School Business Manager
Closing: 9am, Tuesday 1st December 2020
Sandringham School is a high performing and extremely popular Outstanding School situated in the picturesque city of Saint Albans, conveniently located just 20 minutes by train from London. We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated manager who will work closely with the Head and Trust colleagues to contribute to strategic decision making and planning. The successful candidate will be part of the Senior Leadership team and will line-manage a range of business administration and operational teams across the school, with responsibility for Financial Management, HR, Premises, Administration and Catering. This role requires a dedicated, flexible and organised person who will approach work with a positive attitude, confidentiality and integrity. If you would like to work in a forward-thinking school and make a difference, we would like to hear from you.
Over £10 million has been invested in developing the learning environment in the past five years to provide a state-of-the-art learning campus.
- All students bring their own tablet device to school so that teachers can be even more flexible in their delivery of lessons.
- Behaviour is exemplary and visitors always comment on the outstanding learning ethos across the school.
- The school runs a Teaching School Alliance, is a Research School, is an Awarding Body for Initial Teacher Training, holds International status and embraces excellence in all areas of the curriculum.
- Staff who work at the school receive outstanding training and gain significant career experience.
Salary: M2-M4 plus fringe. Salary range dependent on previous experience, skills and ability.
Start Date: January 2021
- Children of staff admission rule
- Cycle to work scheme
- Access to a wide variety of school trips
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Professional development
Sandringham School is a member of the Alban Academies Trust, together with Verulam School, Ridgeway Academy, Wheatfield’s Junior School and Wheatfield’s Infants’ and Nursery School. We work in a multi-academy trust to share best practice, deliver joint training, promote the highest of expectations and raise achievement for all students. Our motto is ‘Educational Excellence for Everyone’. The trust offers significant opportunities for career development of staff at all levels within our organisation.
Application deadline: 9am Tuesday 1st December 2020
Candidates are welcome to visit the school informally prior to application, by appointment
Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate. Full details are available from our website www.sandringham.herts.sch.uk or www.teachinherts.com Applications should be sent to: Kate Ward, HR Manager, Sandringham School, The Ridgeway, St Albans, AL4 9NX, Tel 01727 799560. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Please do not submit CVs as they cannot be accepted as a method of application.
Sandringham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and references. We are strongly committed to promoting equality of opportunity and the elimination of unlawful discrimination. Please note that this post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.