Business Manager

Portishead Primary School
Portishead, City of Bristol
23 Jun 2017
24 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


GRADE JM1 (SCP 34 £30,153 - SCP 37 £32,486 p.a.)

Part time, 21 hours/week, Permanent, All Year Round

actual starting salary: £17,113 per annum

Hours:  to be worked over 3 full days Monday - Friday

Contract: Permanent, All Year Round

Start date: 1st September 2017

The Governors wish to appoint an outstanding Business Manager to work as part of the senior leadership team with responsibility for providing efficient and effective leadership and management for aspects including:

  • financial development of the school (both strategic and operational)
  • the school's environmental development including facilities and health and safety
  • personnel, administration and support services
  • lead, motivate and develop administration, premises and after school club staff
  • review and development of work and procedures for all areas of responsibility

The successful candidate will be:

  • Committed to promoting the highest standards of work with a flexible and adaptable approach to work priorities as well as an ability to steer a service/organisation through change
  • Able to show integrity, reliability, ability to work unsupervised and ability to meet deadlines under pressure
  • A person who can use ICT to support and implement process improvement
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated with a commitment to progress
  • An effective team member who is able to work closely with colleagues and governors

The successful candidate will have:

  • a minimum of three years experience in budget management to c£1million and be fully competent in the preparation of financial information for others
  • a Certificate in School Business Management or be willing to study for the qualification
  • at least three years proven managerial experience
  • excellent interpersonal/communication skills 

We offer:

  • the chance to work with highly motivated children and staff as well as very supportive parents
  • contributory pension scheme

Portishead Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All candidates will need to bring proof of eligibility to work in the UK to interview and satisfy the requirements of an enhanced DBS check, two satisfactory references and qualifications check (originals must be presented on the interview day).

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. All enquiries and for further details, application form and pack or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Tracey Joyce, Office Manager, Portishead Primary School 

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 10th July 2017

Interview Date: Tuesday 18th July 2017

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Portishead Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and a member of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership.

If you have not heard from us by 10th July 2017, please accept our thanks for your application and interest in Portishead Primary School, and assume that on this occasion you have not been successful.

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