Assistant Logistics Manager

Michaela Community School, London


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £30,000 to £30,000

Job summary

Assistant Logistics Manager

Place of Work: Michaela Community School, North End Road, London, HA9 0UU

Reporting to: Office Manager and Headmistress

Hours of Work: Mon-Thurs 7:45am – 4:30pm, Fri 7:45am – 3:30pm (Term Time Only – 43 weeks)

Salary: Up to £30,000 pro rata 43 weeks, depending on experience

Pension: Local Government Pension Scheme (“LGPS”), London Borough of Brent

The timetable is a jigsaw involving classes, timings, teachers, subjects and rooms that continuously evolves 1. Work with Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to create a full school timetable 2. Assist the Deputy Head with scheduling cover lessons when a teacher is absent 3. Create a timetable for music lessons


There are currently up to 26 duties at any one time, every hour throughout the day. That’s 240 duties per day. There are a lot of moving parts and a lot of staff to ensure are in the right places. 1. Creating and managing the school duty rota 2. Arranging cover of duties when staff are absent 3. Ensuring the duty rota is timely and accurate


-Send reminder emails to staff regarding logistical timings and instructions
-Prepare timings for last day of each term
-Provide support to the Office Manager and assist with day to day smooth running of the office. You must have the ability to develop new ideas and improve ways of working.
-To support and promote the School’s ethos
-Work collaboratively with the Office Team; parent calls, assisting with duties when required 6. Keep the logistics how-to guides up to date



Experience in timetabling on a large scale is desirable but more importantly an enthusiasm for solving analytical problems or puzzles
Experience of working on own initiative
Experience of the use of a wide range of computer software (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, Office 365)
Experience of working in a school environment is desirable but not essential
Special abilities / aptitudes

Have excellent IT skills including advanced Excel skills
-Have excellent analytical skills
-Possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to -communicate at all levels · Have excellent organisational skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines
-Flexibility and ability to work as part of and to contribute to the school administrative team
-Ability to work effectively under pressure and to manage own workload
-Ability to work methodically, with exceptional attention to detail
Education and Training

Most importantly the successful candidate must have the ability to problem solve and think logically. Educated to Bachelor’s Degree Level or equivalent is desirable.

Other job specific requirements Commitment to the Authority’s Equal Opportunities Policy and acceptance of their responsibility for its practical application.

Michaela Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS and/or provide police checks from other countries where appropriate. Michaela Community School is an equal opportunities employer.

Essential educational requirements

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Essential qualifications

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Essential skills and experience

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School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Secondary
School size 597 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Michaela Community School website (opens in a new window)
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About Michaela Community School

Michaela Community School is an exciting and successful free school that opened in September 2014 and is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. The ambition of our vibrant and energetic team is to transform the lives of all children, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Many of us are Teach First Ambassadors. Some of us are not. All of us want to change the world.

We have 600 pupils from years 7 to 11. In September 2019, we opened our Sixth Form. There will be a lot of opportunities for promotion, and we invest in the development of our people.

School location

North End Road, London, HA9 0UU