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Support Business Manager

  • Posted: 20-03-2023
  • Category: HR Services
  • Location: Oldham
  • Type: Full Time / Temp
  • Salary: £120 - £160 per day
Smile Leadership Ltd are currently seeking to represent an experienced school Business Manager for a primary school based in Oldham, Greater Manchester (OL8) area. The role is available to start immediately and offered as a full time, interim position. The pay rate is between £120-£160 per day depending on experience. If you are an experienced School Business Manager who has recently completed a similar role and are either local to or available to travel to the Oldham, Greater Manchester (OL8) area, 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 a primary school in recruiting a Business Manager. This role is focused on supporting the new Business Manager in completing financial duties for the year end. Other duties may include, being responsible for finance, personnel, premises, administration. You will also work as part of the SLT and provide reports to other members of the SLT. Other duties may include planning budget spend on school, controlling costs and reducing when necessary, building relationships with suppliers and contractors to source the best value for money, arrange 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 17.03.23 from school Business Managers with school setting experience. 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 such as SIMS, SMS or ESO

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 17.03.23.

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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