Deadline is today

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,803.00 Annually (Actual) Grade 7 (scp 15 to 22) Pay Award Pending

School Business Administratior job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our diverse, rapidly evolving and forward-thinking organisation.

Adelaide School is an outstanding SEMH special school with 93 students on roll. This provision serves students from year 5- 6th form. All students have an EHC plan for SEMH but many also have secondary special educational needs such as Autism or ADHD. The majority of our pupils are classed as pupil premium.

Adelaide’s values are; commitment, care and collaboration. The ethos is centred on students developing an intrinsic desire to make progress.

The school prioritises succession planning and effective CPD. Well-being and positive relationships are at the heart of the school.

What does the role involve?

The School Business Administrator will be the school’s leading finance, HR and Compliance professional, providing the Head Teacher with regular financial summaries and updates.

If appointed, you will work with the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to ensure that the school meets its educational aims and contribute to the strategic planning of the development of the business functions.

You will be the lead on all aspects of administration in terms of Finance HR, Payroll and Compliance, in line the Trust’s policies.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of development management and operation of administrative systems.
  • Budget management experience in additional to management of financial systems.
  • Experience of procurement.
  • NVQ 3 Business and Administration, or equivalent qualification or experience in relevant discipline.

What we can offer you:

  • Excellent working environment
  • Flexible Working by local agreement
  • Support for your role with a dedicated school and central team.
  • Continued professional development opportunities.
  • Pay progression and recognition of continuous service.
  • Generous local government pension scheme.

Access to comprehensive and flexible Employee Benefits which include

  • Tech Schemes
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Online gym classes
  • Health and wellbeing support and advice e.g., Men's Health, Wellbeing Action Plans, Better Sleep, Relaxation and Meditation, Understanding Menopause
  • Financial advice services
  • Think Well, fast track counselling service
  • Physiotherapy
  • Eye-sight testing
  • Retail discounts in supermarkets, high street shops, restaurants and days out.
  • Onsite catering.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification for full details of requirements.

Closing date: 29th May 2024

Interview dates: W/C 10th June 2024

Please note this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, social media checks and satisfactory references prior to interview.

Interested candidates are welcome to visit the school, please contact the school office on 01270 260680

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

Visas cannot be sponsored.
View advert on school website (opens in new tab)

About Adelaide School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 18
School size
93 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 18

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Site Maintenance Officer

Weaverham High School

Lime Avenue, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 3HT

Learning Support Assistant

Altrincham Grammar School for Girls

Cavendish Road, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2NL

Learning Support Assistant

Stockport School

Mile End Lane, Stockport, Cheshire, SK2 6BW

Art & Design / Science Technician

Ormiston Meridian Academy

Sandon Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 7DF

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Cheshire