Stoke Damerel Primary School, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an
experienced Office Manager to join the School March 2024.
Post: Office Manager
Location: Stoke Damerel Primary Academy, CollingwoodRd,Stoke,PlymouthPL15PA
FTE SalaryRange: NJC Grade E, Point 15-20, £25,878 - £28,371
Actual Annual Salary Range: £23,029.14 - £25,247.69
Contract Type: Permanent, full time, term time only (39 weeks)
Contract Hours: 37 per week, Monday to
We are seeking to appoint a passionate, enthusiastic, flexible and
motivated Office Manager to work within our school administrative team. The role offers variety, challenge and
responsibility; working with the Senior Leadership Team of the School and the
Executive Business Manager. The position
would suit someone who is able to multi task and work accurately and
efficiently under pressure in a fast-changing environment. The role includes managing a busy school
office including line management of an administrator, working with financial
and HR systems and processes plus implementing and maintaining new office
systems. There will also be a need for handling
correspondences and dealing with sensitive and confidential issues.
About the successful candidate
We are looking for candidates who have excellent
organisation and administrative skills and are able communicate effectively
with a range of both internal and external audiences. You will need to be flexible in your approach
and be able to prioritise the work and meet changing deadlines as needed. You will have to be resilient and able to
deal with regular changes to processes and procedures. Good interpersonal skills and the ability to
multi task under pressure are essential.
Training will be available for key duties and tasks.
At Stoke Damerel Academy our motto is Dream Big, Achieve Together.Whatdoes
this mean for our children?It means
that asa school we have a clear aim
and intention to provide an education that enables eachchild to dream of their own unique, possible future. Dream Big
means that we seek to provide a wide range of experiences and opportunities for
children to discover their potential.The
children at our school consistently exemplify the words Achieve Together; they
show time and again that they care for and support each other.
Our core school values are to help our pupils become well-rounded, ambitious children who strive to reach their potential through the exciting
opportunities and experiences we provide. We teach our children to develop life
skills such as resilience, resourcefulness, relationships, reflectiveness and
risk taking to achieve success in learning. The Academy has a PAN of 420.
Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates acrosstheSouthWestofEnglandwiththeaimofdeliveringallthrough3-19education.
We operate 17 academies in Devon, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire.We are building this Trust on a clear set
of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values
and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support
them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful
citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children
and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on
them. We do this through the
development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver
exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across
all parts of the organisation.
Teachers within Reach South belong to a national
community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are
able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and
support, together with high expectations for staff
and pupils alike.
Those we recruit are able to
demonstrate that they share our
values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond
their school, to continuously
develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.
Ifyouthinkthisrolemaybeforyouandwanttobeinvolvedatthisexcitingtimein our development, please get in touch
by calling Tina Boon, Office Manager on
01752 567686 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: for applications is Sunday 3 December 2023
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Monday 11 January 2024
apply for this
opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply
now’ on the advert.
We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the
closing date. Therefore, an early a pplication is strongly advised.
Opportunities and Benefits
offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and
development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with
many other benefits.
We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high
levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the
children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our
community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and
training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South
Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools,
work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of
e-learning and face-to-face training.
We are committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS
Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal
Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to
complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form
Please note that Reach South Academy Trust
is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider
applications from candidates eligible to apply for Teaching and Teaching
Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide
the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker
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