Business Manager

The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls
An 11-18 Academy with Visual Arts Specialism
Brentwood Road
Romford Essex RM1 2RR
Headteacher: Mr J. Dutnall LLB, BA, MA

Tel: 01708 447368
Numbers on roll: 1305

Permanent Full time
£40,000 - £50,000 incl. Outer London Weighting
Required for September 2019

LIFE is a multi-academy trust which believes that Learning Is For Everyone. All those in our community are asked to consider our three principles: Learning from the past, Living in the present and Looking to the future. Each principle is important and is a part of every school in our Trust. Our schools retain their own values, traditions and distinctiveness but have also chosen to become part of something bigger and extremely exciting
The School are looking to recruit an experience Business Manager who will bring enthusiasm and drive to continue the development of the Trust finance operations through the next exciting stage of our growth.

We are looking for:

  • An individual with strong financial background with solid experience, management accounting experience would be an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels, managing, influencing, guiding and mentoring to achieve and deliver the required strategies.
  • Ideally someone with experience in a school environment with good knowledge of the ESFA requirements.
  • Excellent organisation, administration, auditing and questioning mind-set.
  • Access to your own transport and a full driving licence is essential.

Please submit a copy of the school’s application form, which can be found on our website, together with a letter of application and supporting paperwork, to Julian Dutnall, Headteacher by 9am Tuesday 7th May 2019. Suitable candidates will be interviewed promptly. The school reserves the right to interview prior to the deadline date. To find out why we are so proud of Frances Bardsley Academy, visit our website: check us out on Twitter.
The Frances Bardsley Academy is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.


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