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Church of England Primary School

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School Business Manager post (for an application form see below, titled 'support staff')

Start Date for Post



Contract Type


Reason for Contract and End Date (if not a permanent contract, refer to guidance on the use of fixed term/temporary contracts under Policies and Procedures).



Work Type


Part Time


Total Hours of Work & work pattern


32.5 hours per week

8:30am to 4pm Monday to Friday


Including 5 INSET days


Factor (Include for Support Staff, TTO)



No. of Weeks Worked per Year

39 weeks per year


Salary Range (Include top and bottom of salary range for all staff including teachers)

i.e. Main/Upper £22244 - £37871


Grade: Hay 7

Bottom of Salary range:


Top of Salary Range:


Other Allowances (i.e. TLR, SEN, include value)






Vacancy Details (including a statement about safer recruitment, and disqualification by association (if relevant) see example).

We are looking for a special person to join our team. We need a happy, experienced and dedicated school business manager to ensure the smooth running of the school.


We are looking for a positive, highly competent school business manager who:

  • Is organised, caring and committed to children’s learning and well-being
  • Is flexible, cheerful and willing to work in a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with high expectations and a warm and positive approach
  • Has NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualification with a financial element, substantial post qualification experience of financial administration work at a supervisory level
  • Good use of ICT applications such as Powersolve and SIMS modules
  • Has experience of budgetary control or associated financial duties



  • Experience of income generation
  • Certificate or SBM or Diploma in SBM
  • Previous experience of working in school administration
  • Accounting qualification
  • ICT experience


We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A supportive, hardworking and friendly staff
  • Enthusiastic children
  • A well-resourced working environment
  • Opportunities for professional development in our caring, vibrant school.



The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.


Some roles may need to comply with the ‘Childcare Act 2006’ and the ‘Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009’ were additional disclosure of information will be required.

Closing Date


Tuesday 20th February 9am (paper applications only)

Interviews planned for Friday 23rd February 2018


Instructions on How to Apply for Post

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school for more information.

Please contact us by email: or telephone 01454 866501 for more details and an application form.


Community Governor vacancies:


We currently have a vacancy for a parent governor.