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St Laurence Church Junior School - -15 days remaining
Closing Date 21/11/2023
Bunbury Road, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands B31 2DJ
£38,296-£46,549 Pro Rataa
NOR: 360
Phase_of_EducationReligious_CharacterEstablishment_Type_Group Minimum Age 7Maximum Age 10

School Business Manager

Required Easter 2024

Ideally earlier with period of employment alongside retiring incumbent
Permanent term time + 3 weeks (36.5 hours per week)
Grade 5 £38,296 - £46,549 experience dependent
St Laurence Church Junior School, Northfield, B31 2DJ
Tel: 0121 464 6499
Email: enquiry@stlrncj.bham.sch.uk
Headteacher: Mr A Murphy

St Laurence Church Junior School is a 3-form entry junior school located in Northfield, Birmingham. As a diocesan church school, our core Christian values are at the heart of everything that we do and our vision statement of ‘Learning, Loving and Sharing, guided by Jesus’ underpins all that we do at the school. We are an OFSTED rated ‘good’ school and are looking for a School Business Manager who is ready to support the school in order to provide the best opportunities moving forward for our children and their families.
In return we will offer training where necessary to the right candidate in order to further develop their skills and knowledge. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and innovative School Business Manager to join our supportive team. We would welcome the opportunity for the successful candidate to complete a handover period with the retiring incumbent so they are given the best possible start in the role.

The successful candidate will:
• Currently hold the role of School Business Manager or a role in which they can demonstrate the skills needed for the role.
• Will hold the Certificate in School Business Management (CSBM) and/or (DSBM) or be willing to study for this and have a financial background.
• Be responsible for all aspects of the school’s business to include: Finance and budgeting, Facilities & ICT Infrastructure, Health & Safety, Risk management, Asset management, GDPR and HR and line management of Support Staff.
• Work in partnership with senior leaders and report to, and advise, the Governing Board.
• Have exceptional communication and organisational skills.
• Have knowledge of similar school-based packages such as SIMS, FMS, iPay, Oracle, The School App.
• Be proactive in accessing update training, reading, policy etc.
• Be friendly, flexible, professional and hardworking.
We can offer you:
• A school where together we are ‘Learning, Loving and Sharing, guided by Jesus’
• A school that has a strong Christian ethos and puts children at its heart
• The opportunity to work with wonderful, caring and enthusiastic children
• A nurturing environment where positive relationships are established
• An opportunity to work with a happy and supportive team of staff
• A school that passionately believes in growing the skills and knowledge of staff
• A school with a truly broad curriculum that offers children fantastic opportunities
Visits to the school are actively encouraged: please ring our current School Business Manager, Mrs Julie Milner to arrange an appointment - 0121 464 6499.
Application forms: online through the portal, electronically or by post.

Please email enquiry@stlrncj.bham.sch.uk for more information.

St. Laurence Church Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant safer recruitment checks. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we welcome applications from under-represented groups. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage & civil partnerships.
Online checks: Please note that as part of the process we will carry out an online search for shortlisted candidates using information provided in your application form as part of our safer recruitment practices. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we may wish to explore with you at interview.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Closing Date: Tuesday 21st November 2023 12pm
Interviews: Wednesday 6th December 2023
Start Date: Easter 2024 (or from Monday 19th February 2024 if available for handover period)