- Key senior leadership position
- Provide advice and support planning for the future
- Build on a dynamic and positive culture
Fintona Girls’ School seeks to appoint a strategic leader to the position of Business Manager. This is a critical senior leadership position with oversight of business services to the school including the functions of property and facilities, finance, compliance, ICT, projects, and administration.
Reporting directly to the Principal, the Business Manager is a member of the School Leadership Team, and as Secretary to the School Board also has responsibilities to the Board. The School’s strong position has laid the foundation for further expansion and growth in the coming years and the Business Manager will provide essential advice, guidance, planning and management. The successful appointee will join an outstanding Leadership Team who have created an enjoyable work environment and a sense of balance.
The Business Manager is a highly visible position in the school and the appointee will demonstrate an ability to build trust, rapport and develop collaborative working relationships at all levels. The ideal candidate will be a strategic and operational leader with considerable experience in leading, implementing and reviewing quality processes and strategies. With demonstrated strong financial, operational, risk and governance experience gained within an independent school or similar environment, the appointee will have the ability to manage programs including risk, budget, capital works and resource management. Presenting with outstanding interpersonal skills the successful candidate will foster a positive and dynamic working environment and promote excellent working relationships between teaching and non-teaching staff to deliver first rate outcomes for students, staff, and the community.
Fintona is an independent, non-selective, non-denominational day school renowned for its distinct and challenging approach to academic excellence. Fintona celebrates learning across a wealth of disciplines and encourages its students to move beyond their comfort zone to become fearless and adaptable leaders in their chosen field. The students are connected to their school community, have respect for self and others and are compassionate and principled.
Situated in Balwyn, an inner eastern suburb of Melbourne, the School caters for girls in Prep to Year 12 and offers a co-educational Early Learning program. The current enrolment is approximately 550 students from ELC to Year 12, with major entry points being 3-year-old kinder, Year 5 and Year 7. The school is supported by approximately 140 staff. Staff and students enjoy magnificent grounds and facilities and are happy, supported, and proud of their school, its reputation, and its traditions.
For more information on the school visit: www.fintona.vic.edu.au
To apply: click on ‘APPLY NOW’ and using reference FGSbus1022 address your cover letter and resume to Liam King, of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.