March 16, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking for a proactive and highly motivated School Business Manager to support our Leadership team.
RG7 SCP 33-39 £33,779 - £38,913
Working Pattern
Full Time • Fixed Term
Closing Date
April 09, 2023


Full time – 37 Hours per week (Part time hours will be considered)
Fixed term contract until the end of the Autumn Term 2023

We are looking for a proactive and highly motivated School Business Manager to support our Leadership team. The role balances both operational and strategic responsibilities including managing the School’s Finance, Human Resources, Premises, Health & Safety and Administration functions.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team, have the ability to contribute to school improvement and have a passion for the education sector. A proven track record of effective finance management combined with a proactive approach to problem solving and overcoming challenge is essential.

You will need strong communication skills for working across a variety of stakeholders, be able to prioritise your workload effectively and have strong IT skills.

The School Business Manager reports directly to the Co-Headteachers, the role has line management responsibility for the Office Team and Caretaker.

We offer a supportive and committed staff environment, pupils that love to learn and parents who support the school.

Please contact the school office - 0118 937 5454 if you would like arrange tour of the school or to discuss this role further.

An application pack is available on the school website

Please return your application by e-mail to the bursar -  Applications will be considered on receipt.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Application Closing Date: 9 April 2023

Interview date: To be confirmed

Caversham Primary School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. As the position involves substantial access to children, it is therefore exempt from Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 by virtue of the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 & 2020.

The position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Please do not send a CV. For the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough application forms.

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