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School Business Manager
A highly successful primary special schools seeks a highly motivated, organsied individual to join their SLT.

Job Grade: Grade 14

Salary: £41,898.00 - £43,815.00

Hours: Full Time, Term Time plus 3 weeks

Start Date: 12/06/2018

Interviews: 12/03/2018

Closing date: 28/02/2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff. Staff will be recruited and selected in line with safer recruitment policy and practice.  The successful applicant will undertake an enhanced DBS check.

School Business Manager

Red Gates School is a highly successful primary special school with excellent facilities for pupils with severe learning difficulties (SLD) and autism. There are currently 138 pupils on roll. The school has been awarded Quality Marks for Inclusion, CPD and Basic Skills.

The School invite applications from highly motivated and organised individuals with energy and vision to join our excellent and dedicated team as our School Business Manager.

We are looking for a strong candidate who can provide strategic vision and leadership in all aspects of school administration; including the ability to drive policies and procedures in HR, finance, resources, premises, health and safety and income generation to join our Senior Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will be forward thinking and able to support the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to develop school systems to enable us to deliver the highest quality education to our children.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Have a recognized management/business degree or an equivalent related professional qualification. A Diploma in School Business Management desirable.
  • Have experience of working in a financial and or School financial management position
  • Have experience of providing high-level administrative support including experience of managing staff and HR Procedures
  • Have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of, and manage a team
  • Have excellent organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to adapt, design, develop or procure robust information and administration systems

Visits to Red Gates School are warmly encouraged and can be organised by contacting the email address below.

Closing Date: 28th February 2018
Shortlisting: 2nd March 2018
Interviews: 12th March 2018
E-mail: admin@redgates.croydon.sch.uk
Attachments: Application Pack / Job Description & Person Specification