Academy Business Manager
I would like to extend a warm welcome to you as you consider applying for our post of Academy Business Manager within the expanding Multi Academy Trust. King Alfred Trust is an expanding multi-academy trust formed in 2014. Our trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for all of our staff and pupils alike.
We currently have two schools within the Trust – Pewsey Primary and King’s Gate Primary. We are seeking to appoint an experienced, highly organised Business Manager to join the Trust. The role will be based in Pewsey and you will be employed by King Alfred Trust, but you will required to travel across all of our schools to support each of them; you will also need to be available to attend evening Trust business meetings.
An exciting opportunity to join our Senior Leadership Team, as the Academy Trust Business Manager, has arisen. This role is pivotal to the success of the Academy, where the successful applicant will take a strategic and business focused responsibility for the Academy’s management of finances, administration, personnel management and estate management. You will work closely with the Executive Headteacher, Governors and Trustees, providing overall strategic and operational leadership, advice and support in respect of the core business services of the Academy. You will be responsible for strategic planning, decision making and problem solving that ensures exceptional efficiencies aligned closely with the Academy’s purpose – to provide quality education to all children. You will passionately believe that all children deserve the best and will be committed to ensuring that every child achieves the best outcomes they can to achieve their full potential and be the best that they can be.
The successful applicant will be a passionate leader and a superb communicator who can negotiate with external organisations and manage a range of internal teams with skill and enthusiasm. Experience in the following is essential: finance and business management, HR, payroll and premises. School business management experience would also be helpful but is not as essential as the ability to lead with vision and clarity.
Please visit our website for further information about the Trust and our schools.
Please visit the school websites to access the job application form and the details. In addition to the application form, you are asked to submit a supporting letter, of no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining your strengths and successes and what you will bring to King Alfred Trust.
The permanent post is for 37.5hrs a week 9.00 am – 5.00 pm - there will be a requirement to work on the Teacher Training days, some time during the school holidays and to attend the evening Trust meetings.
Visits to the School are warmly welcomed so that you can have a tour of the school and meet me.
If you would like to visit the school please email or telephone the school to arrange a date.
Pewsey Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.