School Business Manager

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Wirral,Merseyside,United Kingdom
£34,000 - £36,000 Per Year
12 Feb 2024 19:01
11 Mar 2024 23:59
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time

School Business Manager

The School Business Manager is a crucial role, ensuring the efficient financial and operational management within a not-for-profit educational setting. This individual will be responsible for the smooth running of all financial, administrative, and logistical aspects of the school.

Client Details

We are seeking a School Business Manager to support a school on the Wirral. You will support the headteacher and governors in ensuring the smooth and successful running of the school. You will be responsible for supporting in areas such as finance, human resources, facilities, administration and health and safety. You will have a relevant qualification in business management or equivalent experience in a similar role. You will also have excellent communication, organisational, and problem-solving skills. You will have the ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders, including staff, parents, pupils, governors, and external agencies.


  • Oversee and manage the financial affairs of the school
  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations and procedures
  • Manage all administrative and operational aspects of the school
  • Lead the development and implementation of the school's financial strategy
  • Coordinate the preparation of budgets and financial reports
  • Manage procurement and contract services
  • Lead and manage support staff
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and development of the school


A successful School Business Manager should have:

  • A relevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • Experience in financial management and budgeting
  • Knowledge of the not-for-profit sector, preferably in education
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills

Job Offer

  • Generous holiday leave
  • Opportunity to make a real difference in a not-for-profit educational environment
  • A collaborative and supportive culture
  • Continuous professional development opportunities

If you're passionate about education and have the skills and experience we're looking for, we'd love to hear from you. Apply now to join their dedicated team in the Wirral.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the adverts should we receive a sufficient level of interest!