School Business Manager

Pay Scale/Grade:        NJC Scale Points 28 to 34 £27342 to £32637 FTE (depending on skills/experience)

Contract:                        Permanent – 38 hours a week, 47.8 weeks per year (subject to change after annual review)

Start Date:                     September 2018

Closing date:               15 June 2018 (5pm)

Shortlisting:                15 June 2018

Interviews:                  Monday 18 June 2018


About our school:

Concordia Academy opened as a new free school in 2016. From September, we are taking on additional classes and moving to our superb new purpose built site on Union Road in Romford. We are offering you:

• the opportunity to work in a brand new state-of-the-art building with excellent facilities
• huge scope for advancement and fantastic opportunities for career progression
• the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an exciting new project and to help shape the direction of a new school

About the role: The new Business Manager will

• work closely with the school’s senior leadership team
• participate in the strategic management of the school and be responsible for the effective management of school resources
• manage all aspects of the school’s administrative and financial systems and processes
• oversee the overall budget
• take a lead on managing the school site, buildings and health and safety requirements
• provide leadership and support to administrative, premises and site staff

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on Monday 11th June or soon after to arrange a visit.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a completed Reach2 application form to the Head of School via email –

or by posting to: The Head of School, Concordia Academy C/O Langtons Junior Academy, Westland Avenue, Hornchurch, Essex RM11 3SD

School Office Tel :  01708 932710 or email us at
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer.


SBM Person Specification – May 2018

SBM Job Description – May 2018



Concordia Academy is a member of the REAch2 Academy Trust, a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance. For more information on REAch2 visit