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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other leadership roles
  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Responsibilities will include administration, health and safety, human resources, finance, procurement, facilities management, and ICT systems. The ideal candidate must:

  • be an excellent communicator
  • have an extensive range of clerical and IT skills
  • be able to motivate and support a dedicated team whilst driving improvement
  • have a good working knowledge of Local Authority finance systems
  • be a good negotiator
  • work accurately under pressure
  • manage a varied workload with a solution focused mindset

You will need to be dedicated to safeguarding, working proactively on your own initiative whilst being part of a wider team. The role reports to the governors and headteacher and a full list of responsibilities and accountabilities can be found in the job description.

What the school offers its staff

As an employer we can offer you:

  • a highly motivated, efficient and established team
  • effective systems and well developed processes
  • term time only option (salary pro-rata)
  • cycle to work scheme
  • private medical health scheme
  • some hybrid working
  • coaching and training
  • opportunities to develop career pathways
  • a caring and happy working environment where everyone feels valued
  • collaboration as a member of established SBM groups
  • membership to Association of Business Leaders in Education https://ablepro.info/
  • a supportive and responsive wellbeing package
  • flexible working opportunities
  • inclusion in pupil focused activities such as days out and residential visits

Further details about the role

Ash Lea school governors and leadership team are looking to recruit a skilled, creative, passionate and driven Business Manager with a commitment to delivering a high standard of professional business leadership and management to assist the school meet its educational aims and improve outcomes for children with SEND. This role is integral to the school and its continued pursuit of excellence.

Commitment to safeguarding

This authority and the school are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will require the successful applicant to undertake an ENHANCED criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Ash Lea School

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 18
School size
98 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18
Phone number
0115 989 2744

Special school for children with moderate to severe and complex learning difficulties

Arranging a visit to Ash Lea School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email reception@ashlea.notts.sch.uk.

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