Business Manager (School)

Spalding High School, Stonegate, Spalding PE11 2PJ

Job Category
Schools - Support
Job Location(s)
Grade 8 - 28,672 - 32,234
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Mrs J Knight
Contact Phone Number
01775 722110
Contact Email Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

Start date: May 2021

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic School Business Manager.  

The successful candidate will work closely with the Headmistress and Senior Team to set and implement the strategic financial plans of the School.

You will be appropriately qualified ideally, with a School Business Manager qualification or similar and have experience in a school setting or similar. This position requires experience of line management and performance appraisal of staff.  There is a need to be a team player who is able to multi-task effectively, motivate others and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organisational skills.   Confidentiality, integrity and a dedication to ensuring our “Outstanding” School continues to make the best use of resources available forms an important part of our expectations of our School Business Manager.  This is a varied role that encompasses all areas of school management therefore, experience, knowledge and understanding of school financial management or similar is imperative.

Spalding High School is an 11 – 18 academically selective community girls’ grammar school with boys in the sixth form and has an excellent reputation within the local community and region.  We are a popular, happy and successful school with strong support from governors, parents, students and a dedicated and highly experienced team of staff. Our examination results regularly place us as one of the highest-ranking state schools in Lincolnshire and we regularly feature on the Times Top 200 list.  Students come from throughout South Holland as well as from Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Peterborough. 

We are a progressive school with an innovative curriculum and a rich and diverse extra-curricular programme. Our commitment to developing the whole person prepares students well for the challenges and opportunities that they will face in the rapidly changing world in which they live.  Personal development from childhood to adulthood is also of great importance to us. Our students grow into independent, articulate young women (and young men in the Sixth Form) who take responsibility for their lives and make decisions about their futures in an informed and intelligent way. We are proud of our excellent pastoral care and guidance that ensures that no student is lost in the crowd.

We are looking forward to meeting you and hope that you will want to join us in taking this happy and highly achieving school to the next stage of its development.

For further information including an application pack, please contact: Mrs Jayne Knight, Headmistress’ PA

We would be happy to have an informal conversation with any potential candidates to discuss the role in more detail. Please email  or contact the school 01775 722110

Completed applications to be returned to Mrs J Knight Headmistress’ PA

CV’s are not accepted

Closing date for Applications:   12:00 Noon  Monday March 15 2021

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any offer of employment will be subject to an enhanced background check by the Disclosure and Barring Service, employment references and medical clearance. 

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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