12 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 2pm

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£46,464.00 - £49,498.00 Annually (Actual)

School Business Manager - Special Needs School job summary

Post: School Business Manager

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding challenge? Do you believe that all children can learn regardless of their obstacles? Are you a positive, driven person who can inspire others?

West SILC is seeking to appoint a School Business Manager to start as soon as possible. We cater for pupils between the ages of 2 and 19 with a range of special educational needs and learning difficulties and disabilities, who are based on specialist sites and mainstream partnership schools (7 sites in total) including two hydrotherapy pools:


The Powerhouse (including Studio and Hub), Springfield Mills, Farsley;

The Foundry, Sunnybank Mills, Farsley;

Co-operative Academy Priesthorpe;

Farnley Academy

Hollybush Primary School

Area Inclusion Partnership – West 11 and West 14.

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a skilled and experienced individual to work as part of the leadership team to make a significant contribution to the long-term strategic success of the whole SILC.

You will be responsible for:

Ensuring financial stability including developing business and financial partnerships to secure new sources of funding;

The management and maintenance of the buildings, facilities, and grounds, including health and safety.

Lead and develop the administrative staff team that support the SILC – Human resources; office staff; site staff and ICT.

As an effective team player, you will have a proven track record of success in a similar role, together with relevant qualifications and outstanding interpersonal and communication skills. You will have the ability to combine practical, organisational, financial and project management skills. We will offer you professional development opportunities and a very supportive and caring team of staff.

Visit to the SILC / conversation with the principal is actively encouraged:

  • Wednesday 27th March 11.30am
  • Tuesday 16th April 1.00pm
  • Monday 22nd April 3.30pm

Please contact the school office on 0113 3862450 to confirm your attendance.

West SILC is wholly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications from everyone, irrespective of gender, race, marital status, age, disability, religion or faith.

A satisfactory enhanced DBS check is required for appointment to this post. The successful candidate must be a car driver – you will be expected to work across all sites if required. All shortlisted candidates are subject to online checks.

All application forms to be completed via My New Term. Please attach a covering letter and any supporting information.

Closing date: Thursday 25th April at 1.00pm, Interviews Week beginning 29th April

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 West Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
245 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

School location

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