School Business Manager

Primrose Hill School, London, NW1 8JL

3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



PO3 £40,155 to £43,356 pro-rata

School Business Manager job summary

42 weeks per year (term time + 3 weeks) 35 hours per week (8am-4pm)
Salary: PO3 33-36 | £40,155 - £43,356 pro-rata (£37,541-£40,534 actual)

Required as soon as possible
We invite applications from enterprising and flexible individuals with energy and vision, to join our senior team as our new School Business Manager. Primrose Hill Primary School is a happy and inclusive two-form entry mainstream primary school in Camden. We are a forward thinking and creative school with exceptional children who are keen to learn and a committed and friendly staff team. We are looking for an accomplished, well-experienced candidate who can provide strategic vision and leadership in all aspects of school administration, in particular Finance, Premises and Facilities and Human Resources.

You will:
• Have good interpersonal and leadership skills
• Demonstrate excellent communication skills
• Be highly organised, reliable and able to use time management skills effectively
• Have high expectations
• Be approachable and friendly
• Possess self-motivation and initiative to work as part of a team as well as individually
• Have excellent numeracy and literacy skills
• Have the qualification for School Business Management or a willingness to undertake the training

The successful candidate will have confidence and experience in strategic planning; school administration and management; finance; budget planning and implementation; procurement; human resources; facilities management; governance and the ability to head varied teams of support staff in a school environment. Importantly, they will also be flexible and well-organised and able to manage time efficiently.

We offer:
• A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards
• A supportive and inclusive school community where everyone is valued
• Excellent professional development and training opportunities
• A welcoming, friendly and talented staff team and supportive and active Governing Body.

Primrose Hill Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be taken up before interview and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check

Applying for the job

If you think this might be the job for you, please come and visit us.
Please contact Julia Chalfen, the current School Business Manager at to make an appointment. Application packs and candidate information are available in the ‘Vacancies’ section of the school website.
CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 29th June 2022 at 9am
Interviews: w/c 4th July 2022 (Please note: we may interview on receipt of application)

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Primrose Hill School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
450 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
020 7722 8500

A happy and inclusive two-form entry mainstream primary school in Camden, in the heart of Primrose Hill. We are a forward thinking and creative school with exceptional children who are keen to learn and a committed and friendly staff team.

Arranging a visit to Primrose Hill School

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged. Please contact the SBM on the above email address.

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