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School Business Manager - Part-time

St Peter's CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3053-119S
  • Posted:06/09/2019
  • Pay:KR8
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:27/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Mon 7th October 2019


We are looking for a dynamic, innovative and suitably experienced professional for the post of School Business Manager, to work alongside the Senior Leadership Team.  This post is part-time - one day a week (see below if seeking 2 days a week employment) working from 8.30am – 4.30pm with a half an hour unpaid lunch break, term time only.

An identical role is being advertised at Broadwater Down Primary School in Tunbridge Wells and suitable candidates are encouraged to apply for both roles, working 2 days a week across the 2 schools. If applying for 2 days then please specify this clearly at the start of your letter of application to one of the school’s adverts and the interview process will be conducted jointly by the headteachers of both schools.

This post requires strategic leadership and management of the operational business of the school to provide best value and further enhance the effectiveness of the school. The role will encompass all aspects of the school’s finances and administration as well as premises management.

The successful candidate will:

  • hold a School Business Manager qualification or similar



  • have sound financial knowledge and understanding



  • possess / demonstrate successful management experience



  • be a model professional displaying excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to be flexible, efficient and confidential


In return we can offer you:

  • the opportunity to be part of a progressive and forward thinking school



  • dedicated staff and a supportive Governing Body



  • Effective and tailored professional development opportunities to support you in your professional journey.



Visits are highly welcomed; please contact us to make an appointment.

St Peter’s CEP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA barred list for children.

Information about the school

St Peter's is a happy, successful and over subscribed school with 152 children on roll. We are situated in the heart of Tunbridge Wells. In March 2014 we were judged as outstanding by Ofsted in all categories.

The School is currently on 3 sites with the playground at the end of the road and the hall a short walk away. We have many awards including Healthy Schools, Active Mark and Eco-Schools. In September 2020, the school will relocate and expand to a new school building in Hawkenbury.

As we are a small, church school we have a unique relationship between children, parents, staff and governors which has created an enabling ethos throughout the our school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Miss Lynn Goreham
  • Address:Windmill Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4UU
  • Telephone: (01892) 525727
  • Email: admin@st-peters.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01892 618677


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.