Abbey Gates
Primary School

School Business Manager - Vacancy

Posted on 16th June 2017

School Business Manager

NJE GRADE 6 Pt 29-34 £25951 - £30153    

START DATE September 2017
CLOSING DATE 12 noon Wednesday 5 July 2017
INTERVIEW DATE Wednesday 12 July 2017

Abbey Gates Primary School is situated in the leafy village of Ravenshead, close to Newstead Abbey. We are a learning community ensuring outstanding opportunities for every child and committed to the personal and professional development of everyone working with us.

Our School Business Manager will be a self-motivated, dynamic, innovative and experienced professional, ensuring outstanding delivery of school services. This role has a wide and exciting remit and as a key member of our team you will contribute to the strategic direction and continued success of the school. There is real potential for progression and promotion in this role as we are a National Support School and work closely with a number of other schools in the locality.

Key to this role will be your previous experience of and passion for providing high level administrative support, budgetary management, and leading and motivating a committed team. You will have substantial knowledge of management practice and legislation relating to finance and personnel with a comprehensive understanding of health and safety. Proven experience and understanding of school/public sector finance and resource management systems will be advantageous as will the DSBM qualification or a commitment to undertake this.

You should have excellent IT (Excel particularly) and interpersonal skills, creativity and integrity, be highly literate and numerate and ideally be qualified to A level or equivalent. Above all, you will have a relentless drive for excellence and a commitment to the outstanding education of all our children. We will offer a superb working environment and a great team ethos.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and will require the successful candidate to undergo a full DBS check prior to their appointment.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and some dates and times will be published on this website shortly. To register an interst in a school visit please email the school:

Visit Times

Monday 26th June - 11am, 2.30pm, 3.30pm

Tuesday 27th June - 11am, 2.30pm, 3.30pm

Wednesday 28th June - 9am, 2.30pm

Friday 30th June - 9am, 11am, 2.30, 3.30pm

Monday 3rd July - 3.30pm

Tuesday 4th July - 2.30, 3.30pm

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Upcoming dates

  • Jun 29 - Y2 Family Assembly
  • Jul 2 - Abbey Gates PTA Summer Fair
  • Jul 3 - Y6 JWS Transition
  • Jul 5 - Y3 Swimming
  • Jul 5 - FS/ KS1 Sports day
  • Jul 6 - KS2 Sports Day
  • Jul 10 - KS2 Performance- We Will Rock You
  • Jul 11 - KS2 Performance- We WIll Rock You
  • Jul 11 - KS2 Performance- We Will Rock You
  • Jul 12 - Y3 Swimming
  • Jul 13 - ABBEY GATES 50th BIRTHDAY
  • Jul 19 - Y3 Swimming
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