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Business Manager - SPCC Gosford and Central Coast Region

Position Title:   Business Manager 1.0FTE
Reports To:       Principal (on site) and CFO (centrally)
Pay Rate:          Common Law Contract
Location:           SPCC Gosford, Narara

The Business Manager is a key faith and operational leader, and member of the schools’ Executive Leadership Team. Working closely with the Principal they help lead the school to achieve their mission and vision within the Core Values of St Philip’s in an educational sense. The Business Manager is primarily responsible for the leadership and the effective operation of business activities of the School. This includes the commercial and business structures which enable and support education delivery. The position requires an accounting or commercial background to support understanding and decision-making, but will also draw on centralised accounting resources to undertake core accounting functions.

The Business Manager will also be a key linkage between the strategic direction set by the organisation in collaboration with the Central Office, ensuring regional implementation of strategy and business enablement processes, whilst ensuring operations are continuously aligned with our Christian worldview. Importantly, the Business Manager will be expected to collaborate with their peers throughout other schools within the St Philip’s group, under the leadership of the Chief Financial Officer and other business enablement leaders within the Central Office.

This role will be required to support the establishment of a greenfield school in Charmhaven over the next few years with a view to becoming the Regional Business Manager in the Central Coast should the opportunity present itself.

The essentials you’ll need:

  • Committed Christian who is actively involved in their local evangelical Christian church.
  • Qualifications in Accounting or other related and relevant fields.
  • High level understanding of the critical elements of creating and maintaining financially sustainable management practices in Accounting or other related and relevant fields.
  • Ability to lead, manage and develop staff
  • Ability to initiate, lead and manage change
  • Demonstrated high-level administration and organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Capacity to contribute to operational and strategic activities
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Attends and participates in staff devotions and prayer meetings
  • Participates in professional development relating to the philosophy and practice of Christian Education

Next Steps

Please review the position description for further details of the duties and responsibilities for this key position.

Please submit your resume and 1-page cover letter addressed to Jacques Cronje, CFO to

Applications close Tuesday 14 May 2024 at 5pm.