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James Watt Primary School - -339 days remaining
Closing Date 17/10/2017
Boulton Road, Soho, Birmingham, West Midlands B21 0RE
£41967 to £52455
NOR: 480
Phase_of_EducationEstablishment_Type_Group Minimum Age 2Maximum Age 10


James Watt Primary School, Boulton Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 0RE

Tel: 0121 464 4736     Fax: 0121 464 4737

Strategic Business Manager

Salary: £41,967 - £52,455

Full-time, all year round

James Watt Primary School, Boulton Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 0RE Tel: 0121 464 4736 Fax: 0121 464 4737 email: recruitment@jameswattp.bham.sch.uk

Required as soon as possible:

We are looking for an experienced, motivated, enthusiastic and confident person to join our team as

Strategic Business Manager.

  • The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach to their work and be able to communicate effectively with staff, pupils, parents and visitors.
  • As Strategic Business Manager, you will have responsibility for financial management, administration, human resources, facilities management, and health and safety.
  • As part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will play an active part in the strategic management of the school and work closely with SLT and Governing Body.
  • We are looking for:
    • an organised person with excellent administrative skills and a professional attitude to their work;
    • someone who is able to work on their own initiative;
    • someone who has excellent skills in literacy, numeracy and IT, experience of working with people, and a clear knowledge and understanding of safeguarding;
    • someone who can work calmly under pressure.

James Watt was judged by Ofsted to a ‘Good’ school in March 2015.

 The school’s pupils and its staff are happy and hardworking and we warmly invite potential candidates to visit the school before application. These visits have been arranged for Friday 13th October at 9.30am or Monday 16th October at 1.30pm. Please contact the school if you would like to visit.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

 ‘James Watt School is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must promote this ethos. Enhanced DBS clearance, Disqualification (regulations) 2009, prohibition E.E.U. checks and if Right to work if overseas trained’

If you are interested, would like to find out more, or request an application pack, then please contact the Interim Temporary Strategic School Business Manager, Julie Andrews, via recruitment@jameswattp.bham.sch.uk. Packs are also available from the schools website: http://www.jameswattp.bham.sch.uk

Deadline for applications: Tuesday, 9am on 17th October 2017

Shortlisting will take place on: Tuesday, 17th October 2017

Interviews will take place on: Thursday, 19th October 2017

Completed application forms will only be accepted for consideration if they are returned to school via the recruitment email address, or, alternatively, you may post them, for the attention of the Interim Strategic School Business Manager, to James Watt Primary School, Boulton Road, Handsworth, Birmingham B21 0RE.

Please note that only standard Birmingham City Council Application forms will be accepted. We will not read an accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept this instead of an application. If you do not hear from the school within 14 days of returning your application form to us, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion, as unfortunately, we are unable to write to unsuccessful applicants.

No Agencies please.

More Information: http://www.jameswattp.bham.sch.uk