Business Manager

Business Manager

Little Yarra Steiner School in the picturesque Yarra Valley is looking for a Business Manager to oversee the administration, projects and finances of the School. This is a key leadership position in the school, with the expectation that the incumbent attend Management Group and Board of Directors meetings.

Key responsibilities of this position are as follows:

  • oversee the School’s administration, maintenance, finance, property and IT programs and systems
  • recruitment, training and management of the administration and maintenance teams
  • oversee HR and payroll processes
  • manage Occupational Health and Safety;
  • manage WorkCover and insurance claims, including acting as the school’s Return to Work coordinator
  • review, update and implement strategic and business plans
  • manage parent invoices and payment;
  • manage the school’s debt collection processes
  • financial planning, budgeting and reporting;
  • marketing and promotion of the school;
  • oversee capital projects, asset replacement and maintenance;

Key Selection Criteria:

  1. Demonstrated ability to manage the finances and projects of a school
  2. Commitment to high professional standards and relationships
  3. Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively manage staff
  4. Relevant qualifications (degree level or higher)
  5. Several years’ relevant experience
  6. Ability to form constructive and respectful relationships with parents
  7. Able to hold the big picture as well as attention to detail

Desirable skills, knowledge and traits

  1. Highly motivated and focused personality
  2. Well developed IT and computer skills
  3. Appreciation and understanding of Steiner education.

This position is full time, commencing with a suitable handover period in late 2021 in preparation for the start of 2022.

Applicants must address Key Selection Criteria in their application and submit it with a copy of their resume including contact details of three referees (including their last two employers) to:

John Stewart
Little Yarra Steiner School

A position description is available on request.

Applications close 13 August 2021.