Academy Business Manager
Cedars Academy Trust
£37,261 to £40,478
37 hours per week
5th Jun 2023
Cedars Academy is a specialist provision for young people aged 4 to 18 years with physical, sensory, speech, language and communication disorders, and moderate learning disability. The Academy operates over two sites, Cedars School at Ivy Lane (EYFSKS3) and Cedars College at Walker Terrace (KS4/5). The Leadership Team and Trustees are seeking a dynamic, highly experienced professional with a strong business background to join our team and play a key role in the future development of the Trust.
As Business Manager, you will work across both sites. You will lead each of the academy’s operational areas of HR, premises, catering and administration in order to provide value for money and ensure the smooth running of the operational aspects of the Trust.
As well as sound knowledge and proven leadership in these areas, the successful candidate will also possess excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills. High expectations of yourself and your team, enthusiasm and a shared commitment to developing the Trust’s central support network are essential.
In return we can offer you:
An opportunity to be part of a forward thinking, inclusive organisation
An opportunity to make a difference to the lives and aspirations of our amazing children and young people
A friendly and cohesive staff team
A family friendly, flexible approach to working
An organisation who values and nurtures staff wellbeing*
*Our recent Ofsted Report said “Staff are overwhelmingly positive about the support leaders provide for their workload and well being.” (Jan 2023)
If you are looking for a new challenge and have the expertise and ambition to develop this new role, we would like to hear from you.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact
Julie Vincent, Headteacher, College, firstname.lastname@example.org
Michelle O’Reilly, Headteacher, School,email@example.com
All staff and trustees are committed to our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all children at Cedars Academy. We endeavour to provide a safe and welcoming environment where children are respected and valued. We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support and protection. Our safeguarding procedures apply to all staff volunteers, visitors and trustees and are consistent with those of the Gateshead Safeguarding Children Partnership (GSCP, formerly LSCB).
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Cedars Academy Trust
Cedars Academy is a specialist provision for young people aged 3 to 19 years with physical, sensory and medical needs, speech, language and communication disorders, autism, and a wide range of other complex needs often associated with emotional vulnerability. The Academy operates over two sites in Gateshead, Cedars School at Ivy Lane, Low Fell (EYFS-KS3) and Cedars College at Walker Terrace (KS4/5). Our curriculum is highly individualised and focuses on the promotion of communication, emotional development, resilience, and the development of personal and social skills.Visit School Website