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School Business Manager
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/22/220430
  • Published: Wed 23/11/2022, 15:06 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 14/12/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade PO9 – PO11, £55,980 – £68,343
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hillyfield Primary Academy, Higham Hill Road, Walthamstow, , Hillyfield Primary Academy, Higham Hill Road, 127 Aveling Park Road, Waltham Forest

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School Business Manager

School Business Manager

Hillyfield Primary Academy

Full-time permanent position

Commencement: February/March 2023

 Grade: PO9- PO11

Salary Range: £55,980 to £68,343

The Executive Headteacher and Governors of Hillyfield Primary Academy are looking to appoint an experienced School Business Manager to play a key role in the financial management, administration and leadership of our school.  We are looking for an exceptional individual for this pivotal role within the school leadership team. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent financial, literacy and I.T. skills and have the ability to lead a team effectively. Relevant professional qualifications would be desirable. If you have a successful track record, attention to detail, the ability to prioritise your work, meet deadlines and inspire your team, we would be keen to hear from you.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for undertaking:

  • Financial management and marketing.
  • Reporting to and advising senior leaders and governors.
  • HR.
  • Overseeing support staff, facilities, catering, IT support, health, safety, wellbeing and risk assessment.
  • Management of a large team of employees

The successful candidate will have:

  • Extensive budget management, monitoring and financial reporting experience.
  • Extensive H.R. knowledge and experience
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to prioritise workloads and work well under pressure delivering to tight deadlines.
  • A highly professional attitude demonstrating discretion and confidentiality.
  • Proven track record of managing large school or multi school budgets.
  • Proven skills and abilities of successful leadership and managing staff.

In return we offer:

  • Highly motivated, well-behaved children who enjoy coming to school.
  • A very capable team of dedicated staff who are committed to maintaining high standards.
  • A supportive Governing Body committed to continuing school improvement.
  • Leadership support and professional development opportunities.
  • Complementary Health Care Insurance (cash plan)
  • Employee Tech and Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Free Parking

Potential applicants are warmly encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the school office, by telephone (020 8527 7934) or e-mail to make an appointment or request an application pack. Alternatively, download an application pack from our website and send completed applications to the above email address.

Applications close: Wednesday 14th December 2022 (12 noon)

Short listing: Wednesday 14th December 2022

Interviews: Friday 6th January 2023


Hillyfield Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding children and expects all who work at the school to share this commitment; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check