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Chandos Primary School

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An academy with The Elliot Foundation Academy Trust

School Business Manager 

Salary - Grade 5 

for September 2022

Seeking to appoint an experienced business manager to work across two successful primary schools.

Chandos Primary, Vaughton Street South, Highgate, Birmingham, B12 0YN

Tel: 0121 464 3881

Head Teacher: Mr James Allan

Email:                      Website:

Instagram @chandosprimary and @eyfs_seedlings              Twitter @ChandosPrimary



Pickenham Rd, Maypole, Hollywood, Birmingham B14 4TG 

Tel: 0121 675 7711 

Head Teacher: Mr Simon Dix 

Email: Website: www.hollywoodprimary 


Chandos is a diverse two form entry primary academy serving an aspirant inner city community, set just a few minutes walk from New Street Central and the heart of Birmingham’s City Centre.  

Hollywood is a two form entry school located in South Birmingham. The school has recently taken on responsibility for an ASD (Autistic Spectrum Disorder) Resource base which caters to the needs of 13 children, with specialist staff and resources.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced school business manager who will join our friendly and committed teams to build on the vision and developments of these popular schools.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • The highest professional expectations of themselves 

  • Excellent understanding of financial, HR and estate planning and resource management within a large organisation

  • An energetic and proactive approach to change

  • An honest commitment to their own professional development

  • An ability to lead and inspire staff teams

  • The ability to act as role-model for all staff with regard to professionalism and integrity

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with children, parents and staff

We will offer:

  • A hardworking, friendly and supportive staff team within both schools and across the Trust

  • High quality professional support and career development within the Trust

  • Hardworking and enthusiastic pupils who live and breath our ethos

  • The opportunity to work in a network of forward-thinking schools with The Elliot Foundation


We would strongly recommend a visit and have a tour of both sites, meet the staff and, most importantly, our children.  Please contact us if you wish to discuss the post further.  


Closing date: Wednesday 13th July 2022

Interviews: from Friday 15th July 2022


Please phone Claire Blagg, Chandos school secretary, (0121 464 3881) or email for an application pack

Application pack can also be downloaded using links below


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and

young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced police check is essential for this post.





An academy with The Elliot Foundation Academy Trust

Lunchtime Supervisor Vacancy 

Grade 2 Scale £18,562 to £20,493 pro rata

7.5 hours per week Term Time only based in Early Years

Start date 2nd September 2022

We wish to appoint a lunch time assistant to support in the Y1-6 lunch hall and on the main playground.  The hours of work will be 11.45 to 1.15. 

We offer a well resourced playground, an efficient lunchtime service with meals prepared on site, and a friendly, supportive and committed staff team.

The role will include supporting children with their lunches, cleaning any spillages and ensuring the dining area is clean at the end of lunch servings as well as actively supervising children on the playground and encouraging positive play.

You should have:

  • The ability to ensure appropriate health and safety in the food hall
  • High expectations for behaviour and manners at all times
  • An understanding of child initiated play and activities in the playground
  • Good personal and communication skills with adults and children
  • The capacity to work actively within a team

We will offer:

  • Friendly and enthusiastic children who live our ethos
  • A hard-working and supportive staff team


How to apply:

If you are interested in applying for the position of Lunchtime supervisor and require more information please contact the office on 0121 464 3881 . You can also download the application form from the link below

Please Note: CVs will not be accepted. In order for your application to be processed please ensure all required forms are completed and returned by email to:



Chandos Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and behave in a way which reflects this. 

Appointment to this post will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including a Barred List check, Disclosure and Barring Service check and references.