Trust Business Manager

  • Employer: Knowsley Schools
  • Salary: £38,223 - £43,421
  • Location: External
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time/Term Time
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 20/05/2024 at 09:00
  • Reference: External


Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust

Trust Business Manager

The Liverpool Diocesan School’s Trust are excited to be growing our family with this Trust Business 
Manager role. The successful candidate will be instrumental in fulfilling our purpose – Working
together with our school communities, provide an excellent education and life-enhancing 
relationships with the Christian faith and Jesus Christ. We are unique in our values of difference, 
local focus, collaboration and inclusion and we are looking for a committed individual with business 
or office management experience to embody these values. 

This is a central Trust role to provide business management support to schools within the Trust as 
directed. You may be deployed to any of schools within the Trust as part of your role. You may also 
work from the Trust Headquarters in central Liverpool and our secondary office in Maghull. The Trust 
has embraced a flexible working model and therefore you will be able to work from home if desirable 
and when appropriate, however, it is anticipated most of the time will be spent in schools.

LDST Office: 11, Damfield Lane, Maghull, Liverpool L31 6DB

Grade: NJC 30-35 – 36 Hours per week. Full-time or Term time plus 2 weeks (depending on 
candidate preference) ,
Salary: Full Time Equivalent salary: £38,223 - £43,421
 Term Time + 2 weeks salary: £33,868.38 - £38,474.19

Main Purpose of the Role:
• Enabling successful teaching and learning across the schools through supporting the 
Executive Headteacher and staff team by:
• Ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the schools’ office and of the schools’ 
administration, personnel, premises, business, IT, and support services.
• Contributing towards the caring, inclusive, and child-centred ethos of the schools.
• Meeting with Executive Headteacher, SLT governing body and any other relevant members of 
the Leadership team as appropriate, on a regular basis, to provide an overview of key issues 
relating to administration, premises, business, and support service matters including 
identifying priorities and contributing to strategic planning in line with the ethos of the schools 
and the Schools’ Development Plans.
• Managing all administration and site management staff.
• Attending governors meeting when required,
• Ensuring GDPR compliance.

The closing date for applications is Monday 20th May @ 9am.
All completed applications should be returned by e-mail to Anna McGurk, Trust Finance and Business 
Lead at
Interviews will take place on Thursday 23rd May. A candidate information pack can be downloaded 
from the LDST website,

Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare 
of children and young people, and, expects all staff and volunteers to share this 
commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to 2 satisfactory references and 
verification of qualifications. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 
1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and will be subject to an enhanced DBS 
certificate with a children’s barred list check. You will also be required to complete a 
criminal self-disclosure form if you are short-listed for the post

How to apply

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This vacancy is now closed