​​​​​​School Business Manager

Three Lane Ends Academy is part of the Castleford Multi-Academy Trust. We provide a dedicated team of professionals to deliver the best education for over four hundred 3-11 year old pupils for the Castleford community. We are committed to establishing excellent standards and have set expectations high.

Grade 10 (£33,437 - £36,379)

Actual Salary £30,011 - £33,070

37hrs per week, term time + 10 days

To start ASAP

We have an exciting opportunity for a School Business Manager to join our Academy. The Primary Director of Education, Headteacher and Governing Bodies are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated and inspirational individual to oversee Finance, Administration, HR and Premises Management for our school which sits within our Multi Academy Trust.​

The successful candidate will:

Be committed to working in schools where children come first

Oversee the co-ordination of the finance and administration, catering, cleaning, premises and health and safety functions, including line management of a varied range of staff, administration of ICT facilities, school receptions, records and telephones 

Manage financial processes and systems, produce forecasts and best value procedures, liaising with the Director of Business /Deputy Director of Business for the Multi Academy Trust

Be responsible for the effective management of financial administration procedures, including compliance with financialregulations

Be responsible for the letting of school premises to outside organisations and Academy staff, and for the development of all school facilities for out of school use, with particular reference to the local community

Have the capacity to manage the school’s HR function by liaising with our external and internal HR service

Lead and manage whole school recruitment and placements paying particular regard to safeguarding, safer recruitment andprecise and detailed records

Lead and manage the school’s legal obligations in relation to the health, safety and wellbeing of pupils, staff and all third parties on both sites

Comply with and assist with the development of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety and security

Have excellent communication and inter-personal skills

Be an excellent team player

Liaise/communicate with outside agencies and contractors to secure value for money

​​​​​​​You will be:
          • Able to organise, lead, manage and motivate other staff

            Flexible and adaptable to a range of tasks

            An excellent communicator and competent user of ICT skills (including spreadsheets and database software)

            Able to interpret data effectively and communicate to various stakeholders

            Able to maintain a high standard of performance whilst working to tight deadlines

            Able to demonstrate effective negotiation skills in order to secure quality contracts and solutions to problems

            Committed to providing the best for all pupils

            Able to demonstrate a positive ‘can do’ approach to tasks with the ability to keep calm in challenging situations.

            Committed to Continuing Professional Development​

We pride ourselves on being an inclusive Academy Trust and therefore welcome applications from all sectors, including those who do not have an education background.

Three Lane Ends Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. For all positions at Three Lane Ends Academy you are required
to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check prior to appointment.

We welcome the opportunity for visitors to come and have a look around.

If you think this is the sort of school you would like to be part of and would like to visit us to see for yourself, please contact Miss Katie Greatorex, Headteacher, on 01977 524483 to arrange a suitable time.

Closing date for applications is Monday 3rd July at 12 noon with interviews taking place later that week or early thefollowing week.​
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