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Trainee Assistant Business Manager - Full-time

Haberdashers' Slade Green Primary, Slade Green

  • Ref:KCC303-2072-15S
  • Posted:01/02/2023
  • Pay: Scale 3 point 9-30 £21,788 - £37,321
  • Start Date:Easter 2023
  • App Close Date:10/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:22 February 2023


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a well organised efficient administrator who is ambitious and a highly motivated and solution focused person to join our school as a Trainee school business manager.  You may have recently graduated with a relevant degree – such as Business Studies, Finance or HR, alternatively you may have worked in a varied office administration or finance role and would now like an opportunity to develop or enhance your career.

We are looking forward to hearing from candidates who are looking to move into a school business management role as the next stage of their career path. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed to undertake training to become a qualified school business manager
  • have a high level of ICT and excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • be able to demonstrate relevant experience in financial management and budget monitoring
  • have an understanding of HR management
  • have an understanding of Health and Safety and Facilities management
  • be able to work well under pressure and enjoy all aspects of organisational and administrative work
  • be able to work to deadlines with initiative and discretion
  • be able to demonstrate accuracy and professionalism in all aspects of the role
  • be highly motivated, be enthusiastic and keen to progress

Salary Range: 35 hours per week/ 52 Weeks per year (5 weeks holiday to be taken during school holidays)

Trainee Starting salary - Scale 3 point 9-12 £21,788 - £23,379.  Enhanced salary for candidates on completion of Business Management qualifications up to £35,000.00.

A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office is essential and experience of working with school systems would be an advantage.  We have high expectations and a strong commitment to raising standards and will be a key player in enabling our school to continue on its journey towards excellence.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Cathy Whiting to arrange a visit and/or for more information on the role on 01322 402188

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS check)

Information about the school

Haberdashers' Slade Green Primary offers an education for nursery and primary school children from the age of 3 through to Year 6.

The Slade Green Primary curriculum has a strong focus on the core areas of learning, reading, writing and mathematics, phonics, grammar and spelling and is dedicated to ensuring all our children are 100% ready for secondary school when they leave us in Year 6.

As a popular primary school with a high number of applicants each year, we pride ourselves in offering a high-quality education to the children from our local community in and around Slade Green, Erith and Crayford.

We value the contribution every individual brings to our school and in return we ensure that we provide all children with the best education and learning experiences possible.

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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 Education.