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School Business Manager

  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Reference: SCH/23/249156
  • Published: Wed 19/07/2023, 11:13 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 20/09/2023, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week, 40 weeks per year
  • Salary: £24,789 to £27,599
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Woodchurch Road Primary School, Merseyside

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School Business Manager

Band G
36.00 Working Hours –  40 Weeks per Year

5 years’ service) + bank holidays 
An individualised, funded, training plan 
Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme 
Annual Flu Jab 
Cycle to Work Scheme 
Green Car Scheme 

If you have any questions, or would like an informal chat about the role, please get in touch by contacting Diane Walley at Cheshire Academies Trust on 07989 355391 or email

Woodchurch Road Academy are looking to appoint a skilled and experienced Business Manager to lead their non-teaching operations. We are looking for a confident, experienced professional, who has a self-driven approach to problem solving and high-level communication, literacy and numeracy skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with enthusiasm and drive to join the senior leadership team of a high performing school. The successful post holder will work alongside committed and like-minded colleagues, both in school and as part of the Trust’s wider network of school business professionals. 
Our new Business Manager will provide overall strategic leadership and management at school level regarding all aspects of finance, administration, HR, and operational support. The post holder will be our leading support staff professional. In this role, they will provide leadership and management to Woodchurch Road’s non-teaching support staff. They will work within the Trust’s financial framework and maintain a strong relationship with the Trust’s central team to ensure the academy’s business and financial procedures deliver the highest possible standards. 

Whilst you may not have experience of all areas of the role or working in an educational environment, you will have transferrable skills from existing employment and a desire to learn and take advantage opportunities to develop. You will be able to work within a collaborative management organisation; supporting the Senior Leadership Team with sound financial advice and guidance, whilst taking responsibility for your own area of work. In addition to being a valued member of our fantastic team, 
we can offer: 
Permanent contract (following successful 6-month probationary period), Annual pay increases on a national pay scale (performance related), Pro-rated annual leave of 27 days + bank holidays (rising to 32 days after 5 years)

The school is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of our children and expects the same level of commitment from all staff. 
This post is subject to an Enhanced Level CRB check.
All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability

Woodchurch Road Primary School
Woodchurch Road
CH42 9LJ
Tel: 0151 652 3104