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  • Job start date

    1 December 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week all year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£43,421 - £46,464

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Be suitably qualified and have significant experience, including excellent financial, administration, communication and organisational skills
  • Be able to demonstrate an excellent track record of working in a public or private sector organisation at senior management level, encompassing budget, financial and resource management, personnel and HR issues, premises management and whole school administration
  • Demonstrate a welcoming, positive approach with pupils, parents and staff
  • Provide a healthy and safe environment for the whole school community
  • Be committed to contributing to school improvement, as a member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Have initiative, drive and the motivation to make a difference

What the school offers its staff

  • A warm and friendly atmosphere with a strong sense of teamwork and staff who want the best for all pupils.
  • Hard-working, happy children who are motivated to learn and have a sense of pride in their school.
  • A strong commitment to CPD with opportunities to work with colleagues across the federation.

Further details about the role

The Governors of the Parkview Primary School and Redwood Primary School Federation invite applications from all who have suitable experience and qualifications, for a full time School Business Leader post, mainly based at Redwood Primary School.

Due to the upcoming retirement of the current post-holder, we are offering an exciting opportunity for the potential career development of an existing Business Manager to lead across two schools within our federation. We are looking to appoint a School Business Leader to lead and manage the business functions of the schools, including the budget and ICT as well as management of admin, midday and premises teams, supporting the provision of a first-class education for all of our pupils.

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.

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About Redwood Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
624 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01332 767443

Redwood Primary is a large, multi-lingual primary school and Nursery in an area of significant deprivation based in South Derby. The school is federated with Parkview Primary school, which provides opportunities (including business management) to work across both schools, sharing expertise, develop policies and support school improvement.
Redwood has achieved good outcomes in recent years, with progress measure in maths particularly well above the national average. A strong curriculum provides aspiration, opportunity and a wide programme of rich experiences, to enhance pupils' personal development.
Redwood is also celebrated in Derby City and beyond as the lead school for provision of mental health and as been awarded the prestigious Gold Emotionally Healthy School Award, highlighting its local and national leadership of Mental Health.

Arranging a visit to Redwood Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@redwood.derby.sch.uk.

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