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Finance and Resources Manager







Finance & Resources Manager

Full time – 24 days holiday per annum SP11 £41,453 - £46,565 (negotiable within SP11)

Glyn School is looking to recruit an experienced and motivated Finance & Resources Manager to provide the overall strategic leadership and management for all aspects of finance, administration, facilities and operations support in the school.

The successful candidate will be required to work at an operational and strategic level as part of the Leadership Team. Excellent leadership and communication skills are required as well as experience of managing a finance department and the ability to make strategic decisions.

Applicants must have a professional qualification in Business Management or Accountancy and have experience of working at leadership level in business.

If you wish to make an informal visit to Glyn School please contact

A full job description is available on our website

Applications should be sent to

Closing date: Friday 25 April

Interviews: Week commencing 28 April

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

If you have not been contacted prior to the interview date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Thank you for your interest in GLF Schools.


Director of Operations






(Voluntary Aided) Specialist Science College with Maths Highgate Road, London NW5 1RP

Roll : 1226 11 - 18 girls (Mixed Sixth Form) (327 in the Sixth Form - in consortium with three partner schools totalling 1200+ students)

Founded : 1861 “La Sainte Union is a good school......Students’ achievement at LSU is outstanding” (Ofsted Inspection November 2010) “La Sainte Union is an outstanding Catholic School” (Section 48 Inspection March 2011)

Director of Operations NJC: SM3 Spine Point 16 ranging to Spine Point 20 £62,264 - £68,489 gross per annum, inclusive of all paid holiday entitlement.

Full-time, throughout the year post.

Required for September 2014

The Governors wish to recruit a permanent Director of Operations to provide strategic vision and leadership in all aspects of support activities in the school, including Human Resources, Finance, Premises, Health & Safety and ICT/Data Management.

The successful candidate will work with and through the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team to lead and manage all school support staff.

The full Job advert, job description and application form are available on the CF Appointments website:

Further information on the school can be found on the school website

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check is required for the post.

Closing : 25/04/14 midnight

Interviews : 19/05/14

For further details of the post and how to apply please go to the CfA website (

If you would then like to discuss the post please contact Adrian Brett at or on 020 7220 0180.


School Business Manager






Swaffield Primary School
In a Class of Its Own

is looking to appoint a self-motivated and inspirational School Business Manager 

from 1st September 2014

Salary Range: £37,329 - £43,584

(36 hours per week – all year round)    

Swaffield is a large, successful, well maintained 3-form entry school, in the London Borough of Wandsworth, with a growing number of children, staff and working areas. This is a unique chance for the right person to join the ‘Swaffield Team’ and work alongside our highly experienced and knowledgeable business manager who will work part time before retirement in the summer of 2015. It will be a significant role for the right person who must be capable of representing the school at all levels, be able to confidently work to deadlines, cope under pressure and maintain a sense of humour throughout.

A suitably qualified, experienced and currently practising professional is sought who can meet all criteria stated in the job description and person specification. The role will involve the strategic leadership and management of the financial, premises, personnel and administrative aspects of the school. The post holder will be an active member of the school’s leadership team, working closely with the head teacher, senior leaders and the governors.

The post holder should be educated to a minimum of NVQ Level 4 or equivalent in a relevant subject area and will ideally have a recognised Business Management qualification. A strong financial/administrative management background is essential together with experience of managing human resources, premises and support functions, ideally within a school or education setting.  A commitment to continuing professional development is important and will be fully supported by the school.

The post holder will be line managed by the Headteacher and they will be responsible for the line management of all administrative and premises staff. The post is all year round and 36 hours per week. All holidays will be taken during school holidays and the start date is September 2014.

In your application form please ensure you address each aspect of the person specification as it is this which will be used to shortlist candidates for interview.

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Friday 25th April 2014 at NOON (only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted)

First Round Interviews will be held on 12th or 13th May where there will be a tour of the school and an opportunity to ask questions.
Final Interviews will be held on 19th or 20th May.

We welcome applications from those who feel they can make a positive contribution to our team.

In the interests of efficiency, economy and the environment, candidates are encouraged to download an application and details from the school website under Job Vacancies and completed application forms are to be returned to the school at

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. 

Please note that we do not accept CVs.


School Business Manager









CB11 3EB

A Co-educational Independent School 3-18 Boarding and Day Founded by Quakers in 1702 Society of Heads


Full Time For September 2014

We are seeking an experienced and well qualified School Business Manager to join the Senior Management team of this small independent school. A background in business, finance or estate management would be ideal.

The successful applicant will be versatile, a good people manager and be able to work under pressure.

Further details and an application form can be obtained from the Head’s PA, Sonia Hood via email at; alternatively call 01799 525 351 Ext. 2215 For more information about Friends’ School visit our website

The closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 25th April 2014: interviews will take place on 1st and 2nd May 2014.

Friends’ School exists to advance the education of children (Charity No: 1000981)

Friends’ School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be required to undertake a DBS check.


Director of Finance & Operations






Apply by 28th April 2014 12 noon

Salary according to skill set: from £50,000

Required to start A.S.A.P

Contract type:  Full time & Permanent

Whitley Academy is an 11 – 18 mixed comprehensive situated in the South East of Coventry.  There are currently 850 students and 60 teaching staff.  It is a Royal Society of the Arts Academy.

Whitley is a genuine comprehensive school with a full ability range and social mix.  We are rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted and have been since 2010, and again under the latest Ofsted framework (Dec 13).  Our reputation locally and nationally is excellent.  The school is a National Support School and supports a number of others schools with their improvement.

The school now seeks a Director of Finance and Operations to support the Principal.  This is a new role with responsibility for all financial, commercial and operational matters affecting the school.

The Role:

  • Ensure the efficient running of the finance, operations and facilities services.
  • Act as a hands-on leader for all finance and all non-teaching operational matters, i.e.  administration, facilities, caretaking and cleaning staff and directly line manage support staff, and work closely with other functions including HR and ICT.
  • To be responsible for the school’s finances, preparation of budgets, management accounts, forecasts and business plans.
  • Review and improve administration and reporting processes where feasible.
  • Take responsibility for the smooth day to day running of the school’s operations.
  • Supervise the maintenance and daily upkeep of all buildings, as well as grounds maintenance and building security.

The Candidate:

  • A natural leader, as part of the senior team you will be a qualified accountant with experience of budget preparation and providing strategic support to a senior leadership team.
  • Someone with strong operational experience, proven project management skills and a hands-on approach.
  • A team player who believes in sharing best practice across the wider business.
  • An energetic and adaptable individual who has previously run a multi-functional team.
  • You should also be experienced in providing real value-add and business partnering, and experience of Academy operations.

Whitley Academy is committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

Closing Date: 12noon – 28th April 2014

Interviews:  TBC

Please apply using the attached application form. CV’s are not accepted

Feel free to click on the Person Specification, Job Description and Information Pack to see more information regarding this position.

For further details please contact:  

Mrs Amrit Nagra, WHITLEY ACADEMY, Abbey Road, Coventry, CV3 4BD

Tel: 024 7630 2580




Finance Controller






Location: Brent, London

Start date: As soon as available

Deadline: 11am on Monday 28th April 2014

Salary: c. £45,000

Help bring stability and success to a much-loved school.

This September, Copland Community School in Wembley will become an ARK school. We need a determined and committed Finance Controller to help make the school a success. You will work with the newly-appointed Principal to drive the school forward.

The school is an important part of its local community, but it has faced recent challenges including an inadequate Ofsted judgement and a falling school roll. We are working hard to give all pupils at the school an excellent education, and we hope you will build on this.

The Finance Controller will provide strategic leadership and management of the finances of the academy and ensure that the resources of the academy are applied effectively and efficiently to achieve its educational aims.

They will also maintain the academies financial and accountancy systems and ensure the provision of financial information to the Principal, ARK and external bodies as required. The role will also include the leadership of staff in the wider finance team. The Finance Controller will help ensure a smooth transition, operationally, between the current school and the new academy. 

You will need to have:

  • A professional accountancy or management qualification with a record of Continued Professional Development activities
  • Experience of financial management systems, and of leading and managing budgeting and reporting processes in an organisation
  • Experience of working with a range of internal and external partners including non-finance personnel
  • The ability to influence and participate in the academy management processes
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
  • A proactive and innovative demonstrable approach to work
  • Commitment to ARK School’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses

If your hopes for Copland are as high as ours, please get in touch. To apply, please go to and submit your application by 11am on Monday 28th April 2014. 


School Business Manager/Company Secretary





School Business Manager/Company Secretary

Salary range: £31,160 (NJC 37) to £40,254 (NJC 47) - depending on experience

Full time: 37 hours per week, term time only plus 2 weeks.

Captain Webb Primary School, Webb Crescent, Telford, TF4 3DU
Daycare, nursery and primary school, 4-11, 322 on roll

Tel: (01952) 386770

This is an exciting time of development at Captain Webb Primary School.  The Headteacher and Governors are looking to appoint a well organised, dynamic and strategic thinker to the post of School Business Manager.

Working as part of the school’s senior leadership team, the individual will provide professional support and guidance to the Headteacher and Governors.  The SBM also acts as Company Secretary to the Childcare Centre which is based on site. 

Applications should be completed by 4pm on Monday 28th April 2014 and interviews will be held week commencing 5th May 2014.  Completed applications should be sent to or by post to:

Clive Nicholas
Captain Webb Primary School
Webb Crescent

Documents to download (click on link below):

We actively encourage potential applicants to come and look around the school before applying.  If you would like to come to the school and we have made two dates available:

  • Tuesday 8th April at 4pm
  • Thursday 10th April at 10am

If you would like to look around please telephone the school on 01952 386770 to add your name to the list. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

There will be a need for the successful applicant to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure.

We look forward to receiving your application.


Finance Director / Operations Manager









The Children of Success Schools Trust is responsible for two primary academies in Wythenshawe, Manchester, The Willows and Haveley Hey.

We have recently appointed new headteachers to lead each school. We are now seeking a Finance Director and Operations Manager (FDOM) who will work closely with them to secure and develop the successful partnership between the two schools and who shares our commitment to improving education and life opportunities for our children and community.

The Willows has twice been graded ‘outstanding’, by Ofsted, with two further ‘outstanding’ subject inspections. Haveley Hey is a ‘good’ school moving rapidly forward. The two schools have in total 685 pupils, plus 125 nursery children.

Income for the two schools in 2013/4 totals £4,188,802. The Trust has recently acquired a new building which it is developing as a facility for early years, children with additional needs and community use.

We are seeking someone with:

  • Significant experience of finance leadership, including planning, forecasting, budget setting and management, overseeing preparation of accounts and statutory reporting
  • Experience of successful project management
  • The ability to manage individuals and teams and to work collaboratively
  • High level ICT skills
  • Excellent organisational, administrative, record-keeping, presentation and communication skills
  • Energy, vision, and the ability to plan strategically.

The FDOM will:

  • Develop and implement fit-for-purpose financial modelling, budgeting and accounting systems for the Trust as a whole
  • Manage our centrally-held financial resources and support the Headteachers in managing their school budgets, to improve value for money
  • Set the funding for our new building project on a sound footing
  • Manage our estates
  • Manage our HR services
  • Develop cross-Trust procedures for commissioning and delivering services for
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant legislation and regulations
  • Fulfil the role of Chief Executive Officer (as defined by the Trust’s funding agreement)
  • Be directly responsible for some 19 staff.

The FDOM will be responsible to the Board of Governors for the two schools, reporting through the Chair of Finance and HR Committee, and will be an ex-officio member of the Board.

Please see school websites for application form, job description and person specification. or


Business Manager






Business Manager

Salary: £50,000

Start Date: ASAP

Academy Visit: By appointment

Closing Date: Midnight 30th April

Interview Date: Friday 9th May 2014

The Diocese of Coventry Multi Academy Trust is looking to appoint an inspirational and highly effective Business Manager who is committed to leading The Harris Church of England Academy to educational excellence and further developing the distinctive Christian character of educational provision and the academy community.

This exciting new post has been created to work alongside the newly appointed Headteacher to drive the school forward. You will have the opportunity to work with the MAT and other Church School partners to transform the educational experiences of the children of Rugby.

Are you:

  • an experienced Business Manager already operating in a secondary school
  • proactive and innovative in your approach to work
  • experienced at working with a range of internal and external partners
  • passionate about church school education
  • inspired by young people to support learning experiences that transform lives

Do you:

  • have a track record for delivering projects on time
  • have a track record for delivering value for money creatively

To request an information pack, for an informal discussion or appointment to visit the school please contact HR on 01788 422905 or email 

For any more information please visit our website


Finance Officer






Maharishi (Free) School has a vacancy for a Finance Officer, with a preferred start date in May 2014.

Maharishi School is operated by Maharishi School Trust Limited and is a registered charity.

Maharishi School is the only school in the UK offering the highly effective system of Consciousness-based Education, which includes the twice daily practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique, by pupils and staff.

The school was a successful independent school for 25 years, with outstanding GCSE results and Ofsted reports. In September 2011 Maharishi School became one of the first state-funded Free Schools. Since then, due to significant oversubscription, the school has exceeded its original Development Plan by 20% and now fills its current sites to capacity. It is the only through school in Lancashire, teaching children from Reception to Year 11.

Free Schools have the equivalent status as Academies, requiring the school’s budget and finances to be run directly by the school in liaison with the Education Funding Agency (EFA).

The successful candidate will have an appropriate financial qualification and previous experience of school finance would be advantageous. The school uses Civica (Corero) financial software and training will be provided as necessary. The Finance Officer reports to the Bursar and Headteacher (Accounting Officer). Please see Job Description.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates and should be submitted using the school’s official application form and accompanied by a supporting covering letter and CV.

In your application please detail your experience of finance software and school information management systems (if any) to date. 

Potential applicants are welcome to visit the school prior to submitting an application. If you would like to arrange an appointment, or have any queries regarding this position, please contact the Bursar, Philip Mitchell, on 01695 729912 or at

Please see attached Job Description and Personal Specification for more details.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Friday 2nd May 2014.

Interviews will be conducted as soon as possible thereafter.


School Business Manager






School Business Manager - Cordwalles Junior School, Camberley

Cordwalles Junior School, part of the GLF Schools Multi Academy Trust is looking for a highly motivated, organised, forward thinker who can provide strategic vision and leadership in all aspects of school administration including resources, finances, HR, premises, Health and Safety and income generation.

30 hours Term- time Plus 2 weeks (with flexibility in hours and weeks as determined by school needs)
Competitive Salary

As part of the Leadership Team The School Business Manager will support the Headteacher in continuing to develop school systems to enable the highest quality education for our children. 

Successful applicants will: 

  • Have effective interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent organisation, analytical and problem solving skills with a can do attitude
  • Experience in managing expenditure  budgets 
  • Excellent  numeracy and communication skills  
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise effectively 
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office package, and ideally SIMS ideally have or willing to work towards Certificate/Diploma in School Business Management or CIPFA Certificate in Financial Reporting for Academies

In return we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to  make a difference
  • An active governing body 
  • The opportunity to be part of the Senior  Leadership Team providing strategic leadership and vision
  • The opportunity to be part  of GLF Schools, an inspirational and growing dynamic  multi academy trust that provides good support centrally for School Business Managers supporting  peer collaboration, sharing of expertise  across schools and provides good CPD  opportunities

Why not come and find out more about this exciting opportunity by visiting us?  
If you wish to make an informal visit to Cordwalles Junior School please contact
A full job description is available on our website 

Closing date: Friday 2nd May 2014 (noon)
Interview date: Wednesday 7th May 2014

We look forward to receiving completed applications at

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.


Director of Business and Finance







Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy

Duffield Road, Darely Abbey, Derby DE22 1JD

Director of Finance and Business

£41,148 to £50,349

Starting point negotiable depending on experience

  • Are you committed and enthusiastic, flexible and efficient, firm and understanding?
  • Can you manage a large budget successfully, take the initiative and look for new ideas?
  • Can you take a lead on strategic planning, managing a skilled team of staff and a large academy site? 
  • Would you be willing and able to contribute to the whole academy community to help it achieve its aim to be outstanding in every way?
  • Is being part of the leadership team an exciting prospect?

If so, you could be the person we are looking for to replace our current very successful post-holder who has been promoted to a national position.

Saint Benedict is a Catholic Voluntary Academy for students aged 11 to 19. Dedicated and motivated staff help children of all abilities to be successful - it is a happy place to work and learn.

What would you do in the role?

You would lead on finance, premises management, health and safety and administration, and oversee HR. An excellent support structure includes a finance team, and a Director of HR. These two leadership team colleagues supervise the academy’s support staff and drive forward the day-to-day functioning of the academy. Does this exciting opportunity sound right for you? If so, look at the job description and person specification to see if you want to apply. As well as the attractive salary the academy offers a generous relocation package.

The closing date for this post is noon on Friday 2nd May and interviews will take place on Wednesday 21st May 2014.

Application form and further details can be downloaded from the academy website or available from Rebecca Stone at the school.

Tel: 01332 557032, Fax: 01332 553032,


Finance and Payroll Manager





Finance and Payroll Manager

37 hours a week, Full Time Grade 8/9 : £25,727- £31,160

Start Date: As soon as possible

We wish to appoint an experienced and accomplished individual to the post of Finance and Payroll Manager.

This post is critical in ensuring that the financial management of the academy is efficient and effective and working to maximise students’ learning.

You must have excellent financial, organisational and communication skills and be able to show a high degree of initiative. A relevant professional accountancy qualification and ability to demonstrate commitment to ongoing professional development is essential. An awareness of Academy Financial procedures would be an advantage.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a highly supportive environment and to have a real impact on the education of our students.

You will be:

  • Able to work as part of a whole-school team
  • Hardworking, self-motivated, pro-active, organised and reliable
  • Able to demonstrate excellent systems and people management skills
  • Take a flexible approach to deal with changing priorities
  • Have good personal skills and able to communicate with young people
  • Supportive of the ethos of the school.

Further information and an application form can be downloaded from

Please return all application forms, either by post to: HR Department, Cathedral Academy, Thornes Road, Wakefield WF2 8QF or email to

Closing date: Tuesday 6th May 9am

Interviews : Week commencing 12th May

We can only accept completed application forms, CVs will not be considered.

Awareness and understanding of the issues surrounding the safeguarding of children are essential and the successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check


Business Manager






Salary: £65,000-£73,000

Quintin Kynaston has consistently been rated outstanding by OFSTED. A brand new £30 million building is currently being constructed very near to the current site, and will be completed at the end of the calendar year.

A new and experienced Headteacher has been in post since January 2014. We are seeking a talented Business Manager to join our Senior Leadership Team.

Previous school experience may be an advantage, but not essential. This is an excellent opportunity in a role where you can really make a difference.

For a full application pack, conversation about the posts, or to book a place on a visit on Wednesday 7th May at 5pm please contact Headteacher’s PA Francesca Jussa on 020 7722 8141 ext 129 or email:

Closing date: 9am, Monday 12th May 2014

Interviews: Week commencing 19th May 2014

Quintin Kynaston is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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