School Business Manager
Dorothy Barley Junior Academy
Ivinghoe Road Dagenham, London, England RM8 2NB
Start Date
As soon as possible
Spinal Column Point 26-30 £32,418- £35,751

About the Role

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated School Business Manager to join our team. This should be someone who is committed and dedicated to providing excellent support to our school. Responsible for HR processes, finance procedures and regulations, premises management, Health & Safety and wellbeing. An experienced background in accountancy/finance is essential for this role.

Information about our school
Dorothy Barley Junior Academy is a 4-form entry Junior school located in Dagenham close to Becontree tube station on the District Line.
The school holds the Inclusion Quality Mark Flagship School Status and a number of other nationally recognised awards. Having been graded Good in all areas by Ofsted in our last inspection, we are looking to appoint a professional who will actively support the next stage of our development in our journey towards Outstanding.

We can offer:
• A varied and rewarding role where you make a difference every day,
• The benefits of being part of the forward-thinking REAch2 Academy Trust – one of the most successful primary Trusts in the country,
• A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country.
• Membership of the generous LGPS pension scheme,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership to ‘perks at work’.

This is an academy aiming high and looking to the future so, if you like to work hard and thrive on a challenge then please email completed application forms to:

Miss Cathy Leicester, Headteacher

Closing Date: Sunday 30th January 2022 at 12 noon – Interviews to be confirmed

Closing Date
Sunday 30th January 2022 at 12 noon
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.
Completed applications forms should be sent to Miss Cathy Leicester, Headteacher using
REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

• A wide range of professional development opportunities,
• A competitive salary,
• Membership of the generous Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership to ‘perks at work’.