Business and Operations Manager

Posted 04 July 2024
Salary Negotiable
LocationSouth London
Job type Contract
Discipline Secondary Education
Contact NameAnelka Campbell

Job description

Business and Operations Manager|September 2024|Immediate Interviews

Role: Business and Operations Manager

Start date - September 2024

Location: South London

Contract: Permanent

Are you lookng for a new Business and Operations Manager?

You will be an experienced leader who is highly competent in leading on the business support of school life. Working in a special school you will be highly adaptable to the day to day priorities as they arise.

Responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the school business support team through direct and indirect reports including: Site management, financial strategy and oversight, assets and resources to ensure the school's financial health into the future; operational strategy and management of all non-teaching aspects of school including projects and change programmes.

In Conjuction with Line Manager and Appraisal

  • Providing overall leadership to Business Support Staff within the school
  • Ensuring an appraisal policy and process is in place for support staff and to oversee this
  • Conducting moderation of objectives and performance to ensure the policy is fairly applied across staff
  • Conducting appraisals of those support staff directly line-managed

In Conjuction with Finance Manager

  • Ensure all aspects of financial management from budget planning and setting, to monitoring and controls are fully implemented
  • Ensuring employees are remunerated accurately through payroll partners
  • Ensuring payments are invoiced and collected
  • Ensuring financial systems and procedures are in place for school activities such as trips and ensuring appropriate investment of surplus funds
  • Supervising and procuring insurance in all forms

in Conjuction with HR manager

  • Providing HR leadership support to the Headteacher to include organisational, pay and other advice (e.g. on disciplinary, grievance and capability procedures, training needs) as required
  • Providing wider structural and organisation support to the Head or Governors as required
  • Leading on the recruitment process
  • Ensuring the provision of induction and basic skills training to
  • Resolving HR issues which may lead to informal or formal action, in accordance with the school disciplinary and probationary procedures from time to time
  • Overseeing personnel processes and systems including absence reporting and record keeping
  • Drafting HR and employment policies for agreement by the Headteacher and Governors and ensuring full compliance the HR Legislation and with the L.A. model policies

In conjunction with the ICT Manager

  • Leading the procurement and review of IT support services
  • Ensuring that the school's ICT provision is fit for purpose and supports the School Development Plan in terms of Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Business Needs
  • Developing ICT policy as required
  • Oversight of the asset register of equipment and disposals
  • Acting as Data Manager for the School and ensure compliance with the Data Protection Act and General UK Data Protection Regulations, referring issues to the Data Protection Officer (Judicium Education) as required.


  • First degree or equivalent
  • Further business-related qualifications desirable
  • Understanding of safer recruitment and safeguarding
  • Understanding of financial management and accounting principles
  • Understanding of HR practices desirable
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment and committed to compliance
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations and practices desirable Knowledge of GDPR desirable

If you are intersted in this new School Business Manager position please contact Anelka Campbell at Remedy Education.