School Business Manager St Clare's School, Derby, Derbyshire

Job description

• To make a major contribution to the successful management and business administration of the Academy and the MAT
• To ensure the business management function supports the educational aims of the Academy and the MAT
• To ensure the Academy develops as a business, generating and maximising income, making effective use of resources and achieving best value for money

Essential educational requirements

• Business management experience in a senior or middle management position
• Experience of working with or for a school or academy in a business support function
• Managing budgets, financial systems and accounts
• Line management of staff teams and projects
• Procurement and gaining value for money

Essential qualifications

• Management or professional qualification (in a relevant discipline)
• Experience of working in an academy and/or MAT organisation
• Experience of working with special schools
• Income generation
• Buildings compliance / health and safety experience

Essential skills and experience

• A demonstrable, passionate commitment to improving the lives and opportunities of children and young people with special educational needs and challenging behaviours
• Proven leadership and decision-making skills
• Excellent time management, organisational and administrative skills
• Excellent numeracy, literacy and communication skills, with the ability to liaise with and influence a wide range of stakeholders
• Excellent ICT skills - MS Office products, finance packages and other software
• Knowledge of relevant legislation (employment, information management, health and safety etc.)
• Ability to work with tact, diplomacy and discretion and maintain confidentiality
• A professional, pragmatic, and risk-based approach
• Ability to develop effective teamwork and promote and maintain effective relationships
• Creative thinking with the ability to anticipate and solve problems • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and remain calm in a pressurised environment

About St Clare's School

Rough Heanor Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE3 9AZ
Not Applicable