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School Business Manager - Part-time

Sir Henry Fermor CEP School, Crowborough

  • Ref:KCC845-2019-25S
  • Posted:08/07/2019
  • Pay:FTE £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience
  • Start Date:September 2019
  • App Close Date:16/07/2019 at 16:00
  • Interviews:Monday 22nd July 2019


School Business Manager - Part Time 25 hours


This is a fantastic opportunity to manage school business support at Sir Henry Fermor CE Primary School.  Sir Henry Fermor is a two form entry primary school, in the heart of Crowborough, and part of the Tenax Schools Trust.

The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of finance, personnel, administration, ​ facilities and H&S for the school, under the direction of the Headteacher and the Trust’s Chief Financial Officer, taking on additional projects as required. You will be expected to display strong financial skills, be able to think strategically, and have a proven track record of managing people ethically and effectively.  Although not essential, it would be a distinct advantage if you had previous experience of working as a Business Manager, Finance Manager or Bursar, ideally in the Education Sector.  As a crucial member of the school’s Leadership Team, you will be required to make a significant contribution to the overall organisation, management and direction of the school.

Excellent interpersonal skills are vital for this post, as you will be required to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in order to obtain and present information, provide advice and carry out duties in relation to all school business matters. You will be expected to carry out your duties in line with the Trust and School’s ethos, policies, procedures and relevant legislation.

Should you wish to discuss any aspect of the post before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Catherine Dottridge – CFO, Tenax,  by telephone: 01892 521595 or email: dottridge@tenaxschoolstrust.co.uk

Completed Application Forms should be sent to Claire Isaacs, HR Director, via email at isaacs@tenaxschoolstrust.co.uk   by the closing date 4pm Tuesday 16 July.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates are expected to be held on Monday 22 July. 

Applications should be submitted on the correct Application Form, no CVs will be accepted.

Further details included in job description, available on the school website www.fermorschool.org.uk

The Tenax Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and proactively model the school’s values.  All posts are subject to vetting checks and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Information about the school

Sir Henry Fermor C of E Primary School is a two form entry school set in attractive surroundings with enthusiastic pupils and supportive parents. The school is part of the Tenax Schools Trust and a partner to the Altius Teaching School Alliance. Working within these Outstanding Teaching School partnerships, you will receive expert support and line management and access to bespoke CPD within a growing Professionals Network across several schools.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Karen Hawkins - HR Officer
  • Address:Crowborough Hill, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2SD
  • Telephone: 01892 652 405
  • Email: office@fermorschool.org.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.