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University of Chichester Academy Trust - Business Manager

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University of Chichester

Full Time


In an exciting new phase for the Court Lane Infant and Junior Schools, we are looking to appoint a highly motivated Business Manager to join our Senior Leadership Team who will be responsible for the management and development of professional services provision across the Schools.

As the Business Manager, you will be involved and lead on all aspects of the operational management, including responsibility for the Management Accounts maintaining regulatory and ESFA Compliance, negotiation and review of out-sourced contracts, oversight of the Premises team, and ensuring our schools receive an effective and professional administrative provision.

With relevant CCAB or CIMA qualifications (part qualified or qualified) you will have excellent interpersonal skills, to motivate and inspire colleagues to work collaboratively. With a level of understanding of current thinking and best practice in business management, such as finance, procurement, admissions, you will ensure the implementation of effective systems and procedures to enable high quality provision for the benefit of pupils, staff and visitors.

Court Lane Infant and Junior Schools are popular schools in the north of the city, and pride themselves on the professional development offered to staff. Being part of the University of Chichester Multi-Academy Trust offers staff additional benefits and opportunities for enrichment and collaboration across the Trust, whilst recognising the importance of each academy retaining their unique identity.

Interview date: 22 June 2018

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and welcomed; please ring the school office to arrange an appointment (023 9237 5444).

You can apply for this vacancy by downloading the University of Chichester Academy Trust application form ( and supporting documents and sending it to the school by e-mail to Mrs Karen Bishop, Office Manager, or post to the school. Alternatively, if you require more information during the half term break, please contact the University of Chichester Academy Trust on 01243 793421 or