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School Business Manager

Vacancy Summary
Whybridge Infant School
Grade 8 points 35 to 39
Whybridge Infant School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
35 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
16/10/2019 at 16:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Whybridge Infant School

Ford Lane



RM13 7AR

Tel: 01708 551712


School Business Manager

Hours: 35 Hours per week/39 weeks per year (term time plus inset)

Grade: Grade 8 points 35 to 39. FTE £39,774 - £43,590 p.a.

Contract Type: Permanent

Start Date: 1st December 2019 or by agreement


An opportunity has arisen to join the enthusiastic and dedicated team at Whybridge Infant School. The Governors and Head Teacher invite applications for the post of School Business Manager on the retirement of the long-standing and highly regarded School Business Manager at the end of Autumn Term.

Whybridge Infant School is a popular and successful three-form infant school. Applications are invited from highly motivated individuals who can successfully lead our efficient and professional school office and who are innovative and business-minded. You will be expected to take the lead in the financial, operational and business aspects of the school, working with the Head Teacher to ensure the school’s resources are used as effectively as possible to meet its educational aims and maintain high levels of health, safety and security for all stakeholders. You will also be a member of the school Senior Management Team and the line manager and the performance manager of designated school support staff.

The successful applicant will be a strong communicator, a strategic and commercial thinker with a proven track record of financial and project management and effective leadership of teams. School-based experience is desirable but not essential for this important role.

The post is available from 1st December 2019 although a later start date can be negotiated for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be a person who:

  • Is enthusiastic and committed
  • Is organised, efficient and able to work in a busy environment
  • Has excellent communication skills at all levels, is a team player and has a desire to raise standards for all our children
  • Is able to take the lead on all financial matters within school
  • Can play a strategic role in school improvement and improve the financial value of provision and services
  • Has the organisational and leadership skills to run the school office efficiently and professionally

Whybridge Infant School can offer you:

  • highly committed, enthusiastic and professional staff
  • a well-resourced environment and a strong commitment to School Improvement
  • children who are eager to learn
  • a commitment to continuous professional development
  • a committed and supportive Governing Board
  • a busy, happy and growing school which is making a real difference in children’s lives.

Prospective candidates are very welcome and encouraged to visit the school, please contact us on 01708 551712 to arrange a visit with Miss Susannah Longhurst, Head Teacher.


Please apply online.

Closing Date: 4pm Wednesday 16 October 2019

Short Listing Date: Thursday 17 October 2019

Interview Date: Monday 28 October 2019

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
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