School Business Manager

£28,665 FTE, £26,309 actual
42 weeks a year; 37 hours a week.
Proposed start date: 1st July 2021.
Closing date: Sunday 13 June 2021.

Are you ready for a new challenge? 

Do you have the determination to build a school from the beginning,
a school that places children at the heart of everything? 

We are looking for a School Business Manager, someone with:

  • A passion for excellent primary education, a brilliant line manager with the ability to inspire and motivate line managers
  • The skills to effectively manage a new school
  • Motivation, initiative, dedication and resilience
  • A hands-on approach to creating an exciting learning environment
  • The ability to work collaboratively and seek collaborative opportunities.

Working weeks per year: 42 | Hours per week: 37.

Proposed start date: 1st July 2021.

Opening in September 2021, this is an exciting opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues across our partner organisations. Starting with one form Reception intake, our school will grow over the next few years to provide for the whole primary age range. 

Why choose us
Highwood Copse Primary School is based in Newbury and works with outstanding schools in our local area. You will have the opportunity to work alongside talented teachers, to observe and share practice on a regular basis and you will enjoy career progression with us. Our school community offers the opportunity to become a meaningful part of the wider community through enrichment and extra-curricular activities. This is an exciting time to join our new school, the first new school in the area in over two decades.

What we offer:

  • £28,665 FTE, £26,309 actual
  • 5 weeks holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability
  • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools and Newbury College to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn
  • Excellent career opportunities with bespoke CPD including mentorship and coaching
  • Reduced gym membership (at Newbury College)
  • On-site parking

Closing date: Sunday 13th June 2021.
Interviews: Week commencing 14th June 2021.

Please email to request an application pack. 

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check will be undertaken prior to appointment of the successful candidate.

Highwood Copse Primary School

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Highwood Copse Primary School
c/o Newbury College
Monks Lane
RG14 7TD

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