School Business Manager

Carcroft Primary School, Doncaster, South Yorkshire


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 3 to Main pay range 5, £27,000 to £28,000

Job summary

Salary Grade: Up to Grade 9 for the right candidate

Are you looking to work in a school that considers itself truly inclusive? With a leader who is as interested in the development of her team as she is the development of her students
At present we are looking to recruit an Experience School Business Manager to manage the support functions within our school, the successful candidate will have worked within a primary school previously in a similar position. This role is a permanent opportunity and would suit someone who is looking for the chance to join a welcoming team of school office staff, working within a busy office environment.

In this role as Business Manager, you will be responsible for providing professional leadership and management of school support staff with overall responsibility for Finance, Administration, HR, Facilities Management and IT. You will be managing the school’s finances including budgeting, invoicing and petty cash, overseeing the administration team and liaising with school staff along with external agencies. The role will also involve aiding the strategic direction of the school including financial plans, change projects and procurement.

To be considered for the role

You will have proven experience of operational management within a school setting including finance, personnel, facilities and estates management, school administration, catering, ICT services and health and safety. You will need to be motivated and passionate and have excellent attention to detail. Be able to strategically plan and have strong administrative skills. Prior use or knowledge using school systems IT is essential.

If this sounds like something you might be interested in and you would like to know more or receive an application pack please contact Glen Hunt at Resourcing Solutions (North Yorkshire County Council) on 01609 533116 or 07967 469759.

We are part of the Doncaster Opportunity Area that is prioritising improvements to education and numeracy and literacy outcomes, alongside a drive to recruit and retain high-quality, motivated teachers to the area. Teachers in and around Doncaster will have unique opportunities to engage in additional professional and leadership development through this programme, as well as access to fully-funded national professional qualifications.

Closing date: Closing date: Sunday 19th January at midnight

Interviews will take place on the 24th of January

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Essential educational requirements

Diploma in School Business Manager

Essential qualifications

GCSE in Maths and English

Essential skills and experience

Previous Experience as a Business Manager

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Primary
School size 320 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
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School website Carcroft Primary School website (opens in a new window)
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About Carcroft Primary School

School location

Owston Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN6 8DR