About the role
We are looking for an outstanding and experienced School Business Manager to oversee the needs of a fast-paced, high-achieving 2-11 Preparatory School Oakfield Prep .
As School Business Manager you will be a member of the senior leadership team and as such you will contribute to the strategic planning, monitoring, evaluation and development of the School. Working closely with the Headteacher you will be responsible for the financial and business management of the school as well as overseeing the effective running of the school administrative team.
We are looking for someone with financial and general management experience (school management qualifications and experience ideal but not essential) with an accounting qualification. You will have experience in the management of a diverse range of activities which could include human resources, procurement, information technology, facilities management and health and safety. Working with a range of stakeholders is key to success. This is a full time or part time (min 30 hours pw) full year position based within the school. Hours can be flexible as long as in line with the requirements of the school (this can be discussed on application).
In return we can offer:
Up to £55,000 FTE based on experience
Company contributory up to 6% pension scheme
Subsidised lunches and education opportunities
25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
A range of other flexible benefits
If you would like to take advantage of this rare opportunity and you feel you have something special to contribute to the next chapter of the Oakfield Preparatory School story, then we are waiting to hear from you.
Deadline for applications: 19th January 2020 and candidates will be informed of the outcome of their application no later than Tuesday 21st January.
Interviews will be held at Oakfield School on the following dates:
First Interview – 24th January 2020 to take place in the school; with final interview taking place at Reading Head Office on the 29th January 2020.
If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact Moyra Thompson, Headteacher at Oakfield or contact the Recruitment team at Head Office,
Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Oakfield Preparatory 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.