School Business Professional

John Comyn Drive, Worcester, WR3 7NS
Starting £25,000 per annum (Spot salary)
22 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Russell Dalton
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Starting Salary: £25,000

The Rivers CofE Academy Trust - North Worcester Primary Academy

Start date: 1st September (or as soon as possible after this date pending notice periods)

37 hours per week, all year round

25 days (rising to 30 after 5 years’ service) annual leave & bank holidays

An exciting opportunity has become available due to an internal promotion for an ambitious and aspiring School Business Professional (SBP) who has the desire and drive to develop further, to work with two of the family of schools within our growing multi-academy trust.  We are proud to have a team of highly talented and experienced professionals who work passionately to support our schools in creating inspiring learning opportunities and improving life chances for all.  This is an outstanding opening into the academy sector, business and finance is a growing area of opportunity for career progression for talented individuals.

As the SBP you will be fully supported through your development and will be mentored through a modern apprenticeship (if required).  You will have the passion and desire to further develop your skills in business management, be a team player with leadership skills. 

As a strong communicator you will be integral to support school leaders and taking on the responsibilities of the main SBP competencies of:

  • Leading support services
  • Finance
  • HR
  • Infrastructure
  • Procurement
  • Marketing

The supportive and collaborative approach of the trust will allow you to thrive.

The benefits of working for our trust are wide and varied, but include:

  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Study release
  • Membership of Worcestershire Association of School Business Managers
  • A position in a trust committed to improving outcomes and aspirations for all its pupils and staff
  • A commitment to continuous professional development opportunities
  • A friendly and inclusive trust community
  • A full well-being package

If you feel you have these skills together with a flexible and enthusiastic approach, we would like to hear from you.  For further information or to apply for the role please contact the Director of Operation, Russell Dalton, on 01905 953858 or by emailing  The Job Description and application can be found at

The trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful application will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure & Barring Service.

This post is subject to a successful probationary period.

Closing date: Monday 16th August 12 noon

Interview to be held on: W/C 16th August

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