Executive School Business Manager

Working 36 hours a week, Monday – Friday, throughout the year

Based at St Dominic’s School but with visits to other Surrey and Sussex Hub (SASHUB) Schools, or elsewhere as necessary.

£43,640 - £46,493 per annum

The schools and academies in Orchard Hill College Academy Trust work together to enable pupils to achieve their maximum potential in their local communities. The Trust is arranged in regional hubs and SASHUB Schools including St Dominic's, Grafham Grange School and Bantridge School are special education schools that aim to provide a therapeutic environment to support young people's academic journey and psychological wellbeing.

We are seeking to appoint an Executive School Business Manager who can deliver professional leadership and management to enhance our support teams effectiveness and performance to achieve excellent standards and long-term sustainability of the three SASHUB schools.

You will effectively lead financial management including managing and monitoring budgets, financial performance and activities. You will also provide professional leadership and management of the School Business Managers. You will ensure the smooth, efficient, effective and economical running of each of the support departments.

You will need to demonstrate the following experience and skills:

Experience of working in senior administrative role with significant aspects of financial and operational administration

Experience of supervising others.

Experience of administrative systems.

Experience of leading multiple teams across several functions.

Experience of managing budgets competently.

Excellent organisational skills.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to present information in a logical, clear and concise format and to communicate this effectively to colleagues, both verbally and in writing.

Ability to work collaboratively with a range of colleagues.

We can offer:

the opportunity to develop skills and experience within a family of providers

staff and governors who are committed and dedicated to success

support and guidance from the Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust

OHCAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to commencing employment.

Please and send your completed application form to jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk. Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 4th April 2018 at 5pm

Interviews: week commencing 16th April 2018

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Closing date: 4 Apr 2018

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