Executive School Business Manager - Cedar Tree Federation

  • Multiple Locations
  • Full Time
  • Up to £41,591 per annum. *Negotiable for an exceptional candidate.

   Are you an experienced School Business Manager looking for a career development opportunity or an exciting new challenge? 
  You may have worked in other sectors where Business and Finance Management are transferable skills for you?

We are looking to appoint an Executive School Business Manager, to lead the management and strategic develop of non-teaching operations, across our Federation. 

Financial business administration skills are essential and sound knowledge of HR is highly desirable.

You will be joining the Cedar Tree Federation as an active member of the senior leadership team. In this role, you will have accountability and autonomy for the operational aspects of the organisation. You will be required to lead and line manage a team of office staff across two schools. A School Business Management Level 4 qualification or equivalent is highly desirable.

We are looking for a candidate that has knowledge and experience of how Local Authority maintained school systems and process relate to school business operations. You will be a strategic thinker, leading all day to day operations including Office, Finance, Human Resources, Health and Safety and Premises. 

We are looking for a people leader, with excellent interpersonal communication ability, who can professionally lead in both our schools.  You will work alongside with the Executive Head in leading and growing the Federation and work closely with the each Heads of School on a daily basis.

The role is based at Pinhoe C of E Primary School & Nursery with regular travel to Woodbury C of E, our other Federation school. Therefore, you will need to own and drive your own car within this role.

We are seeking applications from candidates wishing to work all year around, with negotiable holiday entitlement taken in or out of the term time. 

Start dates is ideally as soon as possible but we are prepared to wait for the right candidate to join us from January 2023.

For further enquiries about this role and an opportunity to visit us, please contact Angela Blagdon on ablagdon@cedartreefederation.org or call us on 01392 467984.

For more about our Federation and the role, please visit our school website and download a vacancy information pack and job description. https://www.pinhoecofeprimaryschool.co.uk/ 
Please apply by noon on the closing date.

Please No agencies. 

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Schools
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX4 8PE

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation SupportManagement & Senior Management

  • Salary Details

    Up to £41,591 per annum. *Negotiable for an exceptional candidate.

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week, 41 - 52 weeks perannum

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required