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School Business Manager - Furzedown Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

36 hours per week

Term Time only (41 weeks per year) - with flexibility for the right candidate

Permanent Full time

As soon as possible

Do you want a challenge? Are you passionate about education? Would you like to make a strategic difference to our school community, including improving the life chances and life choices of all of our children? If so, Furzedown is the place for you!

We are seeking a dedicated, highly skilled, innovative and enthusiastic individual who is able to think creatively and who has experience of managing teams to work in partnership with our Headteacher to contribute significantly to the leadership of our inclusive, caring and inspiring community school.  

The successful candidate will provide the vision, knowledge and expertise in all aspects of school business management.  They will have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and be responsible for managing a team of administration, extended services and premises staff.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational person with:

  • Sound experience of financial management and budgetary planning and control;
  • Experience of human resources management;
  • An excellent working knowledge of ICT systems; preferably a knowledge of SIMS software;
  • Excellent organisational, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • The ability to adapt, design, develop and procure robust information and administrative systems;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Drive and commitment to take us forward into the next phase of our school’s development.

We will offer you:

  • A ‘Good’ school, Ofsted March 2017 
  • A happy inclusive environment of children and staff with a firmly established ethos of caring for one another in our school family
  • Excellent support from governors, the senior leadership team, parents/carers and the local community
  • A strong team of dedicated staff
  • An exciting opportunity with excellent career advancement continuing professional development opportunities
  • Flexibility in working

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact Debbie Boxall at dboxell.212@lgflmail.org

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Completed application should be returned to the school by email at dboxell.212@lgflmail.org

Closing Date: 26 May 2022 (at noon)

Short listing: 27 May 2022

Interview: Week commencing 06 June 2022

 We reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the closing date upon receipt of successful applications.

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

Successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS clearance.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Furzedown Primary School

Beclands Road

Tooting, London

SW17 9TJ

Telephone: 0208 672 3480

Headteacher: Mrs. D. Morris


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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