School Business Manager

Oakfield Primary Academy, Oakfield Road, Rugby, Warwickshire CV22 6AU
Scale K SCP 23-26 FTE £32,798-£35336
14 Jun 2022
31 Jul 2022
Job Ref
Jo Fricker
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Required 1st September 2022

Hours: 37 hours term time only plus 3 weeks

About The Role:

Due to an internal promotion, Oakfield Primary Academy is looking to appoint an exceptional and entrepreneurial individual to join our team and lead the business management at Oakfield Primary Academy.  Key responsibilities of this role will include the leadership of Finance, HR, Premises, ICT and Administration.  The post holder will sit on the school’s senior leadership team under the direction of the Headteacher.

At Oakfield Primary Academy we inspire children to believe in themselves and each other. We create a safe, happy and inclusive environment that encourages independence, resilience and learning.

Together we are curious and creative, we love to learn new things and discover new skills and ask lots of questions.

We are committed to working in partnership with our community and teach our children to be respectful citizens, preparing them for the challenge and opportunities of our future world.

We celebrate our diversity and nurture our differences. We are all unique!

We invite candidates from a range of professional backgrounds, who can demonstrate the ability to operate strategically, communicate effectively and who will share our passion for education.

You will need to have experience in leading and motivating teams and a strong understanding of business.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A strategic thinker
  • Experienced at school business, finance and resources management
  • Skilled at managing systems and people Able to think creatively and problem-solve
  • Innovative in using new technology to enhance efficiency and effectiveness
  • Excited by the prospect of this role and the continual development of systems in our new setting.

We offer:

  • Strong, supportive leadership and a caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff team
  • A commitment to providing high quality professional development
  • Encouragement to develop new ideas
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to change the lives and futures of our children
  • The chance to network with outstanding school leaders

Closing Date: Applications will be considered on admission
Interview Date: To be confirmed

You are warmly invited to contact us to arrange an informal discussion, please contact the School Business Manager, Jo Fricker on 01788 565021. Email:

Application forms should be submitted to Mrs Leah Adams, Headteacher, via email to

Additional Information

Oakfield Primary Academy and REAch2 are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with a Children’s Barred List Check and two satisfactory references.

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

We are proud of ourselves. We are proud of each other. We are proud of our community.




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