• Job Reference: IMG00170356
  • Date Posted: 22 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Gravesend Grammar
  • Location: Gravesend, Kent
  • Salary: £50,151 to £59,581
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance, Education & Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description



FULL TIME: 37 HOURS PER WEEK, 52 WEEKS PER YEAR (flexible working can be discussed especially during non-term time)

Salary range: £50,151.00 - £59,581.00 pa

Gravesend Grammar School (GGS) is a large, high achieving and oversubscribed 11-18 year old, selective secondary school situated in North Kent. It is part of a small Trust (The Decus Educational Trust) with one
primary school. We are seeking an experienced and innovative School Business Manager at GGS to work
as part of the school Senior Leadership Group on all aspects relating to the business function.

The School is currently going through a significant expansion and the successful candidate will be required
to lead on a number of building and refurbishment projects as well as effectively managing the school’s
Premises, Health and Safety, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Catering and
Administration. A full job description is attached.

Candidates should be highly numerate (not necessarily a trained accountant) with demonstrable
experience in planning and delivering accurate budgets. They should be well organised, able to lead a
diverse team and highly competent in the use of IT. Strong communication, prioritisation and delegation
skills are essential, as is the ability to work under pressure.

Closing date: 11th July 2022 at midday

Interviews: 14th/15th July 2022

Appointment: 1st September 2022 (Dependant on notice period)

Application forms and a job description can be obtained by calling the school on 01474 331893 or
from the school website C. If you wish to discuss the post in more detail
please call the above number and ask to speak to the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Judith West to make an
appointment with the Headteacher.

We will not accept CVs. Completed application forms must be e-mailed to Lisa Walsh, HR at by 12 noon on the closing date.

GGS, an academy in the The Decus Educational Trust (TDET), is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children, and all staff and volunteers are expected to follow its policies and
share in its commitment.

This post is subject to pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service
check, reference checks and proof of right to work in the UK.
TDET is an equal opportunities employer.
June 2022