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School Business Manager

School Business Manager with strategic leadership skills, energy and drive for our forward thinking Special School

Job Grade: Mang. 6

Salary: £53,951.00 - £58,857.00

Hours: Full time

Start Date: 11/05/2020

Interviews: 24/02/2020

Closing date: 07/02/2020


Do you have the strategic leadership skills, the energy and drive to join our 220-strong staff team committed to our mission: to transform our pupils’ lives and the lives of their families and our vision: to inspire breakthroughs in the way society enables children with complex needs to find true fulfilment?

If so, we would love to hear from you. We are a forward-thinking and innovative all-age special school with a diverse population: our 280 pupils are based on two sites, St Paul’s Cray and Beckenham, in the London Borough of Bromley. We are currently recruiting a School Business Leader to join our Leadership Team, whose role will be to contribute to the overall effective leadership and management of the school and to oversee the non-teaching functions including: Finance, Premises, Health and Safety, Human Resources, Administration, ICT, Extended Services and Marketing.

At Riverside School, our core values are at the heart of everything we do:

Aspiration Resilience Creativity Humility Integrity Trust Enthusiasm Courage Teamwork

They make up the acronym ARCHITECT to signify our passion for designing and building a school that will make an indelible mark on the world for generations to come; a school that will impact positively on everyone who enters, on people we may never meet, and in ways we may never know.

If you feel you have a part to play, please contact the school to arrange a visit. For further details and an application form, visit the Working at Riverside section of our website; contact the School on 01689 870519 or email


Riverside School is committed to providing equality of opportunity and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The post-holder will be required to adhere to the school’s safeguarding procedures and policies and be seen to actively promote Riverside’s safeguarding systems. All appointments will be subject to receiving satisfactory references; clearance of a full DBS check and satisfactory health clearance.