School Business Manager

Discovery Academy, Vernons Lane, Nuneaton, CV11 5SS
£35,703 - £41,824 per annum
27 Jul 2018
19 Aug 2018
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
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About Us

Discovery Academy is a relatively new setting in Nuneaton catering for children with social, emotional and mental health needs and / or autism, aged between 9 years and 19 years. MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation.

We are currently recruiting for a commercially focused Business Manager to join our team.

The Role

38.0 Hours per Week

Reporting to the Principal you will be responsible for the leadership and management of all non-academic areas of the school including finance, administration, facilities, IT, security, health & safety, transport and maintenance. The Head of Finance, ICT and Facilities also has oversight of these aspects across all our schools and you will work closely with them, being mutually supportive and driving provision forwards.

You will also work closely with internal and external stakeholders to successfully deliver the vision, ethos, aims and objectives of the academy. You will develop and maintain key relationships with local authorities, suppliers and regulatory bodies. Within your bursary role you will produce accounts and conduct audits in line with the Trust’s financial policies and procedures and report to the local advisory board of the school on income and expenditure.

Key Requirements

You will be hold a degree level qualification or equivalent and have demonstrative experience of Profit and Loss accounts and cash flow forecasts in a commercial environment. Experience of leadership and management of a multi-disciplinary team is essential and you will have general management and specialist experience in at least one bursarial function. Experience in school finances using SIMS / FMS or equivalent would be desirable.

Additional Information & How to Apply

Discovery Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Please apply online:

Closing Date: 17 August 2018

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