Communities and Families
Hillwood Primary School
Salary: £31,484 - £37,589 (Pro-rata for part time and sessional 40 weeks)
Hours: 16 per week, 40 weeks per year Hillwood Primary School are looking for a Business Manager to join our enthusiastic and committed team.
Hillwood Primary School is a small school situated on the western outskirts of Edinburgh. It currently has 72 pupils in the school organised in 4 classes and 25 pupils in the nursery. The nursery offers provision for eligible 2-year olds and offers 1140 hours. The extensive grounds are well developed with pupil gardens, picnic tables, gazebo, a trim trail and a sports pitch. The nursery enjoy their own playground with soft surface and outdoor play equipment to the rear of the school. They have a garden area where they grow plants, explore wildlife and have a muddy kitchen.
For further information, please go to our website at: https://hillwoodprimary.wordpress.com/
The role of a Business Manager is to support the Headteacher in all non-curricular aspects of school management, ensuring these aspects operate effectively. Responsibilities include Finance, HR, Information Governance, Resources Management, Facilities and Health and Safety and the successful candidate should have experience in some or all of these areas. Experience of leading support services in an educational setting, including managing public body funding and leading people is desirable. Technological proficiency will be required to enable the Business Manager to operate the wide range of systems in day to day use and to support school staff to remain operational. The new Business Manager should have a positive, can do attitude and excellent problem solving skills to allow them to thrive in this ever changing environment. This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo a PVG scheme update check prior to a formal offer of employment being made by the City of Edinburgh Council. Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range. For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.
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