School Business Manager

  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 36925 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Home

Do you have the drive, passion, and commitment to deliver outstanding business support? Office Angels currently have an opportunity for a School Business Manager to join a dedicated team of staff at a local school in Newcastle, who are committed to providing the best possible education for pupils.


The desired candidate will have previous experience of working within a school office, in either a Business Support Officer or School Business Manager role.


This is an amazing opportunity to join a local school, in a busy and extremely rewarding role.



  • Start Date: ASAP



  • 37 hours per week (term time only plus 5 training days and 10 additional days)

  • Salary: £36925 (Pro rata - £34,510)


Key Responsibilities:


The successful candidate will have previous experience of working within Education, with the ability to manage, lead and motivate a team.


Site, Premises, Grounds, Health & Safety



  • Facility & Property and Health & Safety Management; maintaining policies, procedures, upkeep and smooth running of school premises and assets

  • Manage and monitor pre-planned and reactive maintenance schedules and contracts

  • Management of COSHH

  • Ensure ancillary services e.g. catering, cleaning, etc., are managed and monitored effectively, in line with specific policies, health & safety requirements, school food standards, nutritional standards and allergen compliance

  • Ensure compliant Fire and Evacuation plans are in place and reviewed regularly


Data, Administration & Finance:



  • To manage the administration teams to ensure the efficient and effective operations

  • Provide support to the Headteacher in discreet and highly confidential matters

  • To administer the complaints process until resolution

  • Records management in line with ICO guidance, GDPR compliance and school policy

  • Raising of purchase requisitions and orders

  • Ensure all visitors are checked and comply with safeguarding regulation and DBS register is managed according to safeguarding requirements

  • Main contact for any high profile stakeholders

  • Main contact for any school based operating systems

  • Management of Administration of medications and First Aid requirements


Human Resources & Personnel



  • Line management responsibilities where appropriate including recruitment, induction, performance management and ongoing training/upskilling of staff

  • To manage and record the day to day absence, LOA administration and other general staffing matters including but not limited to annual leave entitlements and monitoring working time commitments

  • To act as Cover Manager utilising MIS and line management of Cover Supervisors

  • To complete occupational health referrals supported by HR Manager

  • Arrange suitable levels of training for staff for Site Staff, Catering Staff, Fire Wardens, First Aid and Administration of Medication

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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