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School Business Leader - Full-time

Abbey Court , Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-7053-63L
  • Posted:10/01/2022
  • Pay:Medway Scale Grade PO2, £35,745 - £45,859
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:24/01/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Week of 7.2.2022


We are currently looking for a



Full Time, 37 hours, 52 weeks

Flexible working and job share considered.  Possibility of non-term time home working.

Medway Scale, Grade P02

£35,745 - £45,859


Abbey Court caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located on 2 Strood sites; Nursery & Primary (Cliffe Road) and Secondary & Further Education (Rede Court Road). Facilities include an on-site school farm.


We seek an exceptional and enthusiastic colleague to join our Outstanding School in this key strategic role.


The successful candidate will be highly motivated and committed to providing leadership across the school’s business and administrative functions.  Excellent interpersonal skills will be essential as the postholder is expected to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders. 


This important role includes responsibility for high-quality leadership of the following services:

  • School Finances and Income Generation
  • Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Premises and Infrastructure
  • Health & Safety
  • ICT
  • Catering


Whilst experience of working in a special school is not essential, the successful candidate must evidence understanding and enthusiasm for the complexities of working in this type of organisation.  Ongoing training and support will be available for the right candidate.  Visits to our school are encouraged and are essential for all shortlisted candidates.


This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of appointment for post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring clearance.

Please apply for this position via the Jobs Go Public website www.jobsgopublic.com

If you have any queries or to arrange a visit to our school, please call us on 01634 338220.


Please note CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 24th January 2022 at 9am

Interviews: During the week commencing 7th February 2022

Information about the school

Abbey Court School provides a stimulating, challenging and safe learning environment where pupils and staff efforts, work and achievement are celebrated.

Abbey Court School caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located in pleasant surroundings on 2 Strood sites; Cliffe Road (Nursery & Primary) and Rede Court Road (Secondary & Further Education). The Primary provision is located in a new purpose built facility, and includes a school farm.

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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).