Hours of work: 0.6 FTE (21 hours per week)
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: Wednesday 29 September 2021 at Noon
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Willingdon Primary School, Rapsons Road, Willingdon, East Sussex, BN20 9RJ
Phone: 01232 482619
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
Willingdon Primary School are seeking an experienced School Business Manager to lead finance and operations 3 days per week (0.6 FTE).
This strategic role is an important and highly valued part of our Senior Leadership Team, with overarching responsibility for all operational areas including: finance, HR, back/front office functions, premises, project management, catering, ICT and the extended school offering.
Willingdon Primary School is a dynamic school committed to getting the best from all staff and gaining excellent outcomes for all children. We have a proven track record of developing our staff and working in a collaborative way within the school and in partnership with other schools.
We can offer you:
• A friendly, dedicated and committed staff team.
• Delightful children with a willingness to learn.
• Excellent support for your career development.
• A really great school site with excellent facilities.
The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of finance and HR within a school setting, experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams and outstanding project management and organisation skills. A school business management qualification is highly desirable and essential to progress to the top of the advertised pay scale.
Candidates will be friendly, approachable and able to communicate effectively with all stakeholders.
If you are looking for a position where you can use your skills, experience and influence to really make a difference to the way an organisation operates and are passionate about delivering the best possible outcomes for children, this is the role for you.
For an informal discussion, please call the Headteacher, Gemma Roxburgh, on 01232 482619.
For an application pack please visit the school website and download an application form from the Vacancies Tab.
The closing date for applications is noon on the 29th September 2021.
PLEASE NOTE, WE CANNOT ACCEPT CVs
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.