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Westbury Infant School - -50 days remaining
Closing Date 30/01/2023

Eden Vale Road



Tel: 01373 822716 BA13 3NY
Wiltshire Grade I from £30,151 (pro rata)
NOR: 270

Westbury Infant School, Eden Vale Road, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 3NY

Telephone: 01373 822716


School Business Manager

Job Advertisement

Westbury Infant School – WIS – “Where Infants Shine” - Could you shine here too?

We are looking to appoint a School Business Manager who will lead and manage all non-teaching functions of the school, this includes staff across a number of teams i.e. admin, cleaning, site staff, catering, MDSAs plus the management of our outsourced wraparound care provision.  The SBM carries out most of the day to day finance tasks for the school and also works closely with the Headteacher to support confidential staffing matters.  There is also a requirement to attend five business related Governor meetings, these are often conducted online. 

This post would suit an experienced SBM who is looking for a new challenge or maybe a very experienced School Finance Officer who is ready to take the next step into a SBM role.

Here at WIS we have a happy and committed team, we are very well resourced and our classrooms are bright and airy.  We have 210 children on roll, this includes 15 children in our specialist Resource Base.  There are approximately 50 staff across all teams at WIS; we employ all our own staff (apart from wraparound care staff) and we have a strong office team comprising a School Business Manager, an Admin Officer and an Admin Assistant. 

We were inspected by OFSTED in November 2022 and we are delighted to say that our school continues to be a good school.

We are looking for someone:

  • who has recent school finance experience, including budget setting
  • who has recent HR/payroll experience in schools
  • who does or has recently maintained a school’s Single Central Record
  • who has good Health & Safety and site management knowledge/experience, preferably in a school setting
  • who is a strong leader and has good people management skills
  • who is reflective, resilient, adaptable and very good at juggling priorities
  • who is a team player, is loyal and hard working
  • who is keen to work collaboratively with other schools
  • who is committed to ongoing professional development
  • who is keen to further their experience

We can offer you:

  • a lovely school where the children are eager to learn, have positive attitudes and who love coming to school
  • a supportive and friendly team of colleagues
  • the opportunity to work in an encouraging and creative environment
  • opportunities for personal and professional development

Pay details:                         Wiltshire Council Grade I from £30,151 per annum, pro rata, depending on experience

Hours of work:                   35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Working weeks:                 40 weeks per year i.e. Term time plus 5 INSET days plus 5 days in the holidays           

Contract type:                     Permanent

Closing date (and time):   Monday 30th January 2023 at 9  a.m.

Interview date:                   Monday 6th February 2023

Commencement date:      Monday 17th April 2023 or as soon as possible afterwards


Visits to our school are welcome and strongly encouraged.  Please call our current School Business Manager, Louise West to arrange a visit.  Our phone number is 01373 822716 or you can email directly on finance@westbury-inf.wilts.sch.uk


All of the application documents are available on our website https://www.westbury-inf.wilts.sch.uk/Job-Opportunities/

and completed applications should be emailed by the closing date to hr@westbury-inf.wilts.sch.uk


N.B.  Westbury Infant School cannot be held responsible for any incorrect information advertised on any third party website.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check and other safer recruitment checks before an appointment is confirmed.


More Information: https://www.westbury-inf.wilts.sch.uk/Job-Opportunities/