Finance and School Business Manager

Full Time
Dawn House School, Helmsley Road,Rainworth, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0DQ

We are looking for a successful leader to join our highly effective executive team. Taking strategic ownership of the School Business, the successful candidate will be a pivotal in driving the realisation of the school strategic plan. You will lead, inspire and drive change.

This is an exciting opportunity for an established School Business Manager to work with a multi-disciplinary team who are committed to delivering excellent outcomes for all pupils.

At Dawn House School we help those young people who find communication the hardest. We are looking for a Finance and School Business Manager who shares our belief that communication is at the heart of learning.

Dawn House School is a non maintained residential specialist school for approximately 80 children and young people aged 5 to 19 years who have severe and complex speech language and communication difficulties and / or Asperger’s Syndrome with average cognitive abilities. The last Ofsted Section 5 (February 2018) judged the provision at Dawn House to be ‘outstanding’ across all areas.

The Finance and School Business Manager will work directly under the Principal and be able to provide the day to day operational management of the school enabling the Principal to focus on strategic and outward facing work. As a key member of the executive leadership group you will lead on developing, implementing and monitoring policies and practice to ensure the aims and objectives of the school are achieved. You will play a key role in the school’s self-evaluation processes actively seeking opportunities to improve and develop the school further.

Dawn House School is one of I CAN’s two specialist schools which together provide intensive support for children aged 4 to 19. I CAN is the children’s communication charity. We are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world.

For an informal discussion please contact Julie Huddlestone (School Business Manager) or Jenny McConnell (Principal) on 01623 795 361 or visit our I CAN website for more information.

To apply, please send your completed application form to CVs will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 5pm 10th July 2020                     

Interview Date: W/C 13th July 2020

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