Abbey Court caters for pupils aged 3-19 with Severe Learning Difficulties, and is currently located on 2 Strood sites; Nursery & Primary (Cliffe Road) and Secondary & Further Education (Rede Court Road). Facilities include an on-site school farm.
The School Business Leader is the lead support staff professional and will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of all non-teaching elements of the school. The role will include line management of a team who oversee all aspects of support to the school, including Finance, Admin, IT, Premises, Catering and Health & Safety. The post holder will work closely with, and report to, the Headteacher.
This position would suit somebody with a flexible and energetic approach who enjoys working as part of a committed and supportive team. Colleagues looking to develop their leadership skills, would be supported with their CPD.
Comprehensive training and induction will be provided.
Previous experience as a School Business Manager and a School Business Management qualification is essential.
Due to the conditions and complex needs of the pupils at Abbey Court School, continuity and consistency of support is paramount and therefore candidates for all positions will need to commit to the full working hours of the post.
This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of appointment for post is subject to a satisfactory Criminal Record Bureau Disclosure.
Shortlisting: 6th October 2021
Interviews: 19th October 2021