
  • Start Date:08/11/2022 - flexibility for later start if needed
  • App Close Date:25/09/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:30th September 2022


Are you a driven, passionate and committed individual who can contribute to the continued success of our school? Could this be that perfect opportunity you have been looking for and the best career move you ever made?

If this sounds like you? Then look no further! We would love to hear from you!

This is an exciting opportunity at a very exciting time for Aylesham Primary School as we continue to embark on a journey of positive change and growth. The school continues to grow in strength and size, increasing roll to the school, leading to a recent move to a new school building and larger grounds.

We are a school on a mission to create a learning community that is prepared for an ever-changing future; that believes in the unlimited potential to improve themselves and others in the world around them.

Who we’re looking for:

We are seeking an experienced individual who can provide exceptional management and operational support across all aspects of school administration, finance, HR and site management to drive forward and enhance standards of achievement within the school.

You will be someone with a high level of interpersonal and communication skills in order to discuss budgetary positions and personnel issues, advising the various Governing Body Committees.

As a member of the schools Senior Leadership team, your expertise will help to develop and forge relationships across the school and build wider links within the community.

To succeed in this role, you will have:

A level 3/4 Diploma (or equivalent) or having, or willing to work towards the Certificate or Diploma of School Business Management (CSBM/DSBM).

Detailed, authoritative knowledge and experience in financial procedures and experience within payroll and accountancy.

Knowledge of school procedure/policies, KCC regulations and audit requirements with an awareness of data protection (GDPR) and confidentiality issues.

What we offer:

You will have plenty of scope and autonomy within this role to develop, drive projects forward and the unique opportunity to get involved with bid and grant applications.

We offer a highly supportive and dedicated Leadership Team set in a fantastic working environment. Our brand-new state-of-the-art building boasts first class facilities, discreet technology, an art room, studio, music room, library and a new school hall for physical education, games, movement and drama.

To find out more about our school, take a look at our school website and Facebook page to have a look at the vast array of learning opportunities we provide.

School appointments/visits are welcome and highly encouraged. 

The school reserves the right to withdraw the post at any time if a suitable candidate were to be found prior to the closing date.

We are committed to recruiting with care, safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service, a check against the ISA Barred List for children and verification of the right to work in the UK.

Information about the school

Aylesham Primary School is a two-form entry primary school in the heart of the Kent countryside, six miles south of Canterbury, serving Aylesham and the surrounding villages.

We offer a highly supportive and dedicated Leadership Team set within a fantastic working environment. Our brand new building boasts first class facilities including a new bespoke library, design technology room, a large school hall and studio for P.E, games, movement and drama.

If you would like any further information please do not hesitate to contact our friendly school office on 01304 840392.

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.