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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Term time: Working Pattern: Term Time plus 5 INSET Days Hours: 34 hours per week. Working hours and pattern can be negotiated and discussed with successful applicant to be worked over 4 or 5 days or as a part time role with reduced hours)

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 8

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Knowledge and experience of finance leadership, including planning, forecasting, budget setting, overseeing preparation of accounts and statutory reporting.
  • The skills and ability to work with IT based management and financial information systems.
  • A working knowledge of Education HR and ability to manage the HR requirements of the school.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with parents, staff, governors, and external stakeholders
  • A proactive and flexible approach, with the ability to manage your own time effectively

Whilst you may not have experience of all areas of the role or working in an educational environment, you will have transferrable skills from existing employment and a desire to learn and take advantage of opportunities to develop. You will be able to work within a collaborative management organisation; supporting the Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body with sound financial advice and guidance, whilst taking responsibility for your own area of work.

What the school offers its staff

St Chad’s is a warm, welcoming inclusive and friendly school. We have 170 children on role and a strong committed staff team. We are seeking a professional, enthusiastic, self-motivated Business Manager with excellent people skills. This role is pivotal to the organisation, with responsibility for the strategic management of financial operations, the day-to-day management of the school office, human resources, premises and health & safety for the overall management & leadership of our administrative functions, finance, human resources, premises, health & safety and IT systems. We are looking for a strong and experienced candidate who can provide strategic vision and leadership in all aspects of office administration that could transfer into a school setting.

Further details about the role

St Chad’s CE School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring and background check.

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 St. Chad's Church of England Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
185 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Arranging a visit to St. Chad's Church of England Primary and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email llewis@stchadsce.cheshire.sch.uk.

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