Job title

School Business Manager


Grampian Primary Academy

Salary range

NJC 30-35 (£26,822 - £30,153)

Start date

As soon as possible

Closing date for applications


Interview date



We are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual with a strong financial and operational background to join our team and lead business management at Grampian Primary Academy. Grampian Primary Academy is a one form primary school with a 52 place nursery.  The Academy is one of 16 schools within CfBT Schools Trust (CST). 


Key responsibilities of this role will include the leadership of HR, Finance, Premises, ICT and Administration. We invite candidates from a range of professional backgrounds, who can demonstrate the ability to operate strategically, communicate effectively and who will share our passion for education. You will need to have experience in leading and motivating others and a strong understanding of finance and business.


We are looking for someone who is:


  • A strategic thinker
  • Experienced at school business management, or highly relevant finance and resources management (essential)
  • Highly organised
  • Skilled at managing systems and people
  • Able to think creatively and problem-solve
  • Innovative in using new technology to enhance efficiency and communication
  • Proficient in oral and written communication

We can offer you:


  • A competitive salary
  • The opportunity to network with other school business managers
  • CPD
  • An enthusiastic staff team
  • The chance to work with happy and motivated children and their families


Grampian Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this.  The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.


Visits to look around the school are warmly welcomed.  Appointments should be booked by telephoning the school office on (01332) 765546.  An application pack and further details can be obtained by downloading from the Derby City Council website or by telephoning or emailing: Mrs. M. Murfin, Headteacher, (01332) 765546 - Email –

Contact details:

Melanie Murfin – Headteacher

Telephone: (01332) 765546 

Any special instructions

Candidates should send a comprehensive covering letter and completed application form to the Headteacher by 5pm on Wednesday 8th March 2018


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