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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: This role is full time, 35 hours per week and all year round.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

PO5 to PO6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Education and Qualifications

Essential:

o A relevant professional Management qualification

o A diploma in SBM or equivalent

Desirable:

o First degree or equivalent qualification

o Professional accounting qualification

o Further relevant educational professional qualification

Knowledge and experience

Essential:

o Experience of running an administrative department and / or section

o Successful and relevant leadership experience

o Successful strategic experience

o Experience of budgetary management and control within a large organisation

o Knowledge and experience of a variety of financial management systems and processes and procedures

o Experience of motivating and leading staff

o A working knowledge of facilities management

o A working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation

o An understanding of procurement, contracts, risk assessment, health and safety and traded services in organisations

o Experience of working effectively with a wide range of external partners

o An understanding of school management issues and the role of the Governing Body

Desirable:

o Awareness and understating of school/public sector finance/resources management information systems. E.g. SIMS

o Successful experience in the submission of bids securing funding in the public sector

Skills and abilities

Essential:

o Exceptional planning and organisational skills including management deadlines

o Excellent written and verbal communication

o Highly developed interpersonal skills

o An ability to analyse data and evidence of higher level ICT skills

o An ability to manage databases and the quality of the data

o An ability to use initiative and prioritise work

o Being accurate and well organised in approach to work

o An ability to interpret legislation and regulations

o An ability to consult and share decision making with the senior team

o Ability to lead by example

o Skills and confidence to coach and mentor staff and tackle underperformance

Personal Qualities

Essential:

o Commitment to high educational, professional and personal standards

o Respect for young people and their needs

o Commitment to equal opportunities

o A relentless drive for excellence

o Ability to keep calm under pressure

Desirable:

o To have strong awareness of professionalism and confidentiality

o To have a good sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

  • 27 days annual leave, rising to 32 days after 5 years
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A supportive environment

Further details about the role

The role ofSchool Business Manageris central to the success of any school and we are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our Senior Leadership Team.

Kelvin Grove is a three form entry primary school in the London Borough of Lewisham.We have a nursery with 18 full time places and a further 32 part time places.Our ASD Resource Base is an integral part of the school and offers 24 places to pupils from across the borough with Autism.

We want all our children to develop a love of learning that remains with them for life.We also want them to develop the values and skills they will need to succeed in and contribute to, the diverse world in which they live.

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)
medical
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 Kelvin Grove Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
594 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
02086996300

We are a three form entry primary school in the London Borough of Lewisham. We have a nursery with 18 full time places and a further 32 part time places for the morning and the afternoon. Rainbow ASD Resource Base is an integral part of the school and offers 24 places to pupils from across the borough with Autism. There is a well-established breakfast club and after school club, which supports families with childcare from 7.45am until 6pm. We have built an excellent and inclusive school community where children are proud of their achievements and excel in their learning.

We want all our children to develop a love of learning that remains with them for life. We also want them to develop the values and skills they will need to succeed in and contribute to, the diverse world in which they live.

Our school has an outstanding reputation for music and sports and children too are given opportunities to develop in the arts. We aim to recognise the talents in all and cultivate these.

It is our partnership with parents which allows us to continue to improve and maintain our high standards of learning and behaviour. The whole community takes pride in our school’s focus on rights for children which help us promote equality, tolerance and respect for all.

Arranging a visit to Kelvin Grove Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@kelvingrove.lewisham.sch.uk.

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