Staff Vacancies

School Business Manager 

Grade 5, 35 hours per week, Term Time only, Permanent

The Head Teacher and Governors wish to appoint a School Business Manager to start on 2nd September 2024.



Rubery and West Heath Nursery Schools are two successful Maintained Nursery Schools in Birmingham, which federated in 2022, after working together with an Executive Head Teacher since 2019. We have children aged from 2 to 4 years serving the community in Rubery, West Heath and the surrounding localities. 

We are rated good schools, (Ofsted), where everyone works hard as a team to deliver the best possible education and outcomes for our children. 

We are seeking to appoint a new School Business Manager to work as a key member of the school leadership teams. The School Business Manager will contribute to strategic development as well as leading and managing functions such as financial management, HR, Premises, Administration and Health and Safety. We welcome applications from those with a strong finance background and experience of working in a school environment.  


The successful candidate will: 

•play a key role in overseeing the non-teaching aspects of school development, supporting the school in providing an exceptional learning environment and experience for our children and community 

•be a member of the senior leadership team, taking the lead responsibility for the strategic development and operation of the business functions of our school which includes financial resource management, ICT and information management, facility and premises management, health and safety, human resources support as well as statutory compliance

•demonstrate outstanding business management practice 

•have experience of leading and managing teams and act as an exemplary role model with experience of appraising and developing others

•be successful in financial management including income generation initiatives 

•be able to communicate effectively with staff and visitors and work competently with a range of professionals

•be self-motivated and have personal drive to complete tasks to required timescales and quality standards


We can offer you:

•an opportunity to contribute towards maintaining two good schools

•a forward thinking and ambitious school.

•positive and well-resourced learning environments with hard-working, and committed teams of teachers and TA’s.

•a collaborative, supportive school community

•a commitment to professional development

•a Governing Board dedicated to supporting sustained improvement in raising standards


Visits to the school are welcomed on Monday 24th June at WHNS and Thursday 27th June 2024 at RNS at 3.30 pm. 

Please phone the school office to make an appointment (0121 475 2672) or email


Please download an Application Form, Job DescriptionSpecification 

and see our Policies page to download the Safeguarding Policy and all other Policies. 


Please ensure that all relevant information in support of your appliation relates to the Job Specification.


Closing date: 8th July 2024 


Please return application forms to:


Interviews will be held during w/c 15th July 2024


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. 

All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.