School Business Manager

Location Derby
Discipline: SEN Education
Employment type: Full Time
Salary: £37K - £40K DOE, Plus Attractive Benefits
Contact name: Victoria Marsden

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Job ref: 6285
Published: 14 days ago
Full-time, SEN School General Business Manager, permanent job vacancy, Derby, Derbyshire.
  • £37K - £40K per annum DOE.
  • Full-time, 40-hours per week – Full Year.
  • Pension, Life Assurance, Health Cash Back & High Street Discounts.
  • Car lease scheme & bike to work scheme.
This employer strives to achieve outstanding Schools Colleges & Training Facilities for Children & Young People with Special Education needs.  With a team of dedicated team of Teaching, Support, Therapists & managers, together they all strive to bring out the best in every pupil and prepare them for adult life.  Their Schools & colleges have fantastic facilities and cater for Primary, Secondary & further education children.  The facilities range from Science Labs, horticulture, catering, mechanics and much more. The children are supported from the moment they arrive.  They are constantly challenged, and they believe in setting high expectations, enabling them to reach their full potential.  As an employer they fully invest in their staff team, with opportunities to gain further qualifications, continuous professional development, career progression and the opportunity to make a massive difference to the lives of those with a disability.
This school provides education to both primary and secondary students most of whom are on the Autistic Spectrum or have ADHD.

The Role

You would be joining a dynamic and inspiring independent SEN school for Children living with complex communication needs, mental health conditions and associated difficulties. As the SEN School General Business Manager, you would be part of the Senior leadership Team. You would have a high degree of autonomy and responsibility in the role. You would be managing budgets, resources, and financial management to enable the support services to work within a safe environment, and within budget and business aims. The role will also see you leading all aspects of HR, administrative functions, and providing exceptional leadership skills.


  • A Management diploma or finance qualification – desired.
  • Experience & knowledge of EBITDA, financial systems, HR & budget preparation.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations/standards for education.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding & legislative procedures for working with Children and young people.
  • Ability to provide effective leadership and management.


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