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Wardie Primary School, Granton Road, Edinburgh, EH5 3NJ
£34,057 - £40,275 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Term Time Part Time
18 hours per week

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Job Description

Education and Children's Services

Business Manager
Wardie Primary School

Salary: £34,057 - £40,275 (Pro-rata for part time and sessional)
Hours: 18 per week, 40 weeks sessional

Wardie Primary are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated Business Manager.  The successful candidate will play a significant role within our forward-thinking Senior Leadership Team.

The role ofthe Business Manager is to support the Head Teacher in all non-curricular aspects of school management responsibilities in relation to support staff, Finance, Human Resources, Information Governance, Resources, Facilities and Health and Safety. ; The new business manager will be solution focused with excellent problem solving skills and will be able to manage their own wide and varied daily workload in a busy and demanding environment.

It would be essential for the successful candidate for this post to have: 

  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to be positive and proactive in a flexible work environment
  • High quality ICT skills

It would be desirable for the successful candidate to have; - 

  • Experience of CEC School Finance Monitoring
  • Previous HR experience including Absence Management and Recruitment procedures
  • Previous experience of managing and supporting staff
  • Experience of day to day facilities management including Health and Safety.

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.

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.

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.

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