School Business Manager

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£35,000 full time equivalent, £32,711 actual
37 hours per week, term time plus 5 training days and 10 additional days
Permanent 

The Trustees invite a suitably qualified and experienced person to apply for the post of School Business Manager to join our Academy with effect from September 2022.

Are you looking for a new challenge? We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic School Business Manager who will lead our operational support team. This is a busy school with a dedicated administrative team, an experienced Site Manager and qualified Head Chef. We are looking for an individual who can work collaboratively to drive school improvement in all aspects of our operational service.

If successful, you will have the opportunity to join our team of Business Managers who are based in our other schools across the Trust. Working as part of this wider team, you will be able to contribute to the Trust and school based projects and work closely with the Executive Lead of Estates and Operations and Chief Finance Officer.


About the school

Thomas Walling Primary Academy 

Thomas Walling Primary Academy, part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, is a two-form entry school with 426 pupils on roll. We provide two part time Nursery classes and in addition, a very successful provision for 2 year olds. Our children are happy and motivated to learn and are supported by a very dedicated team of staff.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website https://www.laidlawschoolstrust.co.uk/72/vacancies-1. Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact the Academy office on 0191 2860333 to arrange a visit. If you wish to arrange have an informal discussion about this post, please contact Dorothy Jopling at Dorothy.jopling@thomaswallingacademy.com


Application details

Interviews will take place: To be confirmed 
Applications should be returned to: admin@thomaswallingacademy.com
Please note that we do not accept CVs. 


Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding. All successful appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a range of other pre-employment recruitment checks.

Job Description and Person Specification 

Downloads

Page Downloads Date  
LST Application Form 2021 11th Nov 2021 Download
Job Applicant Privacy Notice 11th Nov 2021 Download
Application Guidance Notes 11th Nov 2021 Download

Job Specification

Position
School Business Manager
Subject
Other
Salary
£35,000 FTE, £32,711 actual
Closing Date
12 noon on Friday 3rd June 2022
Start Date
September 2022
Job Reference
n/a
Location
Thomas Walling Primary Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 3PL

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: n/a.

Dorothy Jopling
0191 286 0333

Job Specification

Position
School Business Manager
Subject
Other
Salary
£35,000 FTE, £32,711 actual
Closing Date
12 noon on Friday 3rd June 2022
Start Date
September 2022
Job Reference
n/a
Location
Thomas Walling Primary Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 3PL

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: n/a.

Dorothy Jopling
0191 286 0333