School Business Manager

Closing Date: 9am on Monday 21st October 2019

Please see documents below, and send completed forms to:

School Business Manager Level 1

Grade 8

Required for 1st December 2019

The Governors of St Bernard’s R.C. Primary School are seeking to appoint a School Business Manager to join the school’s Senior Leadership Team as soon as possible.

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of our school as we journey to outstanding.

The successful candidate will:

  • Support and promote the school’s vision for a joyful, aspirational community, rooted in faith
  • Demonstrate skills and behaviours in line with NASBM professional standards, holding a DSBM qualification or a commitment to undertake this
  • Be proactive and an agent of change
  • Lead and develop high quality administrative support services
  • Promote and secure excellent stakeholder relationships
  • Lead and manage the school’s budget and all aspects of financial contracts
  • Lead on facilities and health & safety
  • Lead staff safeguarding compliance and human resources within the school
  • Act in an advisory capacity for all staff with regards to policy setting and business planning

In return St Bernard’s R.C. Primary School can offer:

  • A welcoming, supportive school community, with a strong Catholic ethos
  • A dynamic, collaborative leadership team at the start of their journey to outstanding
  • A team of enthusiastic, hardworking staff who embrace new opportunities
  • Enthusiastic, happy children who are proud of school
  • A strong commitment to professional and personal development
  • Strong support from Governors and parents

The school is committed to safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share the same commitment.  Appointments are made subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as references and pre-employment health checks.

There is an opportunity to visit the school at 10am on 14th October or 3:30pm on 16th October 2019

Completed applications should be sent to

Application documents are available from

Closing date is 9am on 21st October 2019

Shortlisting 21st October

Interview process will take place 24th October 2019