Vacancy Summary

School Business Manager

Salary: PO1 to PO2 (dependent on experience)

Permanent, Part Time, 22 hours per week, TTO plus 9 days

Required September 2024

Vacancy Information

Idle CE(A) Primary School is a two-form entry primary school, situated in beautiful surroundings on the fringe of the city of Bradford. We are a Church school at the centre of our community and have a reputation for providing an all-round education where children are at the heart of everything we do, rooted in our Christian vision of “life in all its fullness” that Jesus came to give (John 10:10). 

The Governing Body of Idle C of E Primary School is welcoming applications for a highly motivated School Business Manager in our inclusive and friendly school. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing school finances, HR and facilities management, line managing non-teaching support staff and ensuring the smooth-running of the administrative functions of the school, working as part of the Senior Leadership Team.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are skilled at developing and maintaining positive relationships with children, staff, governors and the wider community
  • Have strong, proven organisational skills and the relevant experience to lead and manage the school office, finance administration and site management
  • Are dynamic, creative and proactive, modelling outstanding practice
  • Are committed to achieving success through partnership and team work
  • Able to work on their own initiative, being reflective and solution-focused
  • Are professional and works as part of the Senior Leadership Team to assist the Headteacher to ensure the school meets its educational aims
  • Promote the highest standards of business ethos within the administrative functions of the school and strategically ensures the most effective use of resources to achieve best value for money
  • Are familiar with School Funding systems and reporting as used by Bradford Council
  • Are keen to further their skills by accessing training and CPD

We can offer:

  • Governors, staff and parents who are fully committed to supporting our school
  • A dedicated and enthusiastic staff team within a hard-working and professional school environment
  • Children who are keen to learn and whose behaviour and attitudes are strong
  • Full support in your wellbeing and a commitment to your on-going professional development

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed - please contact our school office to arrange an appointment. If you have any queries please call us on 01274 410111. 

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 15th July 2024

Short listing: Monday 15th July 2024

Interviews: Wednesday 17th July 2024

Idle C.E. (A) Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check and safer recruitment processes are followed for all vacancies, including relevant checks for shortlisted candidates. Our Child Protection policy can be found on our website

PLEASE NOTE: CV’s are not accepted for any of these posts.

Candidates can apply online for this post. If you are registered, please follow the apply now process. If you are not registered, then please register now and follow the apply now process.

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