13 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    11 February 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Fixed term (Temporary)
HAY PAY SCALES 1-4 (£47,351-£50,725)

Job summary

Business Manager - Post is temporary for one year.

We are seeking to appoint a forward thinking Business Manager who can provide high quality strategic leadership to the school’s support functions. We are a GOOD 11-18 comprehensive school in Chichester with 1400 pupils on roll. Our Sixth Form is Ofsted Outstanding. We are proud to be a part of the TKAT Trust and within this role you will both work with, and be supported by the finance team in TKAT.

As a member of the Extended Leadership Team, you will have overall responsibility for the effective delivery of all financial and business operations including line management of the support staff. You will be proactive in managing systems, manage multiple projects and ensure the school is compliant with legislation, internal and TKAT Trust policies. Good communication skills will be a key feature of your daily work as you will be working across a number of teams within the school and across our Trust. Experience within education, whilst valuable, is not as critical to us as finding a candidate who will reflect the values of our organisation and bring energy and passion to the role.

In return we offer many benefits including flexible working, free car parking, a school committed to career professional development with SLT led behaviour systems, and the opportunity to work with a happy, committed forward thinking team.

Please refer to the job description and person specification, which gives further information. Please contact Mrs B Hulse, Head’s PA at office@chs-tkat.org if you require any further information.


• Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies.

• We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.

If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse:

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview: - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1359 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact email

About Chichester High School

At CHS we are a close and supportive community, working hard to ensure all our students excel.

Our aim is that Chichester High School provides all pupils with a rich and dynamic curriculum to enjoy in a safe environment.

Our aim is that:

All pupils ENJOY high quality, inspirational and innovative teaching and learning

ALL pupils EXCEL in ways they did not think possible

ALL pupils ENDEAVOUR to be excellent 21st Century Global Citizens

All members of our community Enjoy, Endeavour and Excel

During their 7 years with us we will ensure each individual exceeds their expectations and is fully prepared to excel in their future.

School location

Kingsham Road, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8EB

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