St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Primary School


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School Business Manager

Following the retirement of our long-serving School Business Manager (SBM), St Bartholomew’s is looking to appoint an experienced and effective full time SBM to join our friendly and committed team.

Job title: School Business Manager

Start Date: 1st April 2021

Salary: £ 29 000- KR9 to £39 000-KR10 negotiable depending on experience

Hours: 35 hours weekly

Contract type: Full time

Responsible to: The Headteacher, Governors, Local Authority (LA), Diocese

Responsible for

  • Leading and overseeing the transition to a new school’s finance package
  • Financial management and accounting processes including financial compliance
  • Health and Safety including site and premises services
  • Risk Management
  • Management of non-support staff
  • Management of third-party contracts and extended school service activities
  • Human resources
  • Catering
  • Admissions administration

The School Business Manager (SBM) will advise on and implement the day-to-day financial support that enables the school to operate lawfully, effectively and efficiently.

We offer

  • The opportunity to work in a school with a Christian ethos where the children are the first priority and the atmosphere is one of mutual support and encouragement.
  • The opportunity to work with the new headteacher (September 2020) to lead the school through an exciting process of change, development and innovation.
  • Hard-working children and staff
  • Commitment to ensuring the best for all children and staff
  • The opportunity to work as part of the team to maintain and develop the excellent reputation St Bartholomew’s enjoys

Closing date: 4pm Mon 1st March 2021

Interview date: Mon &/or Tue 8/9 March 2021

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Safe visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. Please contact the school office on 01322 663119

St Bartholomew’s School, Kent LA and Southwark Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check


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