We've noticed you are using Internet Explorer. This is an outdated Web Browser and is not supported by this website. Consider switching to a moden Web Browser like Google Chrome.
Accessibility Tools

School Business Manager

  • Employer: Lydiate Primary
  • Reference: LYP/24/283657
  • Published: Tue 11/06/2024, 16:00 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 25/06/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week, FULL TIME 35 HOURS PER WEEK TERM TIME+5 DAYS
  • Salary: LEVEL 5 - GRADE I - 31-35 £39,186-£43,420 Pro Rata - PERMANENT (subject to a 6 month satisfactory probationary period)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lydiate Primary School, Merseyside

Lydiate Primary and Nursery School

Post: School Business Manager

Term time plus 5 days

Hours: Full time - 35

Permanent (subject to a 6-month satisfactory probationary period)

LEVEL 5 - Grade I – 31-35 – (£39,186 - £43,420) pro rata 

To start September 2024

The Governors of Lydiate Primary and Nursery School are seeking to appoint a passionate, positive and energetic School Business Manager.

 

Following a re-design of our school office structure, an exciting, brand-new opportunity for a School Business Manager has been created. This role is not just about managing finances; it is about shaping the foundation of our school's future. The successful applicant would be a key member of our Senior Leadership Team and play a crucial role in shaping the strategic direction and operational effectiveness of our wonderful school. Ultimately, our new School Business Manager will help steer our school towards greater achievements and sustainable growth, ensuring that every child receives the best possible education. We are currently involved in the Dfe’s School’s Rebuilding Programme and are very excited at the prospect of being in a state of the art building.

 

Lydiate Primary and Nursery School is an amazing school with a forward thinking teaching philosophy. Our teams of dedicated staff, pupils, volunteers and parents always work well together and go above and beyond. 

This is an exciting opportunity to provide strategic and operational support in managing all aspects of facilities management, finance, health & safety and personnel. You will be jointly responsible for the leadership of the administration, support staff and premises staff team and you will be fundamental in the smooth running of the school office.

 

A flexible approach to work is essential in this busy and challenging role. We are looking for someone who:


  • Has a positive outlook and is approachable

  • Is proactive, resilient and forward thinking 

  • Has excellent communication skills and can work as part of a team 

  • Can manage workloads effectively 

  • Can work efficiently and accurately to deadlines 

  • Will develop and maintain positive relationships with parents, pupils and staff 

  • Will contribute to the wider life of the school 

    We can offer:

  • Proactive and supportive Governors and a strong, highly committed Senior Leadership Team

  • A welcoming, supportive and positive school, pupils, parents and staff teams

  • A school committed to continuous professional development opportunities 

  • An inspiring and exciting learning environment to work in 

  • Established and strong links with our local community 

    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at www.gov.uk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

    Although we would ideally like to appoint a full time School Business Manager, we will consider outstanding candidates who may wish to work on a part-time basis whilst meeting the demands of this challenging and busy role.

 

Please note CVs are not accepted. To apply for this vacancy please complete the application form attached. Alongside the application form, applicants may wish to attach a letter outlining details of your knowledge, skills and experience, which you feel are relevant to the requirements of this post and meet the person specification.


School visits to our wonderful school are strongly welcomed and advised.

Please call our friendly school office on 0151 526 2657 to book your place.

 

Tour dates:

Monday 17th June at 4.30pm or

Friday 21st June at 1.30pm

 

Closing date: Tuesday 25th June

Shortlisting: Wednesday 26th June

Interview date: Friday 28th June

 

 

Downloads

  • Job Desc/Person Spec
  • Safeguarding Statement
  • Application form

How to Apply

Click here to find out
  • Employer: Lydiate Primary
  • Reference: LYP/24/283657
  • Published: Tue 11/06/2024, 16:00 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 25/06/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week, FULL TIME 35 HOURS PER WEEK TERM TIME+5 DAYS
  • Salary: LEVEL 5 - GRADE I - 31-35 £39,186-£43,420 Pro Rata - PERMANENT (subject to a 6 month satisfactory probationary period)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Lydiate Primary School, Merseyside

Vacancy Location