School Business Manager  required as soon as possible - Closing Date 10am Thursday 30th November 


St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School

Brook Road, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 5HL

School Business Manager

Required for immediate start 37.5 hours/week term time only + 2 weeks

Pay – £31,601- £35,444 subject to experience

St Teresa’s Catholic Primary school is a one form entry school rated “Good” by Ofsted in June 2016. The Governors and Headteacher wish to appoint an experienced, proactive and highly motivated School Business Manager to be the leading professional in all non-teaching and learning matters. The successful candidate will work closely with and report directly to the Headteacher.

We can offer you:

· A exciting and rewarding work environment with a happy team of dedicated staff

· A strong team of experienced, capable staff who are hardworking

· A supportive Governing Body, committed to the development of all member of staff

· A well resourced and effective system

· Opportunities to develop both personally and professionally

The successful candidate will be:

· Financially astute and well organised, with excellent budgetary and ICT skills and a strong financial background

· Resourceful and resilient; able to work under pressure to think creatively, problem-solve and meet deadlines in a fast pace multifunctional environment

· Enthusiastic and highly motivated, a key team player with excellent communications skills

· Able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to lead and motivate a team of staff

· Able to manage and lead change, working unsupervised and using initiative

We invite candidates from a range of professional backgrounds with strong financial/accounting skills who can demonstrate the ability to operate strategically, communicate effectively and who will share our passion for Catholic education. Applicants with a School Business Management qualification or a willingness to attain this would be particularly welcome.

We strongly recommend a visit to our school to meet the staff and children. Please contact the school office and ask for Mrs Alison Jackson to arrange a visit.

Closing date: 10am on Thursday 30th November 2017.

Short listing: will take place on Friday 1st December 2017 and all successful applicants will be notified that day

Interviews: will be held on Thursday 7th December 2017

St Teresa’s Catholic Primary school is committed to the principles of equality of opportunity, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. It expects all staff to share this commitment and the successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and proof of eligibility to work in the UK will be required.


Please complete the forms below and return to the school office :

SBM job description plus person specification

Support Staff Application Form - SBM Role

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Disclosure Form

Recruitment Monitoring Form

Notes to Applicants





Copies of all our Forms

CES Senior Leadership Application Form

CES Teacher Application Form

CES Support Staff Application Form

CES Notes To Applicants

CES Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 - Disclosure Form amended 2016

CES Recruitment Monitoring Form