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School Business Manager - Full-time

Days Lane Primary School, Sidcup

  • Ref:KCC303-2046-39S
  • Posted:15/11/2021
  • Pay:Bexley 17 -18 (£40,752 - £51,084)
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:08/12/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:As soon as possible

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We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled and experienced School Business Manager due to the relocation of our current Business Manager. This exciting role includes a broad range of responsibilities that will require an extensive set of skills, relevant qualifications, enthusiasm and resilience. As School Business Manager you will be responsible for managing the academy finances, HR procedures, overseeing facilities management, health and safety and the administrative function of the Academy.

The successful candidate will be a valued member of the Senior Leadership Team, who will interact with a range of stakeholders (staff, governors, parents, pupils and other advisors). You will need to be highly organised, work well as part of a team and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

 The ideal candidate will have:

  • CSBM qualification, although this is not essential, candidates should have a willingness to undertake the qualification.
  • Sound experience of school financial management and budgetary control
  • A good understanding and knowledge of human resources management and payroll
  • An good understanding of facilities management, including health and safety
  • An ability to identify, research and develop, cost and implement new initiatives
  • An ability to secure funding through researching and applying for resources

 

We can offer:

  • A personalised approach to continuing professional development
  • Welcoming and hardworking colleagues, who work collaboratively to achieve the best for the school
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • A range of benefits, through the Bexley ‘My Choices’ scheme, including discounted cinema tickets and offers at national shops.
  • A vibrant school with high standards and expectations

 

For further information about the school, please visit our website on www.dayslaneprimary.co.uk. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit the school by appointment, in advance of the interview. Appointments can be booked by contacting Mr McCallum on Tel 020 8300 1697 or emailing recruitment@dayslaneprimary.co.uk

Our fully completed application form should be submitted, giving two recent, relevant professional referees (one of which is the Headteacher if working in a school). This should include a personal statement identifying your suitability for the role based on the job description and the potential impact you would strive to achieve within this role to recruitment@dayslaneprimary.co.uk

 

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy our fully completed application form should be submitted, giving two recent, relevant professional referees (one of which is the Headteacher if working in a school). This should include a personal statement identifying your suitability for the role based on the job description and the potential impact you would strive to achieve within this role to recruitment@dayslaneprimary.co.uk

Applications should be submitted to recruitment@dayslaneprimary.co.uk. Hand written applications will not be accepted, and CVs will not be accepted. The closing date for applications is 9am on 8 December 2021 with interviews to be agreed a time shortly thereafter.

Applicants should note that the school reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate prior to the advertised deadline, and as such, early applications are welcome.

 

Information about the school

Days Lane Primary School is a popular three form entry school with an inclusive, caring and stimulating learning environment. We offer high standards in education, have wonderful children who have a love of learning, dedicated staff and strong partnerships with parents.

For further information about the school, please visit: https://www.dayslaneprimary.co.uk

Depending on the volume of applications, we may only be able to contact those shortlisted for interview.

It is our policy to request references for candidates shortlisted prior to interview.

Applicants invited to interview stage will be required to complete a Self-Disclosure form.

Further vetting checks including an Enhanced Disclosure with a check of the Barred List, obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service, will be required on provisional offer.

Days Lane Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.

Days Lane Primary School is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery and expects employees to comply with our values of promoting equality and diversity, treating colleagues and service users with dignity and respect at all times. This commitment must be evidenced in practice. Any behaviour that falls below these standards is unacceptable to the School and potentially constitutes misconduct.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English Language Requirement for Public Sector Workers. School name therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the JD/Person Specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

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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).