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Christopher Hatton

School Business Manager

Closing date: 4th July 2022 12pm

We are flexible and could offer 0.8 (4 days) or Full Time to a suitable candidate 40 weeks per year TTO. Please state you preference on the application form.

Salary band: PO2 - £37,260 - £40,155 per annum (pro rata)

Christopher Hatton is a one form entry community primary school graded as Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted 2022. We have a friendly and supportive team who work together create the best possible outcomes for our children.

What we are looking for:

We are seeking to add to our team of talented staff. We have high expectations where outstanding teaching and the wellbeing of all pupils and staff are at the heart of our school development and practice. The school business manager is a key person in helping us to achieve our aims. You will be responsible for managing the strategy and operation of the business functions of our school, including financial management, health and safety, human resources, compliance and administration. The SBM will advise on and implement the day-to-day support that enables the school to operate effectively and efficiently, enabling other members of the leadership team to focus on teaching and learning.

We welcome applications from people who will:

  • Be committed to on-going professional development;
  • Have strong knowledge of financial management
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate a vision and inspire others
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with staff and other stakeholders
  • Be innovative, highly motivated and eager to take a lead;

What we offer:

  • A strong culture of professional development
  • A positive, supportive team
  • Engaged, enthusiastic learners
  • A central London vibrant environment.


A degree - ideally in accountancy, business management or a related discipline Or A school business management qualification equivalent to level 4 diploma in school business management (CSBM /DSBM)

Please download the candidate information pack below for more information on the role and responsibilities. Visits are welcome and strongly encouraged Christopher Hatton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Camden Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this.  We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.


Please do not send CV's

Please email applications to admin@chrishatton.camden.sch.uk

SBM application form

Guidance notes for application form

SBM application pack

SBM job description