West End Primary School and Nursery

Be Your West End Best


School Business Manager 

Applications are invited from charismatic, enthusiastic and suitably qualified School Business Managers for this exciting and rewarding post. About West End Primary School is a vibrant and creative, community-focused one form entry primary school - small in size but bursting at the seams with creativity, warmth and a curiosity to learn! We pride ourselves on our ambitious curriculum, our nurturing ethos and our wonderful local community of children and families.


Candidates must share and embody the West end vision written by the school council: “We work hard together to be EXCELLENT in all that we do. We are CONFIDENT and COMPASSIONATE children, who are HAPPY and have fun!”


Details Grade SO1 – PO1 (Dependent on experience) (£32,076 - £38,223 FTE) Hours: : 26 - 37 hrs per week. Term-time plus a minimum of 4 weeks non term time.


The Headteacher wishes to appoint a proactive, dynamic, enthusiastic and happy Business Manager to join the school leadership team. An individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills who can work with all members of the school team and third party contractors. The School Business Manager is expected to lead on all financial, HR and Estate aspects of the school, advising the Headteacher and Governors on these matters.

The School Business Manager will also be responsible for the day to day management of the office and property taking the lead role in Health and Safety matters. We are looking for a person with previous experience working in a school finance role and with experience in managing a team or people and contracts.

Join us and you’ll receive membership to the local government pensions scheme, access to an additional day annual leave as part of our well -being agenda and excellent staff insurance for support with your health and well being. You’ll also get to work with a fabulous team who put children at the heart of everything they do.

Closing Date: 8th March 2024 (we reserve the right to close the advert early for the right candidate so encourage early applications)

Start Date: March 2024 or ASAP

Special Conditions this post is subject to a higher level check with the Disclosure & Barring Service. Please note that a criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining employment; this will depend on the circumstances and background to any offence. West End Primary School prioritises the safeguarding or our pupils and staff. Appointments are only made following satisfactory safeguarding scrutiny, references alongside the above DBS checks.