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School Business Manager for Great Oaks College

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          School Business Manager for Great Oaks College

              Grade: PO6                    

Great Oaks College opened in 2018 for young adults aged 19-25 with special educational needs and is now in the third year of its expansion phase, with the expectation of being at full capacity from September 2021. Great Oaks College is now seeking to appoint a School Business Manager to continue the development of our College and join our Senior Leadership team.

We are looking for:

Someone who is motivated and can work from their own initiative, with experience in Business/Finance management in a college setting. You will be highly organised and demonstrate strong leadership skills, managing a team of a HR Manager and an Administrator/Receptionist. You will work strategically with the Head of College. You will have excellent knowledge of the requirements to support the college with ILRs, communications with the ESFA, ensuring Health and Safety and creating processes and policies in line with the needs of the college. You will have experience of using PS Financial or have knowledge of an alternative system that may be implemented into the college.

As an employer we offer:

Excellent CPD packages

Competitive salary scales

Employee assistance programme.

Access to our onsite gym outside of College hours.

Great Oaks is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable young adults, anyone applying to work at the college is expected to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the College’s website:

Visits to the college are encouraged. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (option 3).

To apply, please complete and email the application form to Please include a letter of application outlining how you meet the specification for this role and what you will bring to the team for the benefit of our students.

Closing Date:               9am on Thursday 13th May 2021        

Interview Date:             Wednesday 19th May 2021

Start Date:                    ASAP

Contract Type:              Full time: Permanent following probation period

Pay Scale:                     Scale P06,  Point 40 to 43

Actual pay                    £45,834 to £48,819 per annum


The successful candidate will be required to attend a pre-employment induction.

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies Please.