School Business Leader
Salary - BG13 - BG15 £40,578 - £50,752 (strictly dependent on experience)
Our successful candidate will be appointed on a 3-point range within the scales above dependent on experience
This is a full time and permanent role
We are delighted to be recruiting a School Business Leader having reviewed and expanded the role to support our continuing growth. You’ll work closely and collaboratively with the new Principal and as part of the senior leadership team to help develop and drive our ambitious improvement strategies.
There is lots of scope to develop the post aligned with your strengths as there are a broad range of duties covering accountability for premises, people and finances. You will already have successful business management experience in an education setting, as the focus will be on your leadership of budget setting, reporting, people management and governance.
You’ll be confident presenting financial information to a range of staff, comfortable working with complexity, and able to analyse data to assist the school to develop and to inform its decision making. Working in partnership with the Central Finance team, you’ll be an agile communicator and prepared to challenge when required to ensure the best outcomes for our pupils.
About Ashton Park Secondary School
This is an exciting time to join Ashton Park School & Sixth Form as we embed the vision for our School to be ‘Valued in our community for our passion for learning and commitment to excellence within a caring atmosphere built on mutual respect, and celebration of success'.
Our senior leadership team staff play a critical role in the success of school. We are looking for applicants who are passionate about their specialty as well as students’ wellbeing and who have an unequivocal commitment to excellence in all they do. The successful applicant will have the enthusiasm, team ethos and skills to deliver high quality leadership and support to enable our school community to provide the very best for our students and staff.
Being part of a committed professional learning community at Gatehouse Green Learning Trust will provide the post holder with outstanding opportunities to progress and contribute to the continuing development of both the school and Trust.
Ashton Park is an inclusive and oversubscribed school, with over 1200 students, set in the beautiful grounds of the Ashton Court Estate in Bristol. We have many strengths including a committed team of staff who are enthusiastic and passionate about their work and supporting the young people in our care. There is a hugely impressive range of opportunities on offer for developing our site, staff and student body. We are a very happy school community.
We truly believe Ashton Park has the potential to develop into a beacon of academic excellence over the next few years. If you are prepared for the challenge of playing a significant role in helping us achieve this and have a core belief that all students, no matter what their background or prior attainment can achieve, then we would welcome an application from you.
We wish you the very best of luck with your application and hope to meet you soon.
Our Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A satisfactory enhanced DBS clearance is required for the successful applicant.
Diversity and inclusion are promoted and valued applications from people of all backgrounds who meet the job requirements are welcomed and encouraged.
If you would like an informal conversation about any aspect of this role, please contact Ashton Park School directly.
Applications for the position will close at 23.59 on Sunday 5th June 2022 with interviews held on Thursday 9th June 2022.
Ashton Park 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.