School Name

Wildground Federation

Learn and succeed together for the journey ahead

School Name

Wildground Federation


School Business Manager & PA to Executive Headteacher

Closing date:                 Sunday 13 December 2020 at 5pm

Interview date:              Thursday 17 December 2020

Contract/Hours:            Permanent, full-time

Salary Details:               EHCC Grade F, £33,653 - £37,876 (starting salary dependent on experience)

Hours of work:              Monday-Friday, 37 hours/week, 52 weeks

Contact email address:

Wildground Federation is an established federation of Wildground Infant and Junior schools including two resourced provisions and a nursery.  Both schools are judged ‘good’ by Ofsted and ‘outstanding’ in early years.


A vacancy has arisen to appoint a School Business Manager.  The successful candidate will be a key member of the Senior Leadership Team working closely with the Executive Headteacher and two Heads of school.  The role will include developing, directing and coordinating the full range of school financial & administrative services as well as taking on the role of PA to the Executive Headteacher.  They will also take a proactive role in developing strategies for the longer term use and development of the school site including strategic planning to increase revenue into the school.   We would like to find someone who enjoys new experiences, problem solving, using their own initiative, being part of a team and making a difference.


The main areas of responsibility will be finance, administration and personnel with line management responsibility for the administrative team and caretaking/cleaning team.


The successful applicant will be experienced and proficient in the following key task areas:


Budget management, generating and delivering reports, procurement and invoice management, overseeing cash handling, preparing contracts, payroll, health and safety, meeting performance management requirements, recruitment of staff, managing staff teams and diary management.


 Applications are welcomed from those with school experience as well as those from business backgrounds.  Training and support will be provided.


Application Procedure

If you would like to know more about this role, please ask to speak to Mrs Scott (Business Manager) or Mrs Mullett (Executive Headteacher) either will be very happy to answer your questions.

Visits may be possible (compliant with social distancing rules).  Please speak to Mrs Scott who will be able to arrange a suitable time for you.

The job description and person specification are attached to this advert. Only applications on the Support staff application form will be considered.  We do not accept CV's.  Completed applications should be emailed to: