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School Business Manager

  • Location: Leicester City Council
  • Start date: 19 Sep 2016
  • Category: Secondary
  • Job reference: PE10802552
  • Branch: Leicester
  • Consultant: Jed Downing
  • Call: 0116 216 2122
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
Protocol Education are currently seeking an experienced School Business Manager.

Initially this role would be a short term position that may be extended and may present further opportunities.

Experience of contributing to the senior management team

* Experience of leading the budgetary management and control within an organisation

* Knowledge and experience of a variety of financial management systems

* Understanding of school management issues, including the role of a governing body

* Evidence of Continuing Professional Development

* Experience of line-managing a group of staff

* Excellent ICT skills

* Professional accountancy qualification or other recognised business management qualification.

Desirable for the position:

* An understanding, and preferably experience, of schools or education finance (SAP)

* Knowledge of Financial Management Standards in Schools (SFVS)

* Experience at a senior level in an administrative environment

* Experience of working effectively in co-operation with a wide range of stakeholders and partners including both statutory and non-statutory organisations and groups

* Experience of managing and motivating staff

* An awareness and understanding of key issues in relation to procurement, contracts, risk assessment, health and safety and traded service to schools

* Experience of working with young people within the community or a school setting

* Experience of Estate/Facilities Management

* Familiarity with school management system, e.g. SIMS

* Experience of Marketing, Public Relations and bid-writing

* Experience of Business Development strategies

To enquire about this role please do not hesitate to contact Jed on 01162 162 122 or e-mail your CV to

Please note: We undertake safeguarding checks on all our workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance 'Keeping Children Safe in Education'. As part of these checks, we require a current Enhanced DBS Disclosure for everyone working in schools. If you do not have a valid subscription to the DBS Update Service, we will require you to complete a new DBS application as part of the registration process, at a cost of £44.00.
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