Job Details

Business Manager

The Gold Rose MAT, Slough

Job Grade: 4

Salary: £33,141.00 - £38,015.00

Hours: Full time (flexible)

Interviews: 17/12/2018

Closing date: 14/01/2019

Business Manager      

Permanent Position, 37 hours per week

Required January 2019

Salary Level 7: £33,141 – £38,015 inclusive per annum (full time)

SCP Range 36-41


Could you be just the team playing, proactive, highly capable person we are looking for?

We are seeking a business manager to lead finance and HR in our multi academy trust based in Cippenham, Slough. Our two schools, Cippenham Infant and Cippenham Primary, educate over a thousand pupils with pride, inspiration, excitement and care.

You will provide ambition and direction to our newly formed central business and admin team, ensuring that resources are used effectively and financial management is of a high standard. You will work with the executive principal and senior leadership team to fulfil our aim of being an exemplary employer. You will ensure our services to our schools are always rated highly, allowing our principals to focus their attention on maintaining the high quality of education in their schools.

You will need to be a highly organised and experienced administrator with a strong financial background able to manage company and charity accounts. You should meet tier 4 of the ISBL (NASBM) finance professional standards. Strong IT skills are essential, experience of SIMs and Civica packages would be an advantage, although training will be provided on all aspects of the role.

You will line manage an HR Lead, a finance lead and a premises manager, all experienced and able to provide school facing support to a high standard. Management of the IT network contract is also part of this role.

If the idea of the role excites you and you have the right qualifications and experience we look forward to receiving your application. Permanent, 37 hours p/w (with some flexibility in days per week/weeks per year to suit applicant).

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Lara Tehabsim on (01628) 604665 or e-mail  to arrange a visit or request an application pack.  

For more information about our school visit

Closing Date:  Monday 17 December 2018 at midday

Shortlisting:      Monday 17 December

Interviews:     Wednesday 9 January 2019


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and DBS checks. The God Rose MAT welcome a diverse population of both pupils and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its function.