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Schools' Business Leader - Full-time

Rose Street Primary School , Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC886-2245-29S
  • Posted:05/02/2019
  • Pay:KR9-KR12 (DOE)
  • Start Date:Apr 2019
  • App Close Date:25/02/2019 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 08.03.2019



Schools’ Business Leader
Sheerness West Federation

HOURS: 37 Hours (52 weeks per annum)
RESPONSIBLE TO: Executive Head Teacher
Closing date:  25 February 2019 (9.00 am)
Interview date:   Week commencing 8 March 2019
Start Date:  to be confirmed

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Business Leader as we are saying goodbye to our long-standing Business Manager who is looking forward to a much deserved retirement.

For the right candidate we offer:
• The opportunity to join a supportive team, including a Finance/HR Assistant and a HR & Professional Development Manager.
• Recognition for your hard work and commitment
• Excellent long-term prospects
• Schools that are in good sound financial positions
You will be joining us at a very exciting time as both schools are expanding with new purpose-built buildings accommodating the increased pupil numbers. You will be able to make a real difference to the way we are planning to deliver the future education for our pupils.

Located on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. The Sheerness West Federation (Rose Street and West Minster Primary Schools) is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Schools’ Business Leader. The federation is two primary schools with maintained nursery units located on two sites.

Working with the Executive Head Teacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors, the role will involve leading and delivering the management of School Finances, Payroll, Premises, Health and Safety and Administration.  The position is a full-time post for 37 hours per week.

The successful candidate will be expected to
• Prepare and manage the school budgets (including strategic 3 year budgeting)
• Prepare budget reports for the Executive Head Teacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governors
• Oversee day to day financial transactions (including invoices and banking)
• Process Payroll inputs and reconcile related reports
• Manage the schools’ premises and contracted services and liaising with the Local Authority
• Have responsibility for Premises and Health and Safety
• Candidates should have a strong knowledge of School Business Management and ideally hold the Certificate of School Business Management (or equivalent).

Visits are strongly recommended - please contact Mrs D Gates the HR and Professional Development Manager on 01795 663012 or 01795 662178 to make an appointment.

For a full job description, person specification and application form please log on to www.rose-street.kent.sch.uk or alternatively www.west-minster@kent.sch.uk


Information about the school

Sheerness West Federation is made up of West Minster Primary School and Rose Street Primary School.

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Job Contact Information

  • Name:Steve Davies Executive Head Teacher
  • Address:Rose Street , Sheerness, Kent, ME12 1AW
  • Telephone: (01795) 663012
  • Email: h.brewer@swfed.co.uk


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.