School Business Manager

Employer: Saughall All Saints Primary School
Salary: Grade 7 £24,982 - £27,741 pro rata per annum
Location: Saughall All Saints C of E Primary School
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time/Term Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 01/12/2023 at 12:00
Reference: P/21/152378

School Business Manager - 37 hours per week - Grade 7

Hours - 8.15 am - 4.15 pm Monday - Thursday and 8.15 am - 3.45 pm Friday, term time only.

The Governors of Saughall All Saints C of E Primary School wish to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and motivated School Business Manager to start in December 2023/ January 2024.

Our school needs an outstanding person with the necessary expertise to deal with the challenges of managing Finance and Administration, HR and Health and Safety. Alongside the leadership of the school office, you will be responsible for managing our in-house catering team and overseeing premises management. The School Business Manager will collaborate closely with the Headteacher, Governors and Senior Leaders to support the strategic development and continued improvement of the school.  We are therefore looking for someone who is highly motivated, flexible and organised.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Excellent organisation and communication skills;
  • Experience and skills in administration and financial management;
  • A high level of IT literacy (knowledge of a range of systems including Office, SIMS, online payment and other Local Authority systems desirable)
  • A relevant professional qualification in school business management or equivalent, or willingness to study towards gaining the qualification.
  • Excellent financial and analytical skills, with the ability to prepare and monitor budgets, reports and forecasts.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with staff, governors, parents, and external stakeholders
  • A proactive and flexible approach, with the ability to manage your own time effectively as well as good problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • An ability to embrace new challenges and the energy, drive, resilience, talent and determination to make a real difference for our children.
  • A commitment to the vision and values of the school.

In return, we can offer

  • The opportunity to work with wonderful, caring and enthusiastic children who benefit from a truly broad and balanced curriculum which offers children fantastic opportunities for all.
  • An opportunity to become a member of a dedicated and supportive team of staff who are committed to maintaining high standards.
  • The opportunity to work in a modern, bright and well-equipped school environment.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended, for candidates to fully appreciate the expectations and aspirations of our school community. Please contact us to arrange a visit -

All applications will be subject to stringent vetting procedures and will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. The position will be subject to satisfactory references.

To apply please send applications to

Closing date -  Friday 1st December    2023             Interviews -   Friday 8th December 2023

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