Finance/ Operations Manager

  • Employer: Wirral School
  • Salary: £36,692 - £39,611
  • Location: Eastway Primary School
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week. 41 Weeks Per Year.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 26/02/2024 at 09:00
  • Reference: SCH/24/270324

36 Hours Per Week 41 Weeks Per Year

Band - P06

A unique opportunity has arisen for an inspirational, highly motivated and committed leader and manager to join our excellent team of enthusiastic and dedicated staff at our caring, welcoming and successful school. 

We are looking to appoint a strong leader with a finance and/or operational background who can ensure we make the best use of resources now and into the future. This is a crucial role, carrying responsibility for the overall leadership and management of our administrative function, finance, human resources, management information systems and health and safety.

This is an exciting time in the schools history as we are starting the process of academisation and the creation of our own Multi Academy Trust. This will create many opportunities for the right candidate including potential progression to the role of COO/CFO.

We are looking for an excellent communicator and team player who:

Has proven leadership and organisational skills in driving strategic administration and financial management.
Has a positive attitude and can motivate and inspire others.
Has drive and initiative and is passionate about making a difference to our children and the school.
Is flexible, enthusiastic, reflective and resilient - and committed to their own professional development.
Keeps up with the latest relevant developments, legislation and ever changing demands of the role.
Promotes the highest standards of business ethos throughout the administration of the school.

We can offer you: 

Happy, calm, supportive and fully inclusive working environment 

Realistic approach to workload and promoting work life balance- including wellbeing leave of absence, supportive and passionate team, positive working relationships and children who love coming to school and the opportunity to take up to 5 TOIL days per annum during term time

Families and a community who are passionate about their school and working in partnership

A bright, spacious and inviting building with lots of natural light and extensive outdoor spaces including an orchard, growing allotments, private courtyard, Forest School, playing field and school pond. We offer a home from home environment and have a range of school pets

Please read the person specification (M23) and job description for full details of the role.

If you believe you possess the qualities to take on this exciting challenge, then we would be delighted to hear from you. If you would like to visit the school or gather more information, please arrange an appointment with our Headteacher.

The position is required as soon as possible.

Please complete the application form, including a supporting letter to the Headteacher Mrs Emily Morris, at the school address.

Interviews: 1 March 2024

If you have not been contacted before this date please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed