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New Moston Primary School Business Support Manager - Level 2

  • Salary: Grade 9 £39,880 to £43,857 per annum pro rata
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 12/10/2020
  • Start Date: 01/01/2021

Job details

The Governors wish to appoint an experienced, dynamic and highly motivated Business Manager to support the smooth running of our school. This is an exciting opportunity to lead our school in all aspects of finance, site & facilities, ICT and Health and Safety management. It is a highly rewarding and demanding role.

The school business manager is responsible for managing the strategy and operation of the business functions of our school, including financial management, health & safety, human resources, compliance and administration. They will advise on and implement the day to day support that enables the school to operate effectively and efficiently, and that allows other members of the leadership team to focus on teaching and learning.

The successful candidate should have the drive and passion to contribute to the strategic thinking, vision, continuous development and improvement of our school. Experience of working as a school business manager is desirable and you will be working closely with the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body.

The candidate should have excellent understanding of financial management systems and experience in managing significant budgets. Knowledge of managing business processes including health and safety, procurement and premises management is important.

You will have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication at all levels
  • A willingness to be involved in the wider life of the school
  • The ability to work on your own initiative with complete confidentiality is essential


At New Moston Primary school we place strong emphasis on high academic achievement whilst maintaining a broad, balanced, fun curriculum which meets all children's individual needs and fosters a lifelong love of learning.

Visitors to our school comment on the caring and friendly atmosphere and the purposeful buzz of hard work.

We warmly welcome the involvement of parents, governors and other members of the local community. Visits to our school by candidates would be welcomed.

The school was built in the early 1900's and consequently the building presents us with many interesting challenges.

We are looking for someone with the energy, enthusiasm and expertise to join us in creating a truly outstanding and innovative school.

New Moston is committed to safeguarding it's pupils therefore all applicants will be subject to stringent safe recruiting procedures.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Email your application to: l.newton@newmoston.manchester.sch.uk
Post your application to the schools address.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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Closing Date: 12 October 2020

Shortlisting: 13/10/2020

Interviews: 20/10/2020

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/2184-27S