School Business Manager

High Street, Quarry Bank, Brierley Hill, DY5 2AD
£30,961.81 to £33,686.01 per annum
19 Mar 2021
16 Apr 2021
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Quarry Bank Primary is looking for a School Business Manager

to join our fantastic school.

If you…

  • have plenty of experience in managing the business and operations of schools;
  • are fully committed to achieving financial best value for schools;
  • understand, appreciate and value the role of team members;
  • can lead and manage development and improvement initiatives;
  • understand that in order to improve, high levels of challenge are essential;
  • see problems as something to overcome, not a barrier to progress;
  • constantly scan the horizon and advise leaders in preparation for change;
  • will nurture the school’s vision and values

…  we would like to meet you!



We wish to appoint someone with unwavering positivity, and an outstanding track record in the leadership and management of school business and operations. The successful candidate will be ambitious for the school and its learners, committed to the development of environment, self and others; and will be ready and motivated for an exciting new challenge. This role will provide you with the opportunity to combine your advanced level of knowledge, skills and operational understanding with our free-thinking, ambitious, and strategic school development vision.

The successful candidate will be part of a well-established senior leadership team who value the role of School Business Manager immensely. They will be supported throughout and given the space to ‘think outside the box’. The current arrangements for finance, premises and health and safety are stringent and of a high-quality, and we would love to utilise the experience of a new Business Manager to refine, improve and introduce new strategies to make our school as operationally excellent as possible.

We are prepared to discuss the role as a part-time (4 days a week) position (salary to be paid pro rata), should there be candidates who do not require a full-time position.

We are a large primary school with 380 children on roll and we pride ourselves in truly being part of the Quarry Bank community. If you would like to see the school before committing to a call or a visit, please view our interactive virtual tour. We are incredibly fortunate to have a beautiful school building!


Hours: 37 per week (would also consider 4 days a week part time appointment)/39 weeks per annum (to include 5 INSET days)

Salary: Grade 10, points 32 – 35 

Location: Quarry Bank Primary School, High Street, Quarry Bank, Brierley Hill, DY5 2AD

Start date: As soon as possible

If you would like an informal discussion about this opportunity to join our team, please contact Headteacher, Mr Alex Rawlings on 01384 818750 or via email

Applicants are welcomed and encouraged to visit the school - please telephone the school office to make an appointment.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 16th April 2021 at 12.00 noon

Interview date: week commencing 26th April 2021 – to be confirmed

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. References of short-listed candidates are sought prior to interview.

N.B. We reserve the right to close the vacancy before the advertised date if a large number of applications have been received.

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