Business & Finance Manager - Coventry Extended Learning Centre & Hospital Education Service

Swanswell Extended Learning Centre
£42,683 - £48,126 per annum
15 Aug 2019
17 Sep 2019
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
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The role

You will be responsible to the Head of Alternative Provision for the overall business performance and financial management of the service.  This will include:

  •  To deliver on the clear vision of Alternative Provision (AP) to deliver outstanding education, by providing strategic leadership and professional management of all support roles and services.  To drive a culture of continuous improvement in all operational areas.
  •  To be a highly visible and credible leader within the Coventry Extended Learning Centre and Hospital Education Leadership Team and work to support the Management Board.

 You’ll need

  • A relevant professional qualification in business management and/or finance
  • Experience of developing and implementing business development strategies and effective and efficient financial and budgetary management and reporting.

 About us

Coventry Education Partnership is at an extremely exciting time in its development and you will play a key role in continuing to develop and transform Alternative Provision across Coventry, providing clear leadership and direction to teams and delivering positive outcomes for children and young people.  In particular, you will support the Coventry Extended Learning Centre (a Pupil Referral Unit across three sites) and the Hospital Education Service (Whitmore Park Annexe, Home Tuition and tuition at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire).

We welcome applicants who are enthusiastic, solution-focused and highly motivated in playing a key role in providing and developing a successful Alternative Provision service in Coventry. 

Working Hours:  37.0 Hours per Week

Interview Date:  30/09/2019


In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, 'MyCar' scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.

Key Requirements

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is covered by the Code of Practice on the English language fluency for public sector workers.

Please note we will communicate any interview arrangements with you via email, so please check your email and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

When recruiting, we review candidates against our Behaviour Framework . To find out more information about the Behaviour Framework please click here.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Need help with your application?

If you would like support in completing your application, then help is available at the Job Shop. 

Coventry City Council’s Job Shop is a free service for all Coventry residents. Come in and see one of our dedicated advisers and receive 1 to 1 support.

We are open Monday-Friday 9.15-4.30pm (Thursday 10.30)

Address: 1 Bull Yard, Coventry, CV1 1LH

Phone: 024 7678 5740



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Business & Finance Manager Job Description

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