School Business Manager (Temporary Post): Smallwood C.E. Primary Academy

Hours: 20 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (term time plus 1 week)

Salary: £19,698 (pro-rata, actual salary £9381.12)

Headteacher: Iestyn Lewis

Closing Date: Thursday 8th July

Shortlisting: Friday 9th July

Interviews: Wednesday 14th July

This is a part-time position of 20 hours per week (times negotiable), for 40 weeks per annum (term time plus 1 week). Smallwood C of E Primary Academy is a slightly smaller than average primary school, operating as a stand-alone Multi Academy Trust.

We are seeking to appoint a suitably experienced School Business Manager, on a temporary basis, to join our dedicated, hardworking and supportive administrative team. Reporting to the Head Teacher and board of Directors, you will be responsible for financial support in all elements of school operation.

We are looking for someone ideally with previous school finance and administration experience to join our team as soon as possible.

You will:

  • have come from a finance background, ideally having experience using SIMs FMS module or a similar financial system
  • possess excellent organisational skills and be able to multi-task
  • be flexible and work co-operatively with other members of the team
  • have personal values that are in line with the Christian ethos of the school
  • Commitment to the schools policies and procedures, including safeguarding.

We can offer you:

  • Good Ofsted inspection;
  • a happy, well resourced, popular school where children are eager to learn;
  • a family atmosphere where staff know every child and their family well;
  • bright classrooms with great opportunities for indoor and outdoor learning;
  • supportive colleagues who are committed to each other’s professional development;
  • a caring community of active trustees, parents and Church.

We welcome visits to the school which can be arranged by telephoning the school office on 01477 500362 or by email to

Please apply by downloading an application from the school website at: and returning it to A supporting letter of no more than 3 A4 pages should also be attached.

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Contact the School

Smallwood Academy

School Lane, Smallwood, CW11 2UR.

Main Contact: Iestyn Lewis

Tel: 01477 500362

SEN Contact: Mrs J Priest

SEN Email:

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