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  • School Business Manager (to cover Maternity Leave)


All the details are below for the post, to apply please complete our school application form and submit it to who is managing the recruitment for the posts.


You will be notified shortly after the closing date if you have been successful in the shortlisting process and will be invited in for an interview by email. If you don't hear from us then you haven't been selected on this occasion.


School Business Manager (to cover Maternity Leave)

Grade 12 pt31 

(actual salary £22,834.24 per annum)

26 hours a week over 4 days

Tuesday to Friday – 40 weeks a year

Start date 29th March 2022


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic and flexible School Business Manager to cover Maternity Leave to join a committed school where children always come first.


The School Business Manager will be a key appointment and play a significant part in the running of the school and have considerable experience and expertise in finance, health and safety, site management and HR.


The Role

  • To provide the overall strategic leadership and management for all aspects of finance, community usage, administration and operations support in the Academy.
  • To ensure that the resources of the school are deployed effectively and efficiently to achieve the educational aims of the Academy.

Key responsibilities

  • To be a member of the Senior Leadership Team, contributing to strategic planning and decision making, leading staff training, task groups and attending Governing Body meetings
  • To be responsible for all aspects of finance, HR, administration and operations support, including premises.
  • To contribute to the achievement of the educational vision for the school
  • To work in collaboration to develop high-quality systems and services
  • GDPR Processor
  • Team lead administration


We are looking for someone who:

  • Manage financial and HR Systems effectively
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • An accountancy qualification and background
  • Pro-active and conscientious about enhancing the education of pupils and supporting and

promoting the positive work of the school

  • Is highly organised and has excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can work with high levels of integrity, discretion and confidentiality
  • Has excellent numeracy, literacy and IT skills
  • Management of Health and Safety legislation and procedures

We can offer:

  • A vibrant and forward-thinking school with the drive and determination to offer the best
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and friendly children who are excited about learning and empowered to do their best
  • A dedicated, talented and supportive staff team
  • Welcoming and supportive parents/carers and active Governing Body
  • High-quality professional development opportunities tailored to individual needs


If you are hardworking, reflective, resilient and flexible, then we welcome your application. If you would like to know more, please telephone my PA Mrs Shanks who arrange a telephone meeting with the Headteacher/School Business Manager.


Only applications on the Holywell Primary School application form will be considered.  These should be addressed to Mr Petrie and sent by email to who is managing the recruitment of this post to arrive no later than 9.30 am on Friday 28th January 2022. Interviews will take place wk. beginning 7th February 2022.


The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification, job description and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. and be able to speak English The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.