13 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    3 June 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £32,076 and £37,336

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an efficient and enthusiastic, part time School Business Manager for our federation of schools.

Salary: Grade H Point 23-29. £32,076 to £37,336 ( Pro- rata )

22 hours a week, term time only. Required to start June 2024. Full handover available if required.

You will need to demonstrate that you:

  • have a proven track record of effective financial management
  • contribute to the overall ethos, work and the aims of the school
  • be responsible for overall financial management of income and costs e.g. payroll and budget preparations
  • be responsible for identifying and exploiting cost saving and procurement opportunities
  • meet all policy, statutory and reporting obligations

Candidates will need to have:

  • experience of working in a school, and finance would be preferable
  • experience of operating at strategic levels within an organisation
  • experience of dealing with personnel & HR issues
  • excellent communication skills
  • ability to gain the confidence of a wide group of stakeholders
  • demonstrate a high standard of literacy & IT presentation skills
  • Appropriate IT skills are essential. A good knowledge of Excel & SIMs (desirable)

Visits to the school are welcomed and any questions can be emailed to our current School Business Manager, Mrs Biant at finance@ilsleys.w-berks.sch.uk. Please note the schools are closed for the Easter break from Thursday 28 March and we return on Monday 15 April. Emails will not be responded to during the break.

Please check our website for details about the school and the federation on www.theilsleysprimary.net, where you will also find application documents as well as a job description and person specification.

Closing date: 26.04.24 Interview date: TBC

The federation of Hampstead Norreys C E and The Ilsleys primary schools and West Berkshire Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to Criminal Records Bureau check along with other relevant employment checks

What the school offers its staff

Hampstead Norreys CE Primary School and The Ilsleys Primary school are warm, friendly places to work where you will work as part of a team and help support our everyday life.

There could also be an opportunity through the apprenticeship scheme to offer training should the successful candidate wish to do this. If you are interested, please enquire at time of application.

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 finance@ilsleys.w-berks.sch.uk

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Ilsleys Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
61 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01635 281 225

Arranging a visit to The Ilsleys Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@ilsleys.w-berks.sch.uk.

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