SCHOOL BUSINESS MANAGER (PO3) £40,221 - £43,421

36 hours x 40 weeks  (From September 2024)

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced Business Manager to be an active member of our Senior Leadership Team. 

The successful candidate will ideally have: 

  • A recognised management qualification or the willingness to work towards one 
  • Sound experience of financial management and budgetary planning and control 
  • Experience of human resource management 
  • Experience of managing staff and holding them accountable 
  • A working knowledge of ICT systems  
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Resilience 
  • The ability to think strategically 
  • The ability to lead and inspire 
  • The ability to secure funding through researching and applying for resources 
  • The ability to identify, research, develop, cost and implement new initiatives 


We can offer you the opportunity to: 

  • Undertake a senior leadership role 
  • Be part of an inclusive school, committed to developing and nurturing the potential of each child 
  • Enhance your career through excellent training and professional development 

The Vale is fully committed to equality of opportunity and diversity and we warmly welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates. We welcome applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, disability, or age. All applications will be considered solely on merit.  

The Vale is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. As part of our Safer Recruitment checks, an online search maybe carried out in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.  

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs as a form of application.   

Closing date: 3pm on 17th June  2024 

Interviews: 19th June 2024 

Further details and application forms are available on our website at   

Visits to the school are welcomed. If you have any questions about the school or the post please email us at  




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