Business Manager

Proposed start date: 1 January 2021.
Salary: Band L 46–51: £42,683–£51,056, salary dependent on experience.
Full Time and Permanent.
Closing date: 4 September 2020.


At The Downs School, the Business Manager role forms part of the Senior Leadership team and plays a crucial role in the management and strategy of the facilities, health and safety, resources (including significant line management responsibilities) and budgets to ensure the school is able to deliver its vision and goals.

To be successful for a position you will need to:

  • Have a proven track record of Business Management, ideally within an educational setting.
  • Have a knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Have significant accounting experience, including preparation for accounting audit
  • Be an outstanding leader with drive, energy and ambition 
  • Be able to develop quickly as a credible leader and have the ability to foster professional, influential relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Be able to demonstrate that you have worked collaboratively and are committed to work in partnership with the Senior Leadership Team and the wider Federation 

We are firmly committed to achieving a first class environment and outcomes for our students. We are extremely proud of our achievements but are also committed to on-going improvement. Our expectations are high and this is reflected in our very successful academic record. The School was inspected in June 2013, it was judged ‘Outstanding’ in all areas and continues to be so. The Downs School is a stimulating and friendly environment, where well-being is at the heart of our ethos.

As well as the completed and signed application form, we would request that in support of your application you provide a covering letter indicating how you meet the requirements of Business Manager at The Downs School. 

Please return your applications by to Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager at the above address or e-mail at recruitment@thedownsschool.org .

www.thedownsschool.org.uk/ 


The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS and provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.

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The Downs School
Compton
Newbury
Berkshire
RG20 6AD

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