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School Business Manager (Support Role D)
  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/10726
  • Published: Fri 09/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 21/10/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 28 per week, Term Time + 10 days
  • Salary: £27,741 - £32,234 pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN41 2LA

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School Business Manager (Support Role D)

Job introduction

We need a calm, patient and efficient person with excellent financial and organisational skills to join our friendly office team. You could be an experienced School Business Manager or someone with strong financial qualifications or experience looking to move into a school environment.

Term Time plus 10 days

Start date: As soon as possible



About the role

Though the job description relating to this post is a general ‘Administration & Organisational Support Role D’ your main duties will be those relating to the finances, human resources and health & safety of the school. You will provide strategic advice the Headteacher and Governors during the year but especially during the budget setting process and ensure compliance with policies on financial matters.

We consider our school to be an inclusive place of learning for everyone. We offer a highly supportive and friendly staff team. We provide a good environment to give you the right start as a School Business Manager or to progress an already successful career.

Duties will include responsibility for:
• Financial planning and budget monitoring
• HR and payroll processing
• Premises and health and safety
• Data protection
• Keeping governors and SLT informed

The ideal candidate should hold an NVQ Level 4 or equivalent qualification in relevant discipline eg. Certificate of School Business Management, Diploma in Business Administration or AAT Diploma in Accounting, or be qualified by experience.

For the right candidate, there is some flexibility both in terms of which day of the week are worked and the number of hours.  We have a very strong office team so, should you prefer to work fewer hours or work half time in two schools we may be to accommodate that. 
We are looking to appoint the best candidate for the job and will negotiate from there.

Please apply to Andy Richbell, Headteacher, completing the standard Brighton & Hove Application form or using the online facility.

To find out more visit our jobs page ( or call the school office.

Safeguarding: St Nicolas Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and appropriate references. 

Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 21st October

Interview date: Tuesday 3rd November

Completed application forms accepted online or by email/post direct to the school address:

Locks Hill, Portslade, BN41 2LA, email:

School Office: (01273) 418026


Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Brighton & Hove Schools - Taking Action for Equality

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.