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School Business Manager - Full-time

Queenborough School and Nursery , Queenborough

  • Ref:KCC886-2237-46S
  • Posted:22/11/2021
  • Pay:£29,446 to £39,812 depending on experience
  • Start Date:To be discussed
  • App Close Date:13/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Queenborough School & Nursery is looking for a highly organised and professional Business Manager to join our OUTSTANDING School, following the retirement of our current post holder.  We offer the opportunity to work within a team of passionate and committed staff, serving motivated, well-behaved children and their families.

Ofsted, 2016 states: 'This is an outstanding school where everyone is an enthusiastic learner and makes a valuable contribution to the exceptionally positive ethos. The headteacher, governors and school leaders are passionate about creating a community where everyone, adults and pupils alike, is an enthusiastic learner. Everybody who visits or is part of the school comments on the special atmosphere, which is positive, purposeful and caring.  There is a very evident emphasis on ensuring that pupils become well-rounded, confident individuals who can, and do , make a strong personal contribution and move on to secondary school with confidence, having achieved well in primary school.'

We are committed to the continued professional development of all staff at all levels and we provide excellent opportunities for career development.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates the highest expectations of themselves, their team and the children of our school;
  • Is able to lead, inspire and develop the school's various support teams;
  • Can work as part of a senior team as well as the wider school community;
  • Is committed to the safety and welfare of all members of the school community;
  • Is approachable, friendly and has excellent communication skills;
  • Is highly organised and pays meticulous attention to detail;
  • Can work under pressure, prioritise and manage their time effectively;
  • Is committed to furthering their own professional developement.

In return, we can offer:

  • A team of motivated, talented and passionate staff;
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and continued professional development;
  • A happy and vibrant working ethos;
  • Motivated, polite and well-behaved children with a love of learning;
  • Leaders who understand and promote staff well-being.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for a comprehensive list of the role and key attributes for applicants. The school would be open to discussion about the posibility of part-time or flexible working. 

We would encourage candidates to visit our outstanding school in action for a tour, prior to application. Appointments can be made via the School Office.

All candidates must share our commitment to the safeguarding of children and the postion will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Information about the school

Queenborough School & Nursery is a two form entry Primary School with attached Nursery, serving the communities of Queenborough and Rushenden on the Isle of Sheppey. In October 2016, the school was recognised by Ofsted as Outstanding. The school has been a Teaching School since June 2017 and is a provider of Initial Teacher Training, Continued Professional Development and School to School Support to other schools across Kent. The school is an ArtsMark Gold school, as well as holding the SMSC Mark, Music Mark and Primary Science Quality Mark at Gilt level.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795 581200


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).