Business Manager (Ark Castledown Primary Academy)
Hours of work: 36
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)
Closing date: 9am Monday 12 June 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Ark Castledown Primary Academy
Phone: 01424 444046
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
About the role
Ark Castledown Primary Academy
Ark Castledown Primary Academy is a successful and popular school in the heart of Hastings. Last year pupil outcomes were above national averages in all areas, and significantly above for KS2.
As part of the Ark schools network we are committed to making sure that every child has access to a great education and real choices in life. We know that great schools need great leaders, which is why we offer you the very best training and support at every stage of your career.
We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated Business Manager to join our Leadership Team. This role will involve leading on finance, HR, and site management across the academy. We can offer you excellent opportunities for professional development as well as the support and guidance of an experienced and outstanding senior leadership team. You will also benefit from considerable administrative and site support in the form of our Regional Finance Director, Academy Site Manager, Receptionist and Academy Secretary. The Castledown team work closely with Ark Blacklands and Ark Little Ridge Primary Academies both of whom have long-standing and experienced Business Managers who will work closely with you in your new role.
The successful candidate will:
- be committed to improving educational outcomes for our pupils
- enjoy working part of a strong network of academies
- have a strong sense of moral purpose
- have well-developed ICT skills
- have experience of people management
- have experience and/or knowledge of schools or education administration
- have experience of finance administration and basic financial processes
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with outstanding school leaders across the three Ark Hastings Primaries.
If you have a keen interest in education, business and finance, we can offer you support and challenge to develop further. By joining the Ark schools network you will gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including comprehensive CPD, training and best-practice sharing opportunities, reduced gym membership, large retail discounts as well as the unique opportunity to apply for international exchanges and other scholarship prospects.
Interested in this exciting opportunity? If you have any questions or would like to arrange a visit, please contact Mr M Rankin on 01424 444046, or email email@example.com
To apply please go to https://arkcastledown.org/jobs/vacancies
Start date: ASAP
Hours: 36 hours per week, Full Time
Salary: Ark Support Scale 10, Points 29-36, £35,411 - £42,503
Closing date: 9am on Monday 12th June 2023
Interviews: Thursday 15th June 2023
Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.
Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link
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.
The Academy 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 an 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.