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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: Salary: Grade 10 Points 20 - 23 Hours: 37 Hours per week Contract type: 52 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 10 Points 20 - 23

What skills and experience we're looking for

Following the retirement of our current SBM, the Headteacher and Governors of St Mary’s Catholic Primary School are looking to recruit a highly motivated, forward thinking, experienced School Business Manager to join our team.

The role

The successful individual will play a key role in overseeing the non-teaching aspects of school development, supporting the school in providing an exceptional learning environment and experience for our children and community. The role encompasses responsibility for the strategic development and operation for the business functions of our school. This includes financial resource management, ICT and information management, facility and property management, health and safety, strategic operations for human resources as well as statutory compliance.

We are looking for someone who:

  • brings experience in a similar role, ideally in an education setting
  • has skills in managing finance and budgets, personnel and payroll procedures, and resource allocation
  • has a good understanding of school health, safety, first-aid and safeguarding protocols
  • is exceptionally organised, manages time well and pays attention to detail
  • is experienced in complex project planning and delivery
  • is kind, friendly and professional

What the school offers its staff

  • An enthusiastic, supportive and forward thinking team with a commitment to wellbeing and work life balance
  • Regular training and continued professional development.
  • Support and development through an effective appraisal system and regular feedback from monitoring.
  • Support from an experienced Headteacher, Leadership Team and Governing Board.
  • a supportive network of colleagues from local schools who collaborate to ensure the best for all children in the Local Authority.
  • Friendly, motivated, committed staff
  • The chance to work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos
  • Friendly, motivated, committed staff
  • The chance to work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos
  • Happy, engaged and well-motivated children (Behaviour, Personal Development and Attitudes Outstanding Ofsted Dec 2018)

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to nbrown@st-marys.derbyshire.sch.uk

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About St Mary's Catholic Primary

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
418 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01246 232170

Primary School 4 - 11

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Catholic Primary

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nbrown@st-marys.derbyshire.sch.uk.

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