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  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: Full time, Term time, plus 5 INSET days, Plus 5 days (nogotiable) 8am-4pm, 40 hours per week.

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 7 (point 30-35)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Higher level IT skills including excel spreadsheets.

Ability to use initiative, prioritise, meet deadlines.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Be an effective team player able to work collaboratively and effectively with others.

Ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanour.

Able to work effectively with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team.

Deal successfully with difficult situations that may include conflict management.

Work successfully with a range of external agencies.

Qualifications in accounting such as Accounting Technician or qualified Accountant.

Managing strategic plans.

Managing budgets, financial reporting, procurement, and fixed assets.

Financial analysis and reporting.

Working effectively with internal and external partners.

Workings in a strategic role in the education sector.

Project management.

Managing HR and H&S.

What the school offers its staff

The Governors of Clifford Holroyde are looking to recruit a School Business Manager.

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed, passionate and resilient finance professional to work as part of a dedicated team. The School Business Manager (SBM) holds a key post of senior responsibility within the school. Reporting directly to the Head, the SBM is responsible for ensuring all financial and non-teaching aspects of the school run efficiently and effectively. The SBM is a member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and is expected to contribute significantly to the continuous improvement of the School’s services.

Clifford Holroyde is currently a Local Authority Special School for 71 boys between 11-16 with SEMH additional needs. Each pupil is treated as an individual and has a bespoke support package to meet their individual needs. At the heart of everything we do is effective relationships and high-quality teaching. Pupils make progress in attendance, attainment, learning and personal development. Teachers engage and motivate pupils in their learning and help them make good progress from their individual starting points and move on to aspirational and appropriate onward destinations.

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed, passionate and resilient finance professional to work as part of a dedicated team at Clifford Holroyde.

Further details about the role

This post is a Senior Leadership Team position including Clerk to The Governors. SLT meet weekly and Governors meet half-termly.

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 Clifford Holroyde Specialist Sen College

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 16
School size
66 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Clifford Holroyde supports students who have social, emotional and mental health needs and is located in Knotty Ash, Liverpool and is a special school setting for boys aged 11–16. Clifford Holroyde is an all boy secondary school for 68 pupils and provides a very caring environment where students are supported to achieve their full potential.
Clifford Holroyde supports students who have social, emotional and mental health needs. Each student at the college is treated as an individual and has a personalised support package to meet their needs. Due to the very effective relationships and the high quality of teaching, pupils make good progress in attainment, learning and attendance compared to their previous school. Pupils are referred to us via the Local Authority and our intake is from across the City region. Ofsted Rating Good July 2019.

Arranging a visit to Clifford Holroyde Specialist Sen College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email clifford-ht@cliffordholroyde.liverpool.sch.uk.

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