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Primary School Business Manager

Stour Vale Academy Trust
Newtown Primary School B70 0ES
£36,648 - £39,186 per annum
Closing date
19 Feb 2024

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Job Type
Schools / Academies - Support staff roles
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Part time / Term time only will also be considered

About Newtown Primary School

Newtown Primary School is a one form entry school which has 223 pupils on roll. The school also provides nursery provision. The school is situated in West Bromwich adjacent to the Sheep-wash Nature Reserve. Newtown serves an established community; many parents and grandparents of current pupils also attended the school. The pupils at Newtown demonstrate an eagerness to learn. They are very proud of their school and enjoy welcoming visitors.

Our vision is to provide excellent education and wonderful childhood experiences for all our children. Children and staff feel safe to learn and flourish. Staff at Newtown work to enable every member of the school community achieve our school values and become successful learners, responsible citizens and resilient individuals.

Pupils at Newtown benefit from a wide and varied curriculum delivered by an enthusiastic and committed staff who go above and beyond for our learners every day. Children can take part in a variety of extra-curricular activities such as forest schools.


Our multi-academy trust was founded in 2017 and developed from collaboration between schools, the significant positive impact of which convinced three schools, two secondary and one primary, that together we would have much greater capacity to continuously improve. Over time, Stour Vale has steadily grown. We began as a cross-phase multi-academy trust and as we have grown, both secondary and primary schools have joined us. There are currently nine member schools, four primary, one junior and four secondaries, with a further primary school and an infant school school due to join in 2024.

As a successful family of schools, delivering high-quality education for the communities we serve, Stour Vale values its diversity. Each school brings their own distinct character, community, history and identity. We celebrate the uniqueness of member schools, recognising that there is a great deal to learn from education in different contexts. This is also the reason why we remain outward-looking, committed to learning from research and excellent practice across the education system.

Hours: Full Time

Salary: Grade 9

The Governing Body and the central team are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated business manager to join the team at Newtown Primary School.

The role requires a dedicated, flexible and organised person who will approach work with a positive attitude, honesty, confidentiality and integrity. The successful applicant will receive support from the Trust’s Chief Finance Officer and Trust’s Business Leader. The Business Manager will be a member of each school’s Senior Leadership team as well as being a member of the Trusts’ Business Managers group.

For further information regarding the role and how to apply, please view the attached recruitment pack.

Closing date: 19th February 2024

Newtown Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary safeguarding checks will be undertaken and must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertaken can be found in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022

This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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