Due to the retirement of the current Incumbent, The Board of Governors of Treverton wishes to appoint a dynamic, suitably qualified and experienced individual to the position of Business Manager as from the beginning of 2024.
This is a senior management position, reporting to the Chair of HeadCom and to the Board. As a member of the Treverton HeadCom Committee, the Business Manager will be responsible for the implementation of the strategic objectives of the Board of Governors and non-academic operations of the School.
If you would like to join our growing and ever-developing School – where outdoors, the environment and adventure are a large part of who we are – and live and work on our beautiful campus as part of a stimulating Christian team, we would love to hear from you.
The management of all financial, business and non-academic operations of the school.
All financial reporting, budgeting and forward financial planning for the School.
The management and control of all infrastructure planning, maintenance and approved physical developments within the School.
The management of all administrative and human resources matters.
Risk Assessment, Management and Occupational Health and Safety compliance.
The management of all Employment Equity requirements.
Compliance with all legislative requirements affecting school activities.
Contribution to the development, implementation and monitoring of the Schools strategic plan.
Requirements of the Position
In terms of the Treverton Trust Deed, staff constituting HeadCom shall be committed Christians and members of good standing of a Christian church and shall be required to assent, in writing, to the Statement of Belief.
The ideal candidate will have the relevant experience in School Business management and will have an excellent knowledge of accounting, financial and project management principles.
The candidate must
actively model and promote the values and ethos of the school.
be a qualified accountant, preferably a Chartered Accountant
have relevant experience in Pastel accounting and a mastery of MS Excel, and be able to manage all aspects of a school’s financial operations and reporting. The ability to run payroll software will be an added advantage.
have experience in infrastructure development and project management
be able to work under pressure, with precision.
be an empathetic and dynamic leader with strong people management and interpersonal skills
have strong organizational, administrative and communication ability relevant to this position.
be able to work well with the Board, staff and parents in a school environment.
Remuneration: a package commensurate with the position and relevant qualifications and experience will be negotiated during the recruitment process.
Applications for the post, accompanied by a full Curriculum Vitae, the names of three contactable referees, and a testimonial from your church minister, must be emailed to the Headmaster, Mr. Kean Broom at by 27 August 2023.
The Board of Governors reserves the right to waive an appointment should a suitable candidate not be identified. Only those candidates shortlisted for this position will be notified. Should applicants not hear from us by 28 August 2023, it must be assumed that the application was not successful. Treverton is an equal opportunity employer.
Treverton College, in line with POPIA (Protection of Personal Information Act) will attempt to ensure the confidentiality of all applicants for this role. All reasonable measures will be in place to protect personal information but will be used in the recruitment, selection, and reporting process. By submitting your application for this position, you are recognizing and accepting this disclaimer.
Treverton reserves the right not to proceed with filling a post. An application in itself will not entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.
What differentiates us?
We offer pupils a unique campus life, back to basics,
free from city distractions with a strong sense of community, faith and family! Our extensive Outdoor Education Programme offers pupils the chance to challenge themselves.