Job Details

Finance and Business Manager

Job Grade: 10

Salary: £36,379.00 - £41,025.00

Hours: The post will be for 37 hours per week, term time only.

Start Date: 20/04/2020

Interviews: 27/02/2020

Closing date: 20/02/2020

Business Manager  

(37 hrs per week, term time only.

Salary : Grade 10 £36,379 to £41,025


Wanted:  a highly skilled and experienced business manager, with patience, attention to detail and with compassion; able to cope with working in a school environment with secondary aged  pupils who have complex neurodevelopment disorders such as ADHD / FASD / PDA / ODD /Sp.LD / ASD or developmental delay.


The Polygon School is a specialist school that supports, educates and helps to make a difference to the lives of 66 boys and young men with social, emotional and mental health issues.

We now require a Business Manager to support the school in returning a balanced budget, whilst ensuring that the curriculum delivery is not compromised by financial restrictions.

The school has a recovery plan, and the support of colleagues in the City finance team whilst we work to resolve the funding issued faced by many schools.


This post will line manage an existing excellent staff team of the following posts:

One site manager

Two office administrators

One cleaner.


The post will be for 37 hours per week, term time only.

Occasional overtime hours by negotiation.

Salary Grade 10 £36,379 to £41,025 dependent upon work experience / qualifications

Working hours to be negotiated to suit the right candidate.


Starting date: 20-04-2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.


Informal enquires should be directed to Clive Barnes, strategic business consultant, on

Job description, Person Specification and Application forms can be downloaded from the the school website by emailing


Closing date for applications is 17.00 hrs Thursday 20th February 2020.


Interviews will be held on Thursday 27th  February 2020 – candidates are advised to keep this date free to attend interview.