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School Business Manager - John Gulson Primary School

What is the job role?

The Headteacher and the Governing Body of John Gulson Primary School are looking for a forward thinking, positive and caring experienced School Business Manager to join our SLT and our exciting improvement journey.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent financial, literacy and I.T. skills and have the ability to lead and collaborate with a team effectively. If you have attention to detail, are able to prioritise your workload, meet deadlines and inspire your colleagues, we would be keen to hear from you.

The role will involve:

Management responsibility for effective whole school administration organisational systems, working with a large degree of independence, significant accountability and flexibility.

Budget preparation, with other senior leaders and responsibility for the planning, expenditure, monitoring and evaluation of budgets, as well as responsibility for the effective management of all financial administrative processes ensuring compliance with financial regulations.

Building and maintaining successful relationships with people, treating them consistently, with respect and consideration.

Other areas of responsibility include:

• Human resource issues

• Premises related matters including building projects

• Health and Safety management

• Line management

Qualification & Training Degree in School Business Management/ Diploma in School Business Management or equivalent qualification or experience is required.

For an informal discussion and to answer any questions you may have please contact the Headteacher, Ms V Sumner, on 02476 227791. Before completing your supporting statement, please ensure that you have read the Person Specification and Job Description.

If you would like to visit and have a tour of the school or would like to find out more about the post, please contact the school office on 02476 227791.  Tours will be held on:

Wednesday 24th February 2021 at 9:15am

Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 3pm.

For an informal visit please contact the school by e-mail to mailto:office@johngulson.coventry.sch.uk

Work pattern: 37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Please see the below application pack and completed applications to be returned direct to the school at mailto:f.macnab@johngulson.coventry.sch.uk

Closing date: 4.00 pm 08/03/2021

Interview date: Monday 15/03/2021

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via The Criminal Records Bureau.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Coventry City Council

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