We are looking for a School Business Manager to start in January. For the right candidate, a later start date will be considered.

This post offers the opportunity to take a key role in the strategic direction of this new and growing school. The post holder will be making a strong contribution to promoting the school’s high standards in all areas of school life.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate personal qualities of leadership, integrity, positivity, communication and holding others to account. School experience is desirable, but not essential and we would welcome applicants looking to make a change from practice.

Eden Park High School currently has Years 7-10 September 2020. Over the next four years we will continue to grow organically to have Years 7-13. We reside in our new state of the art campus in Beckenham. Staff and students alike flourish in the modern building and learn together as they build this school community. Our core ethos is ‘to be the best you can be’ with a strong focus on supporting the whole child and having high aspirations so that they fulfil their potential.

Being part of a network of eight schools within a Trust, the successful applicant will be supported by a central team of committed professionals to whom they will work alongside: HR, finance, operations, data and estate management.

Expressions of interest should be submitted by Friday 6th November 2020. Please complete our online application form or send your response to Mrs J Dowling (Headteacher’s PA) at Covering letters should be addressed to Mrs E Codling (Headteacher).

SBM application pack

E21C Application Form 2020

Your career should be a personal journey. It is where you will spend the majority of your day and at Eden Park High School we want you to be happy, inspired, motivated and feel supported. As a new school, the opportunities are vast. We are growing rapidly and with this expansion comes a whole range of new posts that are there for the taking by talented individuals.

We are fully committed to staff professional development, for example we have our ‘six steps to headship’ programme. My priority is to build leadership capacity and provide a range of opportunities so that we retain our best teams and staff. We offer a thorough induction programme for all new staff and a graduate recruitment programme where we train people to become fully qualified teachers on site. As we are part of a Trust, there are also opportunities across our different schools for movement and promotion.

We are recruiting in all areas; from administrators, site team, teachers through to leadership posts.

At Eden Park High School some of the benefits that we offer are as follows:

  • A discretionary staff bonus in addition to the normal appraisal process.
  • A variety of subsidised or fully funded courses, including Masters degrees, NPQSL, NPQH programmes.
  • Excellent and accredited training with recognised qualifications, such as the Outstanding Teachers Programme with Greenwich University.
  • Trust conferences as an opportunity to liaise with colleagues from other schools.
  • A fantastic body of talented staff to work alongside and learn together.

If you would like to discuss how Eden Park High School could support you in your career or whether we have a role that might suit your area of expertise, please do make contact.

We welcome CVs and letters of application from people who are interested in working with us; all enquiries and applications of interest should be sent to the Headteacher, Mrs Emily Codling,

6 steps to Headship

Leadership RoleCareer Examples
Deputy HeadteacherCurriculum, Teaching / Learning, Pastoral
Assistant HeadteacherKey Stage, Specialism, Student Outcomes
DirectorKey Stage, SENCO, HOF, Core Subject HOD
Middle LeaderHOD, HOY
Whole School RoleMost Able, Enrichment, Careers, Student Leadership, Step-Up, dHOY, Lead Teacher