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School Business Manager, Temp to perm September 2021

School Business Manager, Temp to perm September 2021

  • Location

    Lambeth, London

  • Sector:

    Primary Education

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  • Salary:

    £180 - £205 per day

  • Contact:

    Carly Walters

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    Long term perm

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  • Startdate:

    September 2021

We am recruiting on behalf of a primary school in South East London, for an experienced School Business Manager who can step into this very important role.

This is a full time position which is expected to start end of August 2021.

A Certificate in School Business Management or equivalent training and/or qualifications will be essential.

The main purpose of this job is as follows:

The School Business Manager is responsible for providing leadership and direction of all support staff, in partnership with teaching staff, to enhance their effectiveness in order to achieve the highest standards of learning and achievement in the school.

The main responsibilities will be able to:

The School Business Manager will demonstrate outstanding leadership in ensuring that financial and administrative procedures, premises facilities, contractual premises and catering management, human resources and personnel systems support the school effectively to maintain outstanding quality and outcomes.

Key Accountability's:

As a member of the school's Senior Leadership Team the School Business Manager will:

Make a full contribution to the processes of planning, resource management, policy development and implementation across the school.

Take a lead in ensuring high expectations and standards in all aspects of school life.

Work flexibly in supporting the day-to-day organisation and management of the school.

Provide the capacity for members of the Senior Leadership Team to exercise System Leadership by having a flexible approach to the role. This is reflected in the balance between the time given to specific aspects of the role and that given to general responsibilities.

Be a line manager for a number of colleagues within the school's Performance Management Policy.

Have due regard for all aspects of safeguarding as they pertain to the leadership and management of the school.

Key Responsibilities:

The School Business Manager promotes the highest standards of business ethos across the whole support services function of the school and strategically ensures the most effective use of resources in support of the school's objectives.

The School Business Manager is responsible for the Financial & Human Resource Management, Health & Safety Management, Facilities Management and Administration & ICT Management of the school. The School Business Manager is required to maintain detailed operational knowledge in the Finance, Human Resources, Health and Safety and Facilities Management spheres.

The School Business Manager is also the Data Protection Officer for the school.

The School Business Manager ensures compliance with relevant local and national policy and practice at the direction of the Headteacher and provides an efficient and effective service by clear, accurate work, meeting deadlines, successful task completion, confidentiality and the ability to work on her / his own initiative.

Positioned in an 'Outstanding School' , we are looking form an 'Outstanding Individual' to compliment the ongoing strategy of this school.

If you are ready for a move , please apply now by providing information on why you are suited to this new opportunity.