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School Business Manager - Part-time

Boughton Monchelsea Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2161-103S
  • Posted:09/11/2021
  • Pay:KR8/KR9
  • Start Date:January 2022
  • App Close Date:02/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 7th December


We are looking to appoint an experienced School Business Manager to oversee our school business operations, working closely with the school's Senior Leaders and Governors 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.  

Experience of using FMS and SIMS would be a beneficial.

The post is for 21 hours during term-time, which could be spread over 3 or 4 days. 

If you would like to discuss the role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact the headteacher, Ruth Roberts, on 01622 743596. 

Our school and all their 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.

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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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).