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School Business Manager

  • Posted: 15-03-2023
  • Category: HR Services
  • Location: Manchester
  • Type: Full Time / Temp
  • Salary: £120 - £160 per day
Smile Leadership Ltd are currently seeking to represent experienced school Business Managers for primary schools across Manchester, Greater Manchester (M30, and M33) area. The roles are usually available to start immediately and offered on an interim, full-time basis. The pay rate is between £120-£160 per day dependant on experience. If you are an experienced School Business Manager who has recently completed a similar role within an education setting and are either local to or available to travel to the Manchester, Greater Manchester (M30 and M33) and surrounding areas, we would like to hear from you. Smile Leadership Ltd is a sister company to Smile Education who are a leading education recruitment agency.

We are currently supporting schools in recruiting experienced Business Managers. Typically, the main duties of the role are, but are not limited to, planning budget spend on school, controlling costs and reducing when necessary, building relationships with suppliers and contractors to source the best value for money, staff payroll, handle all school service contracts, and oversee tenders for services such as catering, cleaning and IT support. We are open to receiving applications by 24.03.23 from school Business Managers with school setting experience or Business Managers with knowledge of school systems. If you are experienced, hardworking, and passionate about the school environment then I encourage you to get in touch with Smile Leadership today.

To be successful in your application, you should have experience in one or more of the following:

• Hold a relevant qualification
• Experience within a school Business Manager role
• Substantial experience working within a school
• Ideally have knowledge of the Greater Manchester LA procedures
• Knowledge of school systems will be advantageous

Due to Covid-19 a flexible interview process is in place for this role. A video meeting with a Smile Leadership representative will be arranged for applicants as a first stage interview, original job advert posting date 15.03.23.

If you would like to be considered for representation in a school Business Manager role, then please contact me directly via email at or on 07355034438, or visit our website to apply:

Alternatively, if you would like to have a confidential discussion surrounding other Greater Manchester school senior leadership jobs available, please contact Morgan at the Smile Leadership Ltd office 07355034438. For further information on teacher recruitment, or to find your nearest teaching agency please contact our sister company Smile Education on 01213926570.

We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.


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