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School Office Manager / School Business Manager / HR Manager

MC / SOM 109083
Bookkeeper, Education, Education Administration, Education Senior Management, Employee Relations, Finance, Finance & Accountancy, Health & Safety, HR Administrator, Human Resources, Other, Other, Other
£28,000 to £35,000 Per Annum
+ Bens
Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Education Sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a School Office Manager / School Business Manager/ HR Manager to join a School on an initial contract basis.

6 Months Contract with the possibility of a Permanent position for the right applicant.

School Office Manager’s Key areas of Responsibility

  • Business Management
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Business Support
  • Facilities and Resources
  • Health and Safety
  • Communications, Marketing and Promotion

School Office Manager’s Core Duties

  • Take overall responsibility for the business functions of the school, ensuring compliance with all legal and statutory duties and particularly the School Inspection Standards.
  • Ensure school/trustee details are kept up to date with The Charity Commission and Companies House
  • Monitor and approve spend against the budget and manage cash flow.
  • Oversee the duties of the Finance Officer including invoicing, debtor chasing, payroll and pensions.
  • Lead and advise on all HR procedures including recruitment and performance management, ensuring that the school is compliant with employment law (in conjunction with our external HR insurers).
  • Manage any safeguarding allegations made against staff, ensuring that appropriate agencies are informed and involved as required and statutory procedures are followed.
  • Manage the members of the support team, including the Finance Officer, Receptionist/Administrator, School Cook and Admissions Officer, providing appropriate support, guidance and development.
  • Ensure that the school building is maintained as fit for purpose.
  • Ensure that IT equipment is maintained and is appropriate for the needs of the school.
  • Ensure that the school building is maintained as fit for purpose.
  • Ensure that IT equipment is maintained and is appropriate for the needs of the school.

School Office Manager’s Key Experience

  • Recognised management/business degree or equivalent related professional qualification.
  • Managing a six-figure budget.
  • Managing a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Recruitment, employee relations, performance management and providing advice and guidance to managers.
  • Managing a varied and challenging workload at a senior level.
  • Managing complaints and concerns.
  • Excellent written and oral English.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Understanding of the School Inspection Standards.
  • Ability to strategically influence decision making within the school.
  • Ability to think logically and creatively when needed to ensure tasks are completed effectively but also within budget.
  • Able to use a range of ICT packages including intermediate level Excel.

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