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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    27 October 2021 at 4:38pm

  • Date listed

    30 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
37.5 hours per week
Contract type
Grade 8, £28,954 – £30,726 per annum

Job summary

Job Description
We wish to recruit a Business Support Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for Business and Administrative support to the school and be the key point of contact between the centralised Finance & HR Teams.

They will work with the Principal in ensuring Avanti Hall School provides an outstanding education for all pupils, rooted in the inclusive and distinctive Avanti Schools ethos of:

Educational excellence
Character formation
Spiritual insight

Avanti Hall is a school that is committed to giving all children an engaging and enriching educational experience. We provide a richly diverse and connected school environment, representative of the world that our pupils will enter. Our pupils mature into individuals who are ambitious, open-minded and confident. Along with our academic pathway, we also take care to support individual character formation and spiritual insight through the Avanti Way.

Your key responsibilities:
To provide leadership and management for the non-teaching related services within the school.
Primary point of contact and to work in collaboration with the Trust’s central teams, such as the HR, PM and Finance Teams
To provide oversight of an effective administration system managing the main administrative office and Reception area to ensure it meets the needs of staff, students, parents and any external visitors to the school.
To establish administrative systems and procedures within the school, and to train and support staff to ensure that these systems and procedures are properly implemented and effectively controlled.
To be responsible for management of all data and information systems within the school and ensure all relevant standards are met.
For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please download the Job Description.

Skills required:
Ability to analyse, interpret, collate and present management information through reports and plans.
Personable, approachable, able to explain complex issues.
Proven experience in a similar support function within an educational setting.
Qualification in School Business Management or other relevant area.
Experience of managing and leading staff.
Please see the Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for the role.

Why should you apply?
You will be working in a fantastic environment. Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

You’ll be entitled to 25 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays)
LGPS pension scheme
Development opportunities
A strong vision of Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight;
Enthusiastic, motivated and friendly children;
A committed and motivated staff team;
An attractive working environment;
Supportive parents;
Further information
Pre-employment checks

Avanti Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.

Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.

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School overview

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
Primary, Middle, Secondary, 16-19
School size
282 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
01392 757371

About Avanti Hall School

The Avanti Hall grounds on the outskirts of Exeter offer a site of inspiring natural beauty.
Our main building, Thomas Hall, was built in the 1600s, with established woodland surrounding the main campus area. The building was part of Exeter University’s Duryard Halls of Residence for nearly 100 years before becoming a school.

Arranging a visit to Avanti Hall School

If you are interested in the role and would like to discuss the details prior to submitting an application, please contact to arrange a visit.

School location

Cowley Bridge Road, Exeter, EX4 5AD

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