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We currently have a vacancy for a School Business Manager to start in May 2018.


Full job information and an application form can be found at:



Bishop Ridley is a successful and popular primary school. We live our school life in line with our core Christian values of Trust, Forgiveness, Thankfulness, Compassion, Friendship and Humility. We have close ties with Bishop Ridley Church on The Green and welcome children of all faiths and of none. Our children are our biggest asset. Every member of the school shares in our determination to help every child achieve their full potential. Pupils and staff have high expectations and the school has a calm learning environment.


We are looking for a motivated, dedicated and enthusiastic individual to join the Senior Leadership at Bishop Ridley as School Business Manager. The candidate will support the school as we continue on the journey towards ‘Outstanding’ and capitalise on the exciting opportunities presented in the rapidly changing primary education sector.   


We would welcome applications from experienced School Business Managers, or those with a passion to attain the Certificate Schools Business Manager (CSBM) Level 4 (or similar) qualification.


As a Bexley School, we are able to offer access to a range of additional benefits, including savings on child care vouchers and cycles, well-being and medical cover.


We recommend visits to the school, which can be arranged by contacting the school office on 020 8303 4461. Please note that the school will be closed for the Easter holiday from 2nd - 13th April 2018.


Please complete the attached application forms, which should be delivered to the school, or emailed to The closing date for applications will be midday on 16th April 2018. Successful candidates will be contacted shortly after for interview during the week beginning 23rd April 2018.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance and other employment checks.


This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and this may be prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.


For further information about the school please visit the school website: