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School Business Manager - Full-time

Shears Green Junior School, Northfleet

  • Ref:KCC886-2431-179S
  • Posted:03/07/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 10/11 (Experience dependent)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:16/07/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:22/07/24


Shears Green Junior School is seeking an exceptional and dynamic School Business Manager to join our dedicated team. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional who possesses a strong passion for education and the drive to make a positive impact in the lives of our students.

Role: As the School Business Manager, you will play a key role in the strategic development and operational management of our school. Working closely with the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for overseeing the efficient and effective running of the school's business functions, including finance, HR, and resource management.


  • Delegating tasks and responsibilities to the appropriate staff members, ensuring efficient teamwork and productivity.
  • Demonstrating excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to engage with staff, parents, and external stakeholders.
  • Managing the school's finances, including budgeting, financial reporting, and monitoring expenditure.
  • Overseeing HR processes, including recruitment, contracts, and staff development.
  • Contributing to the development and delivery of the school's vision and strategic plan.
  • Implementing strategies to maximise resources and achieve operational goals.


  • Proven experience in a similar role, ideally within an educational setting.
  • Strong financial management skills, with the ability to effectively manage budgets and resources.
  • Excellent leadership and communication abilities, with the capacity to inspire and motivate others.
  • A strategic mindset, capable of developing and delivering on the vision for the school.
  • A comprehensive understanding of HR processes and procedures.
  • A commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive school environment.

Please ensure you book a visit to the school in advance of submitting your application.


Information about the school

Shears Green Junior School is a vibrant and bustling educational institution that prides itself on delivering an engaging, exciting, and immersive curriculum. Our dedicated team of supportive, friendly, and professional staff are driven by a strong moral purpose - to ensure that each and every child reaches their full potential and becomes the very best version of themselves.

Situated in the heart of Gravesham, Shears Green is a highly sought-after junior school with a strong reputation for success. Currently, we have over 490 pupils on roll, divided into 16 classes, providing a dynamic and inclusive learning environment.

At Shears Green, we prioritise the well-being and development of our students. With excellent ICT facilities, well-resourced classrooms, and extensive grounds, including delightful areas for our furry friends - dogs, chickens, and guinea pigs - our students are provided with an enriching and stimulating learning experience.

To learn more about Shears Green Junior School and our commitment to excellence, we invite you to visit our website at www.shearsgreenjuniorschool.co.uk.

Job Contact Information

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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.