Job Details

School Business Manager
School Business Manager - Hillyfield Primary Academy

Job Grade: PO9-PO11

Salary: £51,465.00 - £62,829.00

Hours: 36 hours

Interviews: 18-12-2017

Closing date: 14/12/2017

School Business Manager

Hillyfield Primary Academy

Fulltime permanent position

Grade: PO9- PO11

Salary Range: £51,465 – £62,829

The Executive Headteacher and Governors of Hillyfield Primary Academy are looking to appoint an experienced School Business Manager to play a key role in the financial management, administration and leadership of our school.  We are looking for an exceptional individual for this pivotal role within the school leadership team. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent financial, literacy and I.T. skills and have the ability to lead a team effectively. Relevant professional qualifications would be desirable. If you have attention to detail, are able to prioritise your workload, meet deadlines and inspire your team, we would be keen to hear from you.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for undertaking:

  • Financial management and marketing.
  • Reporting to and advising senior leaders and governors.
  • H.R.
  • Overseeing facilities, health, safety, wellbeing and risk assessment.
  • Management of a large team of employees

The successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive budget management, monitoring and financial reporting experience.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to prioritise workloads and work well under pressure delivering to tight deadlines.
  • A highly professional attitude demonstrating discretion and confidentiality.
  • Proven track record of managing large school or multi school budgets.
  • Proven skills and abilities of successful leadership and managing staff.

In return we offer:

  • Highly motivated, well-behaved children who enjoy coming to school.
  • A strong team of dedicated staff who are committed to maintaining high standards.
  • A supportive Governing Body committed to continuing school improvement.
  • Leadership support and professional development opportunities.

Potential applicants are warmly encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the school office, by telephone (02085277934) or e-mail ( to make an appointment or request an application pack. Alternatively, download an application pack from our website and send completed applications to the above e-mail address.

Applications close: Thursday 14th December 2017 4.00pm

Short listing: Friday 15th December 2017

Interviews: Mornings of Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th December 2017

Hillyfield Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding children and expects all who work at the school to share this commitment; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.