NJC Grade II Points 46-51 – £49,791 – £54,708 per annum (pay award pending)
37 hours per week/52 weeks per year
Required to start 1st July 2022
King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School with a diverse intake. It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and a cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employee assistance programme (EAP).
King Edward VII School is seeking to appoint an exceptional, experienced Business Manager to join the School’s Senior Leadership Team and Leadership Team. This is a strategically significant post and the successful candidate will display effective, competent financial management skills and knowledge to support the best outcomes for students in the School. This role is central to realising the long term plans for the School.
Working and reporting directly to the Headteacher, you will be responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership on all aspects of the School, including:
• Leadership and Strategy
• Financial and Payroll Management and Development
• Administration Management
• Management Systems and IT Services
• Human Resource Management
• Site Management and Development
• Health and Safety Management
• Business and Marketing
The successful candidate will:
• Hold an appropriate qualification
• Be dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic
• Be hugely self-motivating with a strong work ethic
• Have a confident and professional manner
• Have very good interpersonal skills
Applicants must have a good working knowledge of financial accounting systems and the whole suite of Microsoft Office software and be comfortable using Word and Excel extensively. We use SIMS as our main management information software and whilst familiarity with this piece of software is not essential the successful candidate must be able to learn quickly as they will use this central source of management information on a daily basis.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. All applicants are required to read the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy incorporating Self-Harm and Online Safety.
Please note: Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be accepted.
CVs will not be considered
In addition, please write a letter of application, on no more than two sides of typed A4 paper, in font size no smaller than 12, outlining the following:
• Why you believe you are ideal for the post
• Your strengths and any areas for development
• What you envisage your key priorities would be in the first year
For further details please contact Mr T Hall – HR & Cover Manager at [email protected]
Closing date: Tuesday 19th April 2022 – 12 noon
Interview over two days: Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th April 2022