School Business Manager

SCP 35-39
08 Aug 2018
24 Aug 2018
Becky Pendlebury
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Annualised Hours

Required for September 2018

Post:             School Business Manager

Location:     Silkmore Primary Academy, Exeter Street, Stafford ST17 4EG

Employer:    Reach2 Academy Trust  - Silkmore Academy

Hours:          3 – 4 days per week (candidate preference), all year round.   

Salary:         Scale point 34 to 39 FTE £30,756 - £35,229

Contract:     Temporary Fixed Term Contract until February 2020


About The Role:

We are seeking an exceptional and entrepreneurial individual to join our team and lead the business management at Silkmore Primary Academy.   This is a fixed term temporary contract within the REAch2 Trust based at Silkmore until February 2020.  There may be an opportunity for a permanent role at the end of the fixed term.

Key responsibilities of this role will include the leadership of Finance, HR, Premises, ICT and Administration together with line management of Admin staff, the Site Manager and Catering Supervisor.

We invite candidates with substantial experience in School Business Management 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

We offer:

·       A competitive salary

·       The chance to network with outstanding school leaders

·       CPD

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

You will be joining the REAch2 Academy Trust, a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance.  The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.


Closing Date: Friday 24th August 2018

Application Form:

Email for an application pack. 

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