NET Academies Trust

Job Vacancy: School Business Manager, Battle Primary Academy

Battle Primary Academy, Reading

School Business Manager

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000, negotiable dependent on experience

Hours: Part-time or full time will be considered


Are you an experienced School Business Manager looking for a unique new challenge? Are you passionate about excellence and giving all children the opportunity to reach their potential? Would you like to play a pivotal role within a committed team to support a vibrant school’s journey to good, and beyond?

We require a dynamic and ambitious School Business Manager to play a critical role in the leadership and development of our vibrant, multi-cultural Academy, within NET Academies Trust. As a key member of the senior leadership team, you will work closely with the Headteacher and an enthusiastic and dedicated staff team to support rapid school improvement.

The Trust is seeking a highly skilled school business manager, with a strong background in financial accounting and management, who can demonstrate:

  • Experience of supporting the Headteacher and Governors in setting and meeting strategic and financial objectives;
  • A proven track record of developing strong teams and leading operational change; and
  • The ambition and commitment to lead Battle Primary Academy to be outstanding.

By joining a NET academy you will benefit from working closely with other skilled professionals and the opportunity to shape future strategy. You will fast track your own professional development with personalised, high quality CPD tailored to your career aspirations. You will also have access to a growing network of schools and professionals to learn from and share your expertise with.

NET Academies Trust is dedicated to leading and promoting best practice in education. We would like to hear from you if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm. We are very happy to talk about the post informally if you require more information.

For an informal discussion about the post with Nathan Butler-Broad, Headteacher, and to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Lesley Way, PA to the Headteacher, on 0118 937 5421 or at

To apply, please complete an application form and send it to Moira Cummins, Director of Finance, electronically to, or by post to NET Academies Trust, Clare Charity Centre, Saunderton, Buckinghamshire, HP14 4BF.

In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs cannot be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 2nd October 2017, 12 midday
Interview date: Wednesday 18th October 2017
Start date: As soon as possible.

An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required from the successful candidate.

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