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School Business Manager

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£36,711 – £39,774
Whitehall Primary School, 90 Normanton Park, Chingford, London
Working Pattern:
Full Time
30-36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/02/2020 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description



(Times to be agreed at interview) 

Scale – PO3 points 32-35 (£36,711 – £39,774) 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our warm and happy school. Whitehall is a collaborative and inclusive school in Waltham Forest which is committed to ensuring the very best outcomes for all members of our school community. We are very proud to also have a Specialist Resource Provision for Deaf pupils. 
We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and high calibre School 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. 

As part of the school’s Senior Leadership Team, you will play a key strategic role in linking strong financial management to the school improvement planning process. You will support other members of the senior leadership team to understand statutory policies and help to plan and implement initiatives, considering all the financial and other resource implications. 

You should be a well-qualified and experienced manager in administration. Candidates should hold a relevant NCSL School Business Management qualification (or be willing to undertake qualifications once in post), have previous experience of working as a School Business Manager or worked in school setting. 

The ideal candidate will need enthusiasm, a strong moral compass and high expectations. A full job description and person specification is available from the school website and follow the links from the Latest News section.
If you feel you would be suited to this role we would welcome your application. 

Closing date for applications 9:00 Monday 24th February. 

Interviews: Wednesday 4th March 2020 

Whitehall Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

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.

How to apply
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