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Cumbria Academy
for Autism

Business Manager

We are looking for an inspirational and experienced Business Manager to take a leading role within our team, who shares our commitment and vision in providing and helping to establish a unique, person centred and bespoke learning environment for pupils with ASC in Cumbria.



Address: Branthwaite Road, Workington, Cumbria CA14 4SS

Salary: (New Scale) NJC 25-28 (FTE £28,785-£31,371 pro-rata)

Start Date: April 2019

This is a challenging yet equally rewarding position for someone who is self-motivated, an excellent communicator and has an understanding of community working collaboratively with the Head teacher and the Cumbria Academy Trust.

The School will open in September 2019, you will play a unique role in helping to open shape and establish the first Outstanding school within the Trust.

To be successful, you will need to handle key areas of responsibilities include the following:

·         Financial Management

·         Administration Management

·         Management Information and ICT

·         Risk and Critical Incident Management

·         Transactional Human Resource Management

·         Facility & Property Management

·         Health & Safety Management

·         Promote the school, engaging with parents, carers and the wider           community;

·         Be committed to collaboration with colleagues.

In return, we will actively support your professional development whilst offering an inspiring highly individualised learning environment for ASC pupils within a supportive community. This is an exciting opportunity to join a new team, shaping the future of our learners and drawing expertise both from within the school and from across the Trust and external bodies.

Please download an application pack, using the links below.

F Completed applications forms, and any queries about the recruitment process, should be addressed to Richard Aindow, Headteacher, at

Closing date: 9 am on Monday 11th February 2019.

Interviews: Tuesday 26th February 2019.

Cumbria Academy for Autism is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure & Barring Service.