Business and Operations Manager- Berengarra School

Berengarra School wishes to appoint a current Business Manager or an experienced Finance Manager who seeks an opportunity for career advancement. The specialist nature of Berengarra school means that the successful candidate must be multi-skilled.

Berengarra School is an independent, not-for-profit, co-educational secondary school for students who have had significant difficulties in mainstream education settings. All students who attend Berengarra School have social and/or emotional disability, that have contributed to their difficulties remaining engaged in education.

Berengarra School has two campuses, the Box Hill Campus with 50 Year 7-10 students studying the Victorian Curriculum and the Chadstone Campus with 30 Year 10-12 students where the Victorian Pathways Certificate (VPC) and VCE Vocational Major (VM) is delivered.

The Business and Operations Manager is a significant role at Berengarra School. The position requires:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Financial Management and Reporting.
  • A purposeful leader, who displays qualities of trust, respect, integrity, and confidentiality.
  • An outstanding communicator who fosters collegiality, building capacity in all stakeholders.
  • Experience in operating modules in synergetic or like systems.

The Business and Operations Manager is a member of the school’s Executive Team, reporting to the Principal in matters of school management and to the School Board as the Company Secretary.

The Business and Operations Manager provides professional leadership and direction in Financial Management and Reporting, Risk and Compliance, Human Resources and Payroll, Facilities Management and Development, School Management and as the Company Secretary.

Role Benefits

  • Salary packaging available, Fringe Benefits Tax exempt
  • Positive school culture and supportive team structure.
  • 6 weeks Annual Leave

Please Note: the successful applicant will be subject to comprehensive reference and background checking prior to employment, including a Working with Children Check and National Police Check.

Berengarra School is committed to the safety, wellbeing and empowering of all children and young people. This will be the primary focus of our care and decision-making. We are committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children; children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds; children with a disability; children who identify as LGBTIQA+. We aim to ensure every individual is treated with dignity and respect regardless of their cultural background, ability, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, spirituality, or religion.

For inclusion with your application, please attach a CV and a brief statement in response to the key Selection Criteria contained in the Position Description.

Closing date for applications COB Wednesday 12 April 2023. Interviews will commence on receipt of applications from appropriate candidates.

How to apply –  please attach a CV and a brief statement in response to the key Selection Criteria contained in the attached Position Description by email to before Wednesday 12 April 2023

“Position Description”