Business Manager

Athelstan Primary School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S13 8HH

29 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    4 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£38,296 - £41,496

Pay scale

Grade 8, scp 32 to 35

What skills and experience we're looking for

The role includes;

  • Finance – planning, monitoring and evaluating the school budget
  • Premises/site management
  • Line management of the Administration and Premises Teams
  • Management of Health & Safety and Risk
  • Human Resources, providing support, guidance and recruitment

The successful applicant will have;

  • The ability to lead, organise and motivate staff
  • Experience of financial planning, financial management and budgetary control
  • Excellent computer skills including software relating to finance, Excel, Microsoft Office suite and Google drive
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to use their own initiative
  • A cheerful and positive attitude, with the ability to remain calm under pressure

What the school offers its staff

In return we will offer you: a happy welcoming school; supportive, hard-working staff with shared high expectations; a strong driven, forward thinking leadership team, with a strong emphasis on the health and well-being of staff, and achieving a good work-life balance. This is evidenced in our Team Athelstan Guarantee, full details will be sent with your application pack.

For a full application pack, please email Bev Shaw on

Further details about the role

Athelstan Primary School is a wonderfully vibrant community, where children and adults from many diverse cultures, beliefs and backgrounds blend together to create Team Athelstan. We are an incredible team, who work very hard and who genuinely want all our pupils to thrive.

As a result of the retirement of our current Business Manager, we are looking to appoint someone who is enthusiastic, flexible, highly motivated and committed to taking a leading role within Team Athelstan, to take up the position from Easter 2023.

The ideal applicant will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and work closely with the Headteacher. They will be responsible for operational functions within the school including finance, human resources , premises and health and safety.

This is an exciting, challenging and diverse role which will provide the successful candidate with opportunities to develop their own skills and to support the school.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required. Online checks will also be carried out.

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About Athelstan Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
619 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0114 2692301

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