Business Manager Kirkbie Kendal School, Kendal, Cumbria

Job description

Kirkbie Kendal School, Kendal, Cumbria

We are seeking a Business Manager to join our outstanding, vibrant and forward-looking school.

Joining our senior leadership team, you will be responsible for the leadership and management of vital non-teaching functions including finance, human resources and on-site facilities services.

To succeed, you should have significant experience of strategic financial planning and the ability to secure effective services. You will also need the ability to establish, lead and develop our teams and manage large-scale projects to fruition.

Essential educational requirements

Educated to at least A level (or equivalent) standard.
A Professional qualification in relevant discipline. e.g., ACCA, AAT, FMAAT, CIPFA .
Evidence of continuing Professional Development
Professional qualifications in School Business Management

Essential qualifications

Educated to at least A level (or equivalent) standard.
A Professional qualification in relevant discipline. e.g., ACCA, AAT, FMAAT, CIPFA .
Evidence of continuing Professional Development
Professional qualifications in School Business Management

Essential skills and experience

Experience of: preparation, management and monitoring of large- scale budgets using appropriate budgetary systems; robust budgetary management, and control processes, applying principles of best value to procurement and contract management; effective management of a team of people covering a variety of organisation functions.
Strategic thinker – able to effectively consider how best to integrate business processes, governance, people & technology to secure sustained organisational performance. Resilience and determination in problem solving, meeting deadlines and achieving outcomes. Ability to communicate effectively, eg, with colleagues, Trustees, Governors, parents, students, DfE, ESFA and other key stakeholders. Ability to access, analyse and interpret data and information. Excellent communication, influencing and negotiating skills across a range of internal/external stakeholders at all levels. Able to use data/benchmarking to set targets to monitor whole school performance.


About Kirkbie Kendal School

Kirkbie Kendal is a really lovely 11-18 school for boys and girls. There are 1003 students here, 123 in the Sixth Form. It is a school where students and staff are happy. It is a school where, excellent progress and good examination results are achieved and care, courtesy, consideration and hard work are valued.

Address
Lound Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7EQ
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Kirkbie Kendal School website (opens in a new window)