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Athelstan Primary School - -423 days remaining
Closing Date 04/01/2023
Richmond Park Way, , Sheffield, South Yorkshire S13 8HH
Grade 8 scp 32 35 £38,296 to £41,496 (pro-rata
NOR: 630

Athelstan Primary School is a wonderfully vibrant community, where children and adults from many diverse cultures, beliefs and backgrounds blend together to create Team Athelstan.  We are an incredible team, who work very hard and who genuinely want all our pupils to thrive. 


As a result of the retirement of our current Business Manager, we are looking to appoint someone who is enthusiastic, flexible, highly motivated and committed to taking a leading role within Team Athelstan, to take up the position from Easter 2023.  

The ideal applicant will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and work closely with the Headteacher.  They will be responsible for operational functions within the school including finance, human resources , premises and health and safety.

This is an exciting, challenging and diverse role which will provide the successful candidate with opportunities to develop their own skills and to support the school.

The role includes;

  • Finance – planning, monitoring and evaluating the school budget
  • Premises/site management
  • Line management of the Administration and Premises Teams
  • Management of Health & Safety and Risk
  • Human Resources, providing support, guidance and recruitment

The successful applicant will have;

  • The ability to lead, organise and motivate staff
  • Experience of financial planning, financial management and budgetary control
  • Excellent computer skills including software relating to finance, Excel, Microsoft Office suite and Google drive
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to use their own initiative
  • A cheerful and positive attitude, with the ability to remain calm under pressure

In return we will offer you: a happy welcoming school; supportive, hard-working staff with shared high expectations; a strong driven, forward thinking leadership team, with a strong emphasis on the health and well-being of staff, and achieving a good work-life balance.  This is evidenced in our Team Athelstan Guarantee, full details will be sent with your application pack.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure is required. Online checks will also be carried out.

SHORTLISTING: Thursday 12th January 2023

INTERVIEWS: Friday 20th January 2023


INFORMAL ENQUIRIES: If you have any questions relating to the role, please email Bev Shaw, Business Manager, at bshaw@athelstan.sheffield.sch.uk


VISITS: Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 0114 2692301 to arrange a visit.


APPLICATION: Application packs are available electronically by emailing the school at bshaw@athelstan.sheffield.sch.uk.  All completed applications should be emailed to the school for the attention of Bev Shaw, Business Manager at bshaw@athelstan.sheffield.sch.uk.