Role: School Business Manager
Salary: Band 9  SCP 33 to 36 (£36,922 to £39,880)
Hours: Full Time    36.25 hrs per week  – working hours negotiable.
Contract: Permanent.  Annualised Contract, 25 days holiday (+ Bank Holidays)
Start Date: 1st September 2021

Park Road Sale Primary has an excellent reputation, not only for its high academic standards but also for its caring family ethos and its focus on the all-round development of its pupils.  Our pupils are well behaved, motivated and happy learners.  Graded Outstanding in 2009, we have sustained standards significantly above national averages in both English and Maths consistently in the years since then.

From the start of September 2021 we are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual who will provide essential support to the Headteacher in the effective leadership and management of the day-to-day non-educational operations of the School, including finance, premises, human resources and all commercial activities in our school; including managing the team of support staff.   Reporting to the Headteacher, the School Business Manager will be a critical member and hold a key position in the School’s Senior Leadership Team and will play a vital role in the school’s strategic planning and growth as a Trust.

This is an exciting time to join our school and offers the successful candidate the opportunity to play a central role in helping shape the vision and direction of the school as we grow and develop.  We are looking for a business minded individual with a strong finance background. Someone who is ambitious not only for themselves but also for the school; who has ideas and is able to turn vision into reality and who also has outstanding personal and professional qualities.  They will offer first class interpersonal and leadership skills, strategic acumen and crucially, they will support the school aims and objectives and ensure all that they do is to improve the outcomes for pupils entrusted to the care of our school.  Consideration will be given to finance professionals from outside the sector who are suitable qualified and can demonstrate a genuine interest in education.

In return we can offer you:

  • Inspirational, dedicated, passionate staff where teamwork is strong;
  • Fantastic children who are eager to learn;
  • Commitment to your professional development;
  • Opportunities to contribute to the development and growth of our Trust.

If you want to work in a highly ambitious and successful school, and if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm, then we would like to hear from you.

For more information about Park Road Sale Primary, or for further information relating to the role, please download the Candidate Information Pack or visit

Your completed application form and covering letters should be submitted electronically to

Please note: an application form must be completed as CV’s will not be accepted.

Park Road Sale Primary School 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. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date  Friday 18th June 2021 – 12:00 noon

Shortlisting  Tuesday 22nd June 2021

Interview Dates  Monday 28th or Tuesday 29th June 2021

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