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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£36,312 - £42,717 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Part Time
18 hours per week

Job Description

Children, Education and Justice Services

Business Manager
Various Primary Schools

Salary: £36,312 - £42,717 (pro rata for part time and sessional)
Hours: 18 per week, 40 weeks sessional

Supporting one of various primary schools across the city onsite, including Gylemuir Primary, Hermitage Park Primary, St. Cuthbert's Primary and Craigroyston Primary.

Hours in each school: 18 per week, 40 weeks sessional

Candidates will be considered for all Primary Business Manager posts currently available. If you wish to combine two posts into a full time position, or are only interested in working in specific areas of the city, please indicate this on your application form.

We are seeking a dynamic, creative problem solvers to support each school onsite and work closely with the Head Teacher.

The main role of a Business Manager is to support the Headteacher in all non-curricular aspects of school management, ensuring these aspects operate effectively, including Finance, HR, Information Governance, Resources, Facilities, Information Technology and Health and Safety and the successful candidate should have experience in these areas. An ability to identify and resolve a wide range of challenges to ensure operational efficiency across the school, will be key to this role.

With a large staff team in each school, the successful candidates will require strong leadership skills to support, guide and develop the individuals to work effectively together.

For full details of Business Manager responsibilities please refer to the attached Job Profile.

This post is regulated work with children and/or protected adults under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. The preferred candidate will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update check.  Where an individual has spent a continuous period of 3 months or more out with the UK in the last 5 years, an Overseas Criminal Record Check will be required. You will be required to provide this check. An unconditional offer of employment and commencement in the post will be subject to the outcome of both these pre-employment checks being deemed satisfactory.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

As part of our goal to improve our organisational culture and create a great place to work together for the people of Edinburgh, we want to make sure that we’re bringing the best people into our roles, not just in their skills and experience but also in their approach to work.

To help achieve this, we’re changing the way we interview and assess candidates by moving from a competency-based interview approach to a behavioural and technical (skills for the job) based approach. This new way of interviewing will allow us to assess how you think and how you would bring Our Behaviours of Respect, Integrity and Flexibility into your ways of working.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.

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