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Vacancies at Old Basford School


The success of Old Basford School depends on the passion and skill of its staff. We are always delighted to hear from teaching and support staff that can make a significant difference to the lives of our children.


Thank you for your interest in wanting to work at Old Basford School.


We currently have the following vacancy

Assistant School Business Manager

Contract Term:     Permanent

Salary:  Grade F point 20-24 (£30,296-£33,024 full time equivalent), 

Actual Salary £27,394 - £29,861 per annum 

Hours:  37 hours per week, Monday to Friday usually between the hours of

8.30am and 4.30pm

Term time only plus Inset Days and an additional 10 days holiday working (41 weeks) 

During school holiday periods the exact holiday days worked and the daily working hours are flexible, subject to negotiation with and agreement of the School Business Manager to meet the needs of the school

Start Date:   As soon as possible

Job Reference:   ASBM/May 2024


At Old Basford, our vision is ‘Opportunities Bring Success’ if you share that vision and have the drive and motivation to help shape the education of children we would love to hear from you.


This is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring School Business Manager to join our friendly and supportive school.  This is a new role, ready for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to make their mark supporting the current School Business Manager.


We are looking for someone who: 

  • Is unrelenting in their pursuit of excellence in all aspects of their practice
  • Team spirited and prepared to go above and beyond to get the job done
  • Has the ability to form sound relationships with colleagues and the wider school community.
  • Has the ability to act on own initiative, dealing with any unexpected problems that arise;
  • Has high motivation, enthusiasm and professional standards.


In return we offer:

  • A warm positive working environment where everyone is valued
  • A truly inclusive school where every member of the school community really matters
  • A strong, collaborative culture of hard-working, dedicated staff who support one another
  • Caring, respectful pupils who are proud of school and wonderful to work with
  • An opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our children and their families
  • A commitment to CPD opportunities


Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and candidates wishing to visit the school beforehand should telephone school or email to make an appointment.


Closing date for applications: Friday 14th June 10am

Interviews to be held: Wednesday 19th June

Pre-employment checks


As a school, we are required by law to make certain checks on candidates throughout the recruitment process.  The documents below outline the checks we are required to make.  Failure to declare or submit to any of the checks could jeopardise your application.

How to Apply


To apply for a role please complete the appropriate Application Form which can be downloaded from the links below; please note that CV’s are not accepted alone.

Applications by email are encouraged and should be sent to: admin@oldbasford.nottingham.sch.uk


Alternatively they can be posted to the following address:

Old Basford School
Percy Street
Old Basford


Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, we only contact candidates who have been shortlisted, and interviews are usually held within 2 weeks of the closing date.


If you are shortlisted, we will take up references before your interview so please provide accurate phone and email contact details for your referees.



Old Basford School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Check for Regulated Activity via the Disclosure and Barring Service.