Business Support Officer

  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • £22,571 - £25,927
  • September 5, 2022

The Castle Partnership Trust

Business Support Officer Converting to School Business / Office Manager for New Orchard Grove Primary School

37 hours per week

Grade 12 – £22,571 – £25,927 FTE (pay award pending)

Term time (including INSET days plus 2 weeks) – 46.7364 paid weeks per year

Actual Starting Salary – £20,230 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to join our busy and expanding Trust as part of the Business Team.  Initially you will work alongside the Trust Business Manager and support the HR, Premises and Finance staff to increase capacity in the team and to learn from experts in their field.

When our new school, Orchard Grove Primary School, opens in September 2023, you will become the school’s Office/Business Manager – a varied, busy and essential role in which no two days are ever the same! As the school grows, you will be involved in the appointment of your own team of support staff.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in either HR, Finance or Premises and will have:

  • A strong track record of efficient and accurate work with an excellent attendance and punctuality record
  • Excellent ICT, organisation and communication skills
  • A dedication to children’s progress and outcomes
  • Personal drive and initiative
  • Flexible approach with the ability to prioritise a varied workload

More information about the post as well as an application pack is available from  Please visit for more information on Orchard Grove Primary School.

Should you wish to discuss anything regarding the role or have any questions, please email Sarah Watson, CEO of The Castle Partnership Trust on:

The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 5th September 2022 with interviews planned to take place the week commencing 12th September 2022.

The Castle Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

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