Staff Vacancies

School Business Manager  

Pay scale: Grade 8/SCP23

Hours: 25-35 per week/flexible, 40 weeks per year (term time including inset days + additional week)

 The governors at Helsby Hillside are looking to appoint an experienced business professional to join the highly committed and experienced school support staff team in ensuring the successful and effective operation of the school.

The role will involve managing the school office and administrative and data support systems. It will also have responsibility for financial management and controls including the school budget, procurement, provision of best value services and supplies to school and income generation. The role will assume overall responsibility for the management of school premises; including maintenance, cleaning, health and safety, security and line management of the site maintenance officer, clerical officer and midday assistants.

Clerking to the governors will not be required initially but may be added at a later date.

We are looking for candidates who have experience of operational and financial management, ideally in an educational setting but this is not essential.  Experience of managing people and a knowledge of HR procedures and best practise is also desirable.

Helsby Hillside is a successful and high performing school. Our school motto is ‘Learn, Laugh and Play’ and this is at the centre of all that we do. Our school is a strong community where staff work closely with governors, parents, pupils and the local community.  We are looking for someone who has the ability to demonstrate and develop best practice and who has high expectations of what our school can achieve.

The governing body is committed to supporting the work-life balance of staff. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please telephone the school on 01928 722991 to arrange an appointment during w/c 16th December. School will then be closed from 21st December until 6th January 2020.

Our school community places the highest priority on safeguarding and keeping our children safe. Applicants for the post will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes.  Please refer to the safeguarding policy on our school website via this link  https://www.helsbyhillside.co.uk/page/ploicies-forms/5396.

The closing date for applications is Monday 6th January 2020 at 5pm. Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 7th January 2020 and interviews will take place w/c 13th January 2020.

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Contact the School

Helsby Hillside Primary School

Bates Lane
Helsby, Frodsham
Cheshire, WA6 9LN

Headteacher: Mr C Richardson
School Contacts: Mrs F MacCready
& Mrs S Tregilgas


Tel: 01928 722991
admin@hillside.cheshire.sch.uk