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School Business Manager Assistant – From September 2024

Are you a highly organised and detail-focused individual eager to contribute to the efficient operational management of a primary school? If you are interested in such a role, we have an exciting opportunity for a School Business Manager Assistant to join our dynamic team and support our finance and administrative operations.

At St Mary’s Priory Catholic Infant and Junior schools, we are committed to providing an exceptional learning environment where pupils can thrive academically and personally. We foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and growth, empowering our students to reach their full potential.

As our School Business Manager Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting the School Business Manager in various administrative and financial tasks. Your responsibilities will include:

Financial Support:

  • Assisting in budget preparation and monitoring expenditure
  • Managing accounts payable and receivable
  • Collaborating with the School Business Manager on financial reporting and analysis
  • Assisting in the procurement process and liaising with suppliers

Administrative Assistance:

  • Providing general administrative support to the School Business Manager
  • Assisting in human resources tasks, such as recruitment and on-boarding processes
  • Maintaining accurate records and files
  • Coordinating meetings, taking minutes, and managing calendars

Key Requirements:

To succeed in this role, we are seeking candidates who possess the following qualifications and skills:

  • Certificate in School Business Management or an equivalent qualification, or willingness to undertake one.
  • Previous experience in an administrative or financial role (experience in an educational setting is an advantage)
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Proficiency in office productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office or Google Suite

What We Offer:

We believe in investing in our employees' growth and development. By joining us as a School Business Manager Assistant, you can expect:

  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • LGPS pension scheme
  • The chance to contribute to the education and well-being of students

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about joining our team and possess the skills and qualifications we are looking for, we want to hear from you!

Please complete application form, along with the additional forms and email it to

Closing Date is Friday 28th June 2024 at 12 noon.