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School Business Manager
  • Employer: Lime Trust
  • Reference: LT/21/140454
  • Published: Mon 04/01/2021, 16:55 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 31/01/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £37,722- £40,869
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Havering

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School Business Manager

Do you want to join a leading Multi Academy Trust in a role providing professional leadership and management for schools in Havering?

Lime Trust is looking to appoint a dynamic School Business Manager to work across two of our Havering Special schools, with the passion and commitment to help drive these schools to become outstanding by setting high standards and procedures for others to follow.

If you’re looking to move into the School Business Manager role as the next stage of their career path, this is the perfect opportunity for you.


You’ll be a key member of the two schools’ management teams, working closely with the Headteacher’s, enabling the schools to continue on their journeys towards excellence.

As part of the senior leadership team, you’ll promote the highest standards and business ethos within the administrative function of the school. In addition, you’ll work creatively to ensure the most effective use of resources in support of the school’s learning objectives.

This role takes on a wide range of management functions across the schools including but not limited to financial resource management, administration management, management information and ICT.


We need someone who has a passion for improving business functions and understands the needs of primary/special school children and is able to relate to them.

You’ll need experience of working in a school or similar environment with supervision experience. You’ll show an understanding of the different pressures on a School Business Manager in school environments.

Excellent communication skills to be able work effectively with school leaders, governors and external providers is crucial. This extends to presenting a variety of information to stakeholder, as well as inspiring and motivating staff to get the best out of them.

Ultimately, you’ll be committed to school improvement, enthusiastic and keen to progress.


First and foremost, our children are delightful, eager to learn and make Lime Trust schools vibrant and fulfilling places to work. We have high expectations and a strong commitment to raising standards.

As well as investing in our staff through fantastic development opportunities and a quality working environment, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Cycle scheme
  • Support the government childcare voucher scheme
  • CPD opportunities including support with external courses for career development
  • Enhanced Maternity leave benefits


We wish to make the application process as straightforward as possible, so we just ask that you complete our online application form to provide further information and attach your CV. For more information, please contact Chris Macdonald from JGP, our retained consultants, on 07743016222 or email

Closing date 31st January 2021

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity, apply today!