School Business Manager - Ashbrow School

Primary Schools
Ashbrow School
37 Term Time plus 3 weeks
Ash Meadow Close, Huddersfield HD2 1EX
Grade 11
£31722 - £33726

School Business Manager

Salary Grade 11

Start date As soon as possible  

Working Together for Children and Families

Ashbrow School is a vibrant, caring school, which celebrates a strong family ethos. We strive for excellence in all we do and have great ambition for our children. The school has a strong and ambitious vision to make a fundamental difference for all pupils. We endeavour to take every advantage of our stunningly beautiful surroundings, ensuring that learning reaches beyond the classroom and the children have every opportunity to ‘be all that they can be’. Our diverse community is highly valued by our families and staff and as a school we expect everyone to actively contribute to and promote our strong, positive ethos.

At Ashbrow we put the children at the heart of all we do.

The governors at Ashbrow are seeking an ambitious and energetic professional with a proven track record

The School Business Manager is a key member of the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). It combines the leadership of a business management support team of staff in the delivery of key support services and activities, whilst acting as a professional lead to support the headteacher in all aspects of school business operations relating to:

  • Strategic finance and budget planning
  • Financial management and monitoring
  • Premises management
  • Health and safety management
  • Project management including aspects of building and capital projects for school improvement
  • Management information systems


This is an ideal position for someone with knowledge of financial planning and budget setting principles, previous people management experience and sound communication skills.

If you are dynamic and solution focussed, who can maintain perspective even when under pressure then we would love to hear from you.

Visits are warmly welcomed from prospective candidates. Please note that currently, visits to school will only be arranged outside of the school day and in line with social distancing guidelines.

To arrange a visit please contact Katrina Smith on 01484 452128.

Ashbrow School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance is required for this post prior to commencement.

Closing Date: 4th March 2021

Shortlisting: 5th March 2021

Interviews: Week commencing 8th March 2021

04 March 2021, 9:00 AM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

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