This job expired on 2 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    2 May 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    18 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Flexible: This is a term time only contract. Full-time or part-time will be considered.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Actual salary between £32,490-£36,043

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a qualified and highly motivated professional to the post of School Business Manager for Simonside Primary School as part of the newly established ONE (Owl North East) Trust, a multi-academy trust. We are looking for a dynamic, organised, friendly business manager to join our dedicated and hardworking team of professionals.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a flexible, agile workstyle within a leadership role, demonstrating a strong collaborative ethos and excellent decision making skills
  • Hold an accountancy qualification/or working towards this (e.g. AAT, CIMA, CIPFA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Have a resilient attitude, with a specialism in one of the following areas: Finance, Procurement, Estates Management or Human Resources
  • Be in alignment with the school’s and our trust vision, ‘to build a shared learning community in which children, young people, staff and parents discover their talents, realise their potential, and develop a passion for learning that endures throughout their lives.’

What the school offers its staff

  • A friendly working environment
  • A competitive salary
  • A brand new building with state-of-art facilities
  • A commitment to your on-going training and professional development as part of our ONE Trust offer

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 One (Owl North East) Trust

Multi-academy trust
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The ONE (Owl North East) Trust is a multi-academy trust in the North East of England.

The Trust was established on 1st January 2024 with its main aim being to advance the education of the pupils and school communities it serves.

ONE Trust is a foundation trust of eight primary schools located in the outer west of the city of Newcastle upon Tyne. We are responsible for the education of over two thousand six hundred pupils between the ages of 3 and 11. We are a strong learning community where our pupils have highly positive experiences and attain good standards.

Our school catchments cover an area of ten square miles that are bordered by the tidal stretches of the River Tyne, the Northumberland County boundary and the main conurbation of the City of Newcastle.

Arranging a visit to One (Owl North East) Trust

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

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