Business Manager (School)

Washingborough Academy, School Lane, Washingborough Lincoln LN4 1BW

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To commence December 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter

We are looking to appoint an outstanding and dynamic Business Manager with enthusiasm, energy and passion to support the vision of our school.

This is a strategic position to support the future development of the school, and, as such, is an exciting opportunity for the right person to help fashion the role ensuring sound business management, human resources management and facilities management making the academy an outstanding centre of learning for children and the local community.

The successful candidate will have a strong commercial awareness (ideally from an educational setting although not essentially), and a track record of income generation and business management experience. The post-holder will work closely with the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team, and have overall strategic responsibility for all non-teaching business management functions.

Washingborough Academy is a forward-thinking, highly inclusive Primary Academy with 290 children on roll, and hosts an on-site nursery. The school is situated 4 miles outside of Lincoln. Ofsted reports that this is a good school with many outstanding features.

We are looking to appoint a Business Manager who will:

  • Have a professional qualification or significant experience in Business Management and can demonstrate significant experience of working at a leadership level in this field
  • With the School Leadership Team play a significant role in the growth and development of the school
  • Provide HR admin for the schools non-teaching support staff
  • Provide vision, strategic direction, leadership and management of the School's business functions
  • Have an excellent understanding of the business and compliance issues and challenges facing Academies
  • Be committed, promote and support the values, vision and ethos of the school
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have a good sense of humour

The professional development of all our staff is very important to us and the successful candidate will join an induction and professional development programme.

For further information and an application form please

Telephone (01522 801355),

E-mail or

Visit our website 

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 9 November 2020

Washingborough Academy is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to need to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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