Job Details

School Business Manager

Job Grade: Hay Scale School Business Manager A+ Grade 12A - 12E

Salary: £37,985.00 - £40,195.00

Hours: full-time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Closing date: 20/06/2018

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual with excellent interpersonal skills, a working knowledge of human resource law, financial management in schools and experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams. The Governing Body welcomes applications for the key position of School Business Manager to join our Leadership Team from July/August 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, to allow a handover with the current post-holder.

Working closely with the Governing Body and as a key adviser to the Senior Leadership Team, you will take responsibility for strategic management of our human resources, financial affairs, premises and non-class based support staff.

You must possess a proven record of financial and project management at senior management level and have demonstrable skills and abilities at implementing change at a strategic level and at sourcing revenue streams.  Support to gain School Business Management qualifications will be available if necessary.

You should also have a good understanding of premises management and health and safety management.

The successful candidate will:

  • be highly motivated
  • be committed to team work
  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • have a good understanding of school systems
  • have good management and leadership skills
  • have a commitment to improve the life chances of our children

We can provide:

  • a caring and creative working environment
  • an exciting career development and training opportunities
  • a vibrant school community
  • a school with well-established systems and procedures

St George’s School is a special school for young people aged 11-19 with Severe and Complex Learning needs. St George’s is a very happy, calm, respectful, positive, innovative, creative place to work. Everyone is totally student focused. The new Business Manager will be a role model for each of these characteristics. School experience is desirable.   Additional information about the School can be found at

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all our staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

For further details or to arrange a visit, please telephone the Office Manager on (01983) 524634 or email

Closing Date: Wednesday 20 June 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews: Date to be confirmed