School Business Manager St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School, Bournemouth, Dorset

Job description

School Business Manager - Part-time 30 hours per week, 41 weeks per year

St Peter's is a very successful and oversubscribed school, located in Bournemouth. We are a growing school who now require a new School Business Manager following the retirement of the current post holder. The post is part-time, 30 hours per week, 41 weeks per year. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team the post attracts a Leadership Scale 5 salary, together with membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

The School Business Manager is responsible for managing the strategy and operation of the business functions of the school, including financial management, health and safety, human resources, compliance and administration. As a member of the School Leadership Team, they will advise on and implement the day to day support that enables the school to operate effectively and efficiently, and that allows other members of the leadership team to focus on teaching and learning. Accounts experience is essential, together with the desire for further training and qualifications in School Business Management, where appropriate.

We are a caring community with resolute focus on delivering outstanding teaching and learning. St Peter's is an 'all through school' that was designated GOOD with OUTSTANDING features by Ofsted in September 2017. It is delightfully situated on the Dorset Coast with ready access to the New Forest, both areas rich with opportunities for outdoor pursuits.

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 12 noon on Monday, 9th September 2019. Visits to the school are welcome. Successful applicants will be required to attend a two day selection process, which will include a number of activities and tasks.

Further details and application forms are available on the school website:

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

• Recognised management/business degree or equivalent related professional qualification

Essential qualifications

• Recognised management/business degree or equivalent related professional qualification

Essential skills and experience

• Managing strategic financial plans
• Managing budgets, financial reporting and seeking Best Value
• Experience of Change Management
• Line Management Experience
• Understanding of HR legislation
• Managing Health and Safety in the workplace
• Successful leadership and management experience

About St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School

St Catherine's Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6 4AH
All Through
St Peter's Catholic Comprehensive School website (opens in a new window)