Business Manager

Dorothy Stringer School
Competitive salary
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We seek to appoint a Business Manager to join our strong Leadership Team.

This position provides an excellent opportunity for the chosen candidate to build upon current successes and achievements and to gain professional enjoyment and satisfaction from developing the school further. The successful candidate will need a proven track record of leadership and must have demonstrated the ability to work in partnerships within and beyond the school. You will have passion, drive and leadership skills to maximise the potential of our school.

The overriding purpose of this role is to ensure, on a strategic level, that the school is able to move forward and develop in a financially secure way, this falls into the following areas:

To be a full member of the Senior Leadership Team.

To provide leadership, guidance, advice and management information on all finance, facilities and resource matters to Governors, the Headteacher, Leadership team and other managers.

To lead on all finance matters and resources, including some support staff, capital refurbishment, facilities and services. Report to Finance Governors and the Full Governing Body termly.

To generate income and to provide strategic financial advice to staff who apply for specific grants.

To take a lead role in the management of the PFI contract; premises, development and project management including new installations. Manage all site staff; caretakers; cleaners and ground staff.

Manage and provide financial advice and guidance for the schools voluntary funds.


Application is by application form with a supporting letter. Your application should take account of the Person Specification. In line with our safer recruitment Policy we cannot accept C.V’s.

Please return your completed application to Elaine Stoner, at If you have a problem replying electronically please contact the school on 01273 852222.

For an application form and associated paperwork see links below.

Dorothy Stringer is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and comply with the Department of Education Statutory Guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’.

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