Crossgates Primary School

Kiln Lane, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL16 3HB
Contact: Mrs. J. Norton - Headteacher
Mrs. J. Binns - Business Manager
Mrs. L. McGuigan - School Administrator/Clerk to Governors
Mrs. E. McMahon - Deputy Head/ SEND Co-Ordinator

01706 654573

Job Vacancies



20 hours per week - term time only.

Salary and details on request.

Please contact Mrs. Binns in the school office (Mon- Thurs) for more details.

Tel: 01706 654573 or email:


Lunchtime Supervisor

6.25 hours per week - term time only.

Salary and details on request.

Please contact Mrs. Binns in the school office (Mon- Thurs) for more details.

Tel: 01706 654573 or email:



Business Manager

School Business Manager required for Crossgates Primary School

Starting in September 2021.

- School Business Manager
- Full time
- Term-time only
- September start

Business level 1 - Grade 6 (SCP) 19-24


The Headteacher and Governors are looking for an engaging, motivated and pragmatic School Business Manager to come and join our Leadership Team. This role is pivotal within the school and is responsible for the day to day management of our administration function, finance, human resources, premises, health & safety and IT management.

We are looking to recruit a highly organised, efficient, personable business manager to join our school in September. You will play a vital role, supporting the Headteacher and Governors in the running of this great primary school.

This is a busy, varied and interesting role; you will be making strategic decisions that will have impact across the school and so we will be looking for candidates that are comfortable working autonomously as well as being a high performing team player. You will need excellent organisational and communication skills, must possess excellent leadership qualities and have the ability to successfully manage ever-changing priorities! Life in a school is never dull!

You might have worked in a school before but this is not essential; we are looking for a candidate who possesses the right skills to drive change and improvement and make a real impact in our school.



- Excellent customer services skills, including a good telephone manner.
- Experience of budget and financial management and the use of financial management systems
- SIMS experience would be beneficial
- Previous school experience would be advantageous
- Excellent IT skills including word and excel
- Organisation is essential

We offer:
• Fantastic, well-behaved pupils who are motivated to learn.
• Staff who are supportive to each other and enjoy working collaboratively.
• Personalised programme of professional development.
• An excellent learning environment.
• A strong commitment to staff well-being.

If you think this role may be for you, please apply.


  • To possess or be willing to undertake a Level 4 qualification in a relevant discipline e.g.
  • Business and Administration
  • Diploma in Business Skills (AAT)
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management (CIPD)
  • Diploma in School Business Management (NCSL)


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

If you would like to visit school beforehand, please contact the school office.

Closing date: Wednesday 9th June

Interviews: Friday 18th June


Please click on the links below for more information:

Business (Level 1) Person Specification.docx

Business Manager Job Advert 2021.docx

Business (Level 1) Job Description.docx

Safeguarding Children Policy.docx

Child Protection Policy.docx


Application form can be found by clicking the link below: