Job Details

School Business Manager

Salary: £35,000.00 - £41,000.00

Hours: 38 Hours per week

Start Date: 03/09/2018

Interviews: 21/08/2018

Closing date: 17/08/2018

Recruitment Advertisement
School Business Manager

Job Title: School Business Manager 

Reference No: ACST327590
Salary: £35,703 - £41,824 

Hours of Work: Full-time 38 hours p/w**
Location: Nuneaton, Warwickshire 

Closing Date: 17th August 2018
Interview Date: 21st August 2018 Start Date: ASAP

Be part of an exciting and creative school in Nuneaton for children and young people with autism and/or social, emotional and mental health needs. The academy was judged to be “Good” in all areas by Ofsted in July 2018.

About Us
Discovery Academy is a relatively new setting in Nuneaton catering for children with social, emotional and mental health needs and / or autism, aged between 9 years and 19 years. MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation. 

We are currently recruiting for a commercially focused Business Manager to join our team.

The Role
Reporting to the Principal you will be responsible for the leadership and management of all non-academic areas of the school including finance, administration, facilities, IT, security, health & safety, transport and maintenance. The Head of Finance, ICT and Facilities also has oversight of these aspects across all our schools and you will work closely with them, being mutually supportive and driving provision forwards.

You will also work closely with internal and external stakeholders to successfully deliver the vision, ethos, aims and objectives of the academy.  You will develop and maintain key relationships with local authorities, suppliers and regulatory bodies.  Within your bursary role you will produce accounts and conduct audits in line with the Trust’s financial policies and procedures and report to the local advisory board of the school on income and expenditure.

About You
You will be hold a degree level qualification or equivalent and have demonstrative experience of Profit and Loss accounts and cash flow forecasts in a commercial environment.  Experience of leadership and management of a multi-disciplinary team is essential and you will have general management and specialist experience in at least one bursarial function.  Experience in school finances using SIMS / FMS or equivalent would be desirable.

To Apply
Please visit and complete our online application form.  For queries please contact



“MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references.  Referees will be asked to assess suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified.   MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.”