Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    30 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£35,193.00 - £37,743.00 Annually (Actual)

Business and Resources Manager job summary

About us

William Austin Junior School is a large five form entry school, rated good by OFSTED, with well-behaved children who are eager to learn and succeed. Our staff team is supportive, hardworking, committed and have the pupils’ best interests at heart. We are well resourced and actively supported by parents and governors alike.

About the Job

Following the retirement of our current School Business and Resources Manager we are looking for a replacement to start from September 2024. The post-holder will have the responsibility for all school financial and HR matters and the management of resources. Hours will be 37 per week.

You will have:

A professional qualification in Finance or Accounting or a specific School Business Manager qualification.

Knowledge and experience of the financial process in schools, including school budget setting, statutory reporting and forecasting.

A high level of Numeracy and Literacy skills.

Skills and ability to work with IT packages (ideally FMS and Sims).

Experience of management and supervision of employees involved in finance, premises and IT.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders in a professional manner.

Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to understand the need for confidentiality and discretion.

We offer you:

A friendly staff team who are dedicated to the children.

A large team which you will be a valued part of.

Continuing professional development and support.

A positive and well-resourced working environment.

An annual golden day to be taken in term time.

Access to the LA Employee Assistance Programme offering wellbeing and mental health support.

A school fleece, staff room refreshments, parking and access to school lunches.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. If you would like to arrange a visit, or would like an opportunity to discuss this role informally, then please contact the head teacher, Jo Adams on 01582 572100 or visit our website for more information about our school, including a virtual tour.

Whilst we acknowledge advantages of AI in crafting personal statements for applications, we strongly encourage and expect applicants to personalise and tailor responses.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About William Austin Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
543 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

William Austin Junior School

School location

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