4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st September or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 37.5 hrs per week, flexible working considered: 0.8 part time option), 40 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade G between £37,336 and £41,418

What skills and experience we're looking for

We currently have a vacancy for a School Business Manager to join our vibrant and inclusive Federation. This role is a crucial leadership role at the heart of our Federation. You will lead our brilliant and capable admin team, work alongside our Executive Head and support the leadership team with your business and financial strategy insight.

This role is well supported by capable leaders, administrators and support staff across two sites. You will be expected to communicate with Governors and support partners at Devon County Council.

Person Specification

Please apply if you are…

  • A good communicator who can relate well to all school stakeholders including School Governors

  • Well organised with high standards and excellent attention to detail

  • Enthusiastic, positive, friendly, reliable, discreet, honest and hard-working

  • Able to create and improve systems and processes across our organisation

  • Able to manage and prioritise a varied workload and deliver to tight deadlines

  • Committed to ensuring equality standards

  • Committed to improving yourself through reflection and training

Main Duties

  • Support the Executive Head in their non-teaching responsibilities related to Federation leadership, administration and management.

  • Prepare an annual budget for approval by the Executive Head, Governing Body and Local Authority. Oversee all financial systems across the Federation.

  • Provide a broad authoritative knowledge and extensive operational and practical experience to develop the non teaching processes of our Federation.

  • Take overall responsibility on a range of HR issues, such as managing absence, working conditions, and long service entitlement.

  • Work alongside existing staff to maximise their potential, lead, support and develop them to ensure HR, H&S and compliance duties are completed and our high standards remain.

  • Be a key holder for the Federation and oversee term time and non term time improvements to the school environment.

What the school offers its staff

Stoke Hill Federation is a thriving, popular and busy Federation that operates across two schools, our Infant School and our Junior School.

Stoke Hill Vision:

“We work together to make Stoke Hill a great place to learn, work and play”

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post. Please refer to our safeguarding policy for more information on our Federation website.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to complete a disclosure form prior to interview.

Applying for the job

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About Stoke Hill Infant and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
279 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Phone number
01392 667830

We are a happy, busy school with a vibrant multicultural dimension and inspiring outdoor environments. Our children are delightful, full of fun and with so much potential.

Our staff are a great team of people who work together to support one another to achieve the very best for the children.

Arranging a visit to Stoke Hill Infant and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email melissa.barton@stokehill.devon.sch.uk.

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