JOB VACANCY: School Business Manager (Full-time)

octopus reading multiple book in hadsOur ‘business’ is to ensure that children leave us with firm foundations for Future Readiness

These foundations aim for pupils to learn about Learning, Themselves and Others, Technology and Spirituality. In doing so, we aim to nurture and empower young minds capable of making better decisions to help shape better futures for themselves and others. 

This vision has led to our school securing numerous awards, achievements and public recognition for academic excellence, teaching innovation, an exemplary ethos, the highest quality of pupil play in the UK, sporting success at a national level and much more.  

When it comes to the school vision for our pupils, we mean business.We’re looking for a School Business Manager who wants to make our business their business too.  

If you have the mindsetexperience and expertise to help our pupils on their journey, whilst developing your own career as a strategically-minded senior leader, then we’d love to meet you.

We can offer:

  • a collegiate, professional working environment at ‘Gloucestershire’s Number 1 School’ (‘Real Schools Guide 2019-20’)

  • the opportunity to shape and realise your vision of the ‘business end’ of our school supported by an excellent team of finance/admin/site staff and governors

  • a position within the school’s Senior Leadership Team to influence strategy and direction bringing about further success for our pupils, staff and community

  • the very large majority of working hours being term-time only (see below)


  • Role: School Business Manager
  • Grade: 7-8 (previously H-I) commensurate with experience
  • Salary: £25,801 - £32,878 pro rata (Actual Salary £23,741 – £30,253)
  • Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday - Friday 9-5pm, with 35mins unpaid lunch break per day)
  • Weeks: Term time, plus Inset days plus additional 3 weeks (42 weeks in total)

Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 17th April 2020

Interview Date: tbc

Please see Blue Coat School website ( for details and Application Form or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed - please contact the School Office to arrange (Telephone: 01453 525020)

Blue Coat CE VA Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. References will be required in support of candidates who are called for interview which must be from your current or last place of work.

Key Documents:

Job Description
Person Specification
School Information
GCC Job Application Form

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