School Business Manager

Job Roles:
Business Manager
Organisation Type:
Preparatory School
Contract Type:
Full Time
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Contract Term:
Salary Description:
NJC range 30 – 36 (Outer London)
13th Sep 2018
Start Date:
Vita et Pax Preparatory School
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Vita et Pax Preparatory School is a Catholic coeducational Independent Day School in North London.

We are currently recruiting for the role of School Business Manager in the School Administration Team.

The role entails working with the School Governors and Headteacher to ensure that the various financial responsibilities of the School are well managed. This includes preparation of the annual budget and ongoing financial guidance to the Governing body and stakeholders to ensure all income and expenditure is balanced. Management of issues related to premises, HR and contract agreements is also essential in this role.

The School Business Manager will provide detailed financial analysis as well as daily management to ensure school resources are efficiently utilised. Alongside monitoring, challenging and, where appropriate, taking corrective action, the School Business Manager will support the daily operation of the School Office, and may also be required to act as Clerk to the Governors.

The School Business Manager is in the first instance responsible to the Headteacher and, ultimately, to the Governing Body. When undertaking Clerk to the Governor duties the SBM is directly responsible to the Chair of Governors.

Applications are sought from Finance Managers with strong interpersonal skills and awareness of current fiscal legislative and regulatory frameworks, within an educational /charity setting.

This is a position which would suit an individual with initiative, a hands-on approach, team spirited and keen attention to detail. You must be a good communicator.

Vita et Pax Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Baring Service check before an appointment is confirmed. Appropriate safeguarding certificate/checks will also be necessary.

Vita et Pax Preparatory School does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and complies with all relevant UK legislation.

To apply, please send your completed application form to

Closing date: 28th September, 2018

Start date: As soon as possible

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Contact Details:
Vita et Pax Preparatory School
Tel: 02084498336
Contact: Allana Gay, Interim Headteacher

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