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Fermor School Job Vacancies

We currently have the following opportunities:


School Business Manager


This is a fantastic opportunity to manage school business support at Sir Henry Fermor CE Primary School.  The successful candidate will oversee all aspects of finance, personnel, administration, ​ facilities and H&S for the school, under the direction of the Headteacher and the Trust’s Chief Financial Officer, taking on additional projects as required. You will be expected to display strong financial skills, be able to think strategically, and have a proven track record of managing people ethically and effectively.  Although not essential, it would be a distinct advantage if you had previous experience of working as a Business Manager, Finance Manager or Bursar, ideally in the Education Sector.  As a crucial member of the school’s Leadership Team, you will be required to make a significant contribution to the overall organisation, management and direction of the school.


Excellent interpersonal skills are vital for this post, as you will be required to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in order to obtain and present information, provide advice and carry out duties in relation to all school business matters. You will be expected to carry out your duties in line with the Trust and School’s ethos, policies, procedures and relevant legislation.


Should you wish to discuss any aspect of the post before applying, please do not hesitate to contact Catherine Dottridge – CFO, Tenax,  by telephone: 01892 521595 or email: [email protected]


Completed Application Forms should be sent to Claire Isaacs, HR Director, via email at [email protected]  by the closing date 4pm Tuesday 16th July.  Interviews for shortlisted candidates are expected to be held on Monday 22nd July.

Applications should be submitted on the correct Application Form, no CVs will be accepted.


Further details included in job description.




Apprentice (Teaching Assistant)


We are looking for an exceptional apprentice TA who will work in the Classroom under the direction of a teacher with individuals and small groups to support learning. You must be a good communicator, reliable, flexible and have an interest in working with children and be able to take initiative. The successful apprentice will be well supported throughout the 18 month training period.


The apprenticeship will be made up of practical employment experience whilst having an education programme that will lead on to a nationally recognised qualification (NVQ Level 2).


Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week, term time only (39 weeks)

Apprentice rate: £3.90 per hour

Start Date 02/09/2019


Closing date for Applications: 12th July 2019.


Please contact Karen Hawkins on 01892 652405 ([email protected]) for further information.