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Why Work At St Mark’s School?

St Mark’s School is an 11-19 mixed comprehensive school where students thrive and reach their full academic and personal potential through the combination of a personalised, dynamic curriculum, quality teaching, enriching opportunities and high expectations.

The staff at St Mark’s School are integral towards achieving our vision of inspiring students for future success. We are looking for committed, talented and passionate individuals to join our team, who will thrive on the prospect of developing confident, independent-minded learners with a spirit of ambition and adventure.

We encourage personal creativity and welcome innovative, forward-thinking ideas from staff. Teamwork is also at the heart of everything we do and by working together we aim to secure a successful future for all our students.

We are currently recruiting for:

School Business Manager

 

For further details on these vacancies, please see below:

School Business Manager

Contract type: Full time (37 hours per week), all year round
Start date: 1 January 2018
Salary: Grade I SCP 42-45 £37,306 – £40,057 p.a. actual
Closing Date: Midnight on Monday 18th September
Interview Date: Week beginning Monday 25th September

Full details regarding this role are given in the application pack below, please click on the link to download:

APPLICATION PACK School Business Manager (816.2 KiB)

St Mark’s School is a ‘Good’ 11-19 mixed comprehensive school where students thrive and reach their full academic and personal potential through the combination of a personalised, dynamic curriculum, quality teaching, enriching opportunities and high expectations.

The staff at St Mark’s School are integral towards achieving our vision of inspiring students for future success. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented and commercially minded School Business Manager to join us at an exciting stage in our development and to play a pivotal role in our Senior Leadership Team. We are seeking a committed and energetic professional who will lead, inspire and motivate. The person appointed will be responsible for the strategic development of all business functions within the school including finance, personnel, administration, day-to-day operations and school facilities.

Reporting to the Headteacher, and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will be expected to demonstrate strategic thinking, direction setting and outstanding people management skills. Although not essential, it would be a distinct advantage if you have previous experience of working as a Business Manager, Finance Manager or Bursar, ideally in the state education sector.

Applications are invited from talented and enthusiastic individuals who can demonstrate the ability to:

  • Work with the Leadership Team and Governing Body to provide advice, guidance and strategic leadership that promotes the school’s aims
  • Undertake strategic financial planning and provide advice to the Headteacher, Leadership Team and Governors on the most effective use of resources
  • Ensure all business management functions operate in accordance with statutory regulations including all aspects of the school’s finance and budget
  • Achieve ‘best value’ in all areas of expenditure by testing the market, negotiating and monitoring contracts and services
  • Promote the highest standards within the support staff team and strategically ensure the most effective use of resources in support of the school’s learning objectives
  • Maximise income generation from external sources

In return, the successful candidate can expect:

  • Competitive salary
  • Recognition for commitment and achievement
  • A comprehensive Induction Programme
  • A supportive Senior Leadership Team
  • A vibrant and dynamic student body that deserves the very best

Joining St Mark’s School at this very exciting stage would offer a unique opportunity to make a considerable impact on the future direction of this ambitious, forward-thinking and vibrant school.

Applications should be posted or emailed to the Headteacher, Mr Barnaby Ash, at St Mark’s School, Bay Tree Road, Larkhall, Bath, BA1 6ND by midnight on Monday 18th September 2017. They may also be submitted by email to: skailesj@st-marks.org.uk.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all successful applicants.

 

Joining our team: what St Mark’s has to offer

Professional development opportunities

Professional development opportunities are important to us and ensure we can provide the best possible education to our students. We value every member of staff and believe there is always room for personal development and growth; therefore, we encourage all members of staff to continue to challenge themselves and make the most of the opportunities we can offer.

All new staff can expect a thorough induction programme upon joining the school where you are introduced to the school and team, policies and procedures are shared and training needs and development opportunities are identified. As part of our team you will receive ongoing support and development at every stage of your career as we provide regular opportunities for staff to grow and develop with tailored trainings.

Personalised learning environment

Our small class sizes mean all students have the opportunity for unrivalled mentoring and individual support to enhance personal development.

Excellent location and culture

Situated in Bath there are many benefits to the location of the school. St Mark’s School is based in one of the most unique and desirable places to live in the UK; with Roman Heritage, Georgian architecture, excellent shopping and well-established transport links to both inner-city London and rural countryside in Somerset, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire; giving the best of both worlds.

Other transport benefits include:

  • Trains running to London every 15 minutes
  • Bristol International Airport is a short drive away with flights to many European cities
  • Easy access to motorway networks M5 and M4

There are no current vacancies.

St Mark’s, Bath are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our students and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all successful applicants.