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Leigh Trust Business Manager


Permanent Full Time banked hours’ position

Grade 5



Point 32 £34788 to Point 40 £42683  – per annum depending on experience


Leigh Trust, c/o 405b St Pauls Centre, Belchers Lane, Bordesley Green, B9 5SY


Required: Asap

Leigh Trust is a Multi Academy Trust within Birmingham, with three large primary schools, one Infant School and one Junior School and has further plans for growth. We are looking to recruit an experienced School Business Manager to support our family of schools and assist with the developments of the Trust Core Services.

The Role
The role will involve supporting our Head Teachers and school based staff, ensuring that the Trusts policies, procedures and controls are followed and deadlines are met.


Working closely with the Chief Operating Officer, you will be required to assist in ensuring all developments of new or revised procedures, in line with the Trust’s strategic development plan, are implemented successfully and are fully embedded within the schools.


Working as part of the Central Team you will promote the highest standards of business ethos within the finance, facilities and personnel functions. You will also strategically ensure the most effective use of resources to support the academies' learning objectives.


You will be part of the overall central services team ensuring that the department as a whole maintains the highest level of integrity. This will involve efficient/ effective filing, a clean desk policy and all other aspects that uphold a professional service provision 

This will be an exciting, varied, hands-on, busy and challenging role requiring excellent communication skills and attention to detail.


What you'll need to succeed 
You will need to be an experienced School Business Manager with CSBM or DSBM Qualification. Accountancy qualifications are desirable, however experience of an academies financial, HR and Facilities procedures are essential.


If you would like to apply for this position, please download and complete a support staff application form below and return to:

or send in the post to the Leigh Trust, 405b St Pauls Centre, Belchers Lane, Bordesley Green, B9 5SY


Closing date is Friday 28th June 2019 – 12 noon

Only applications submitted on the school's application form will be considered.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

This post is subject to Pre-Employment checks including two written references and an Enhanced DBS check. Leigh Trust is an equal opportunities employer.