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Current Vacancies - November 2019


School Business Manager – Brook Acre Community Primary School

School Business Manager – Brook Acre Community Primary School

Brook Acre Community Primary School

Hilden Road





01925 815827




NOR 266


Business Manager

This post is a full-time, permanent position

Grade 7 (£26,999-30,507)

Hours 37 hours per week

Required for 1 December 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

Due to the upcoming retirement of our existing post-holder.  The governors, staff and children are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to join our school to build upon and continue to deliver exceptional standards across all areas of our school.

We are looking for a strong experienced candidate who can provide strategic vision and leadership in all aspects of school administration, in particular Finance, Assets and Human Resources.

The successful candidate will join and be fully supported by an experienced senior leadership team, united around clear school priorities. The Business Manager will be instrumental in shaping our future strategy of income generation and leading on all the areas of a busy school office.

You will:

  • Enjoy work and be ready to become an integral part of the team.
  • Have good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills
  • Be highly organised, reliable and able to use time management skills effectively
  • Have high expectations
  • Have a genuine passion for your work, belief that anything is possible and commitment to make a real difference to the lives of the pupils and wider school community;
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively and contribute positively within a team environment;
  • Be approachable and friendly
  • Hold high expectations for the attitudes and behaviour of everyone;
  • Have the ability to reflect on their own practice, embracing change and opportunities to work with others and striving for improvement.
  • Possess self-motivation and initiative to work as part of a team as well as individually
  • Have excellent mathematics and literacy skills
  • Hold a Level 4 diploma in School Business Management (CSBM) or equivalent

The successful candidate will have confidence and experience in strategic planning; school administration and management; finance; budget planning and implementation; procurement; human resources; governance and the ability to head varied teams of support staff in a school environment. Above all they will be flexible and well organised, able to manage time efficiently and be happy in their work.


We can offer you:

  • A strong, shared vision for our school
  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards
  • A supportive and inclusive school community where everyone is valued
  • Excellent professional development and training opportunities
  • A welcoming, friendly and talented staff team and supportive and active Governing Body

Applicants should note that the closing date for applications is at 12.00 pm on Tuesday 29 October.  Application packs are available from our school website, please visit www.brookacre.co.uk, to download further job details. 

Visits to school are encouraged prior to application and available on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 9 October – 9.30 pm
  • Tuesday 15 October – 2.30 pm
  • Thursday 17 October – 3.45 pm

Please note that the school closes on 18 October 2019 and reopens for INSET 4 November.  Please email the Headteacher, Miss Jo Holmes, for any enquiries during this time – brookacre_primary_head@warrington.gov.uk    

Brook Acre Community Primary School and Warrington Borough Council as an employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of its pupils as its number one priority and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.  Enhanced DBS clearance will be required.  Further details can be found on www.homeoffice.gov.uk/agencies-public-bodies/dbs/


  • Closing date:  Tuesday 29 October 2019, at 12.00 pm
  • Shortlisting: Wednesday 30 October 2019
  • Provisional interviews:  Tuesday 5 November 2019



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