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School Business Manager - Part-time

Boughton Monchelsea Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2161-81S
  • Posted:02/07/2020
  • Pay:KR8
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:16/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 20th July


We are looking to appoint a School Business Manager to lead our friendly office and premises team, working closely with the Head and Deputy Head to ensure that support systems for the school work efficiently.

Our School Business Manager needs to be skilled in managing resources effectively and in developing strategies to maximise funding opportunities. They will report to the Headteacher and Governing Body on the status of the school’s finances and make recommendations for effective expenditure. Knowledge of financial management systems is essential along with strong personal organisation skills and an ability to meet deadlines.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for the management of personnel matters in the school and will be responsible for maintaining the school's Single Central Record. They will be responsible for ensuring that relevant health and safety standards are met and will work closely with the Site Manager to manage premises maintenance and improvements, ensuring that best value is obtained in contracts with external providers.

Our SBM will be responsible for managing the school’s Breakfast/After School Club and liaising with regular hirers of our school hall and swimming pool.  

The post is for three days a week (21 hours) during term-time.

We are unable to welcome visits to the school at present but potential candidates are invited to call the school on 01622 743596 to discuss the role. 

Information about the school

Boughton Monchelsea Primary is a one form entry, oversubscribed school set in spacious, attractive grounds on the outskirts of Maidstone. Parts of the building date from 1850, but the school has been updated over the years to incorporate a purpose-built Infant Block, indoor swimming pool, ICT suite and hall. We have extensive outdoor learning areas, including our own wood where we hold Forest School sessions in the summer.

We have a skilled and experienced staff and well-motivated, friendly children. Our school prides itself on its caring, supportive ethos, which encourages children to achieve excellence in all that they do. Staff development is a key priority at our school, and we encourage staff to take advantage of a range of CPD opportunities.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 741405


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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.