School Business Manager
Location: Knockhall Primary School
Status: Fixed term until 31st July 2022
Hours: 36 hours per week
Working weeks per year: 52 weeks
Grade: Kent Range 9
Post Start Date: 1st September 2021
At Knockhall Primary School, we are never satisfied with anything but the best for our children and we have them at the heart of everything we do. We foster a positive and caring ethos where every child can be happy, safe and able to learn well.
We want to capture the minds of our learners by creating an inspirational curriculum that adults enjoy delivering. We always strive to improve on our outcomes to ensure or children get the very best from their time with us. More than anything however, we do this as peers, supporting each other along the way with a focus on our core purpose.
Due to the secondment of the current postholder, Knockhall are looking to appoint a School Business Manager to fulfil the role from 1st September until 31st July 22 full time for 36 hours per week.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with all stakeholders
• Successful leadership skills of people and systems
• Strong understanding of financial systems and the ability to process and understand data
• The drive and commitment to fully participate in school life
• Ability to understand systems and processes
• Attention to detail
• Good organisational skills, the ability to prioritise and work in a busy school environment
• The ability to maintain confidentiality at all times and to deal with issues of a very sensitive nature.
This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced school business manager looking for new and exciting opportunities or an experienced business manager looking to move into a school environment, somewhere you can really make a difference.
The successful candidate will receive a full induction to the role and the current postholder will be available to support to help the successful candidate to fully immerse themselves into the role.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.
The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.
Candidates must read the job description and be able to fulfil the person specification.
Closing Date for Applications: Friday 9th July 2021
Interviews will take place on: the week beginning the 12th July
References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close this position sooner than advertised and early applications are encouraged.
Knockhall 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.