About us and the role
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.
Would you like to join a school with exciting opportunities? Would you like to work with pupils who have excellent learning behaviour and a thirst for knowledge? Would you like to work in a school that values you as a person? Then Avanti Meadows Primary School is the school for you!
Avanti Meadows opened in September 2021 and is the first of three brand-new schools planned for the new all-through Learning Village in Bishop’s Stortford North. Our pupil numbers are steadily increasing, and at full capacity, Avanti Meadows will be a 3-form entry primary school, providing parents and pupils with the highest standards of education and pastoral care.
The site for Avanti Meadows is a brand-new building with contemporary and first-class facilities, which will make for a unique learning experience.
Since our first school opened in 2008, Avanti Schools Trust has grown in a considered and gradual way. Now, we are a family of 10 schools across the UK, serving over 4,500 children and young people and 450 staff.
We are looking for an innovative, inspirational experienced EYFS Teaching Assistant who put children's learning at the centre of everything they do and are able to support our pupils in reaching their full potential.
If you are highly motivated and a good team player with enthusiasm, high expectations and good interpersonal skills, then please apply for this rewarding post with us.
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.
What will you do?
Be responsible for advising the senior leadership team and the SSC on various matters to ensure the smooth running of the school.
Ensure new members of the office staff are fully trained and inducted on the use of office and ICT equipment
Research grants and sources of funding and have marketing responsibilities for promoting the extended school service
Build close working relationship with the Senior Leadership Team and SSC.
Proactively review resources and spending priorities to ensure that school development plan targets reflect budget planning.
For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description
What are we looking for?
Experience of project management e.g. building projects
Able to cope with varied pressures and work to deadlines
Experience of managing and leading staff
Personable, approachable, able to explain complex issues
Proven experience in a relevant function
Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.
Avanti Services Limited 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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