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School Business Manager

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£42,684 – £47,511
Connaught School for Girls, Connaught Road, Leytonstone, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
14/02/2020 at 15:30 PM
Vacancy Description

 School Business Manager

 52 weeks per year

Scale PO5 / PO6

According to Experience

Required for Easter 2020 

You are invited to apply to join our highly  successful multicultural four form entry school for girls aged 11 – 16 which was graded “Good” by Ofsted in October 2019. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to continue your leadership journey in a well led, collaborative and supportive environment. Connaught School for Girls is an inclusive and oversubscribed school in Waltham Forest which is making a big difference to the lives of our diverse school community. 

We have a strong reputation and high expectations of both students and staff and consider this to be an exciting place to work and develop, where creativity and innovation are nurtured. We really know our students, and focus on them as individuals.  Pastoral systems are strong and we value a curriculum offer and activities that educate the whole child.  

As a school we are absolutely committed to ensuring that all staff have access to comprehensive professional development and have developed an exciting and impactful programme designed to offer training that makes a real difference.  We value an excellent home/work balance and do what we can to support our staff and their wellbeing.  

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and high calibre Business Manager to join our energetic and dynamic Senior Leadership Team. You will strategically plan and manage the school’s budget, oversee the school’s finance, HR,  Health & Safety, ICT and other administrative systems, and lead our excellent support team. 

We will support and develop you to become an outstanding leader and provide working partnership opportunities with other schools.  We are an aspirational, reflective and creative learning community where all adults are learners who take risks in order to achieve excellent results for our students.  

The ideal candidate will need enthusiasm, a strong moral compass and high expectations.  You should be a well-qualified and experienced Manager in Administration. Full details of this post can be found on the Job Description. If you feel you would be suited to this role we would welcome your application. 

Connaught School for Girls is an oversubscribed school in Leytonstone, East London that offers a personalised learning experience: 

  • We are a high achieving school producing excellent rates of student progression and examination results
  • We are fully committed to girls’ education as we believe the girls thrive and develop in a single sex environment
  • Standards of student behaviour is outstanding
  • Our school ethos is one of inclusivity and high expectations 

If you think this is the post for you, please go to our website for further details and an application pack. 

Candidates are invited to contact Annette Kent (Head’s PA) to arrange for an informal tour of the school which does not form part of the shortlist procedures. 

In line with our Safeguarding Policy and commitment to promoting the welfare of our students, this appointment will be subject to DBS checks and satisfactory references. 

The closing date for applications is 3.30 p.m. on Friday 14th February 2020 and interviews will be held shortly after.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.