Academy Business Leader (Glebe Academy)

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 3HZ
NJC SCP 32 – 38 £35,745 - £41,881
19 Jul 2021
03 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Salary - £35,745 - £41,881 *starting point negotiable according to skills and experience

37 hours per week Full year with 35 days’ holidays (plus bank holidays); a generous local authority pension scheme and the opportunity for some remote working.

Glebe Academy is a 3-11 Single Academy Trust situated in Fenton, Stoke on Trent and currently rated ‘Outstanding’. We are looking for an experienced Academy Business Leader with strong leadership and management skills, ambition and drive who shares our organisation’s values and who can provide the strategic and operational leadership and management for our academy operations including Finance, HR, ICT, premises, health and safety, catering and administration. You will join a strong, forward-looking and supportive leadership team and will work with the Principal and Trustees to secure its continuing success and support further development and growth of the Academy.

As a potential candidate you:

Will have a demonstrable track record of success in the effective leadership and delivery of business support services

Will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, influence and negotiate effectively

Will be strategically influential with the ability to translate vision into success

Role Outline

We require a high-performing, energetic and flexible individual to ensure the smooth running of all the non-teaching aspects of this high-achieving organisation. The post-holder will be a key member of the Leadership Team, with a pivotal role in the strategic development and planning for the whole school.

Role Purpose:

To make a major contribution to the successful management and business administration of the Academy.

supporting the Principal in the strategic leadership of the Academy – including leading the Academy Finance, HR, Premises, ICT, Health and Safety and Administration functions

To be the senior operational lead, ensuring the business management function supports the educational aims of the Academy

To ensure the Academy develops as a business, generating and maximising income, making effective use of resources and achieving best value for money


Contact Details: Telephone: 01782 234868