Assistant Office Manager

Michaela Community School, London

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Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £35,000 to £35,000

Job summary

Assistant Office Manager

Hours of Work: Mon-Thurs 7:45am-4:30pm, Fri 7:45am-3:30pm

Salary: Up to 35k, depending on experience

Holiday: 30 days’ holiday to be taken during non-term time.

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

To apply: Please send your CV and covering letter to applications@mcsbrent.co.uk

This is the type of job in which you feel you are really making a difference! You will never be bored.

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. We have 600 pupils from years 7 to 11 and 70 Year 12s in a new Sixth Form.

We’re a growing team and so there is opportunity for progression.

We are a high-functioning, fast-paced school office. We are looking for someone who takes multi-tasking to a different level; someone who is bright, highly organised, has attention to detail and deals well under pressure. You will be expected to lead and direct the members of the office team. You will be personable, assertive and proactive.

Duties

To support the Office Manager in the running of the office, and direction of the office team
Have an overview of the school year and plan aheaD
To provide general administrative support, including photocopying, other reprographics, completing standard forms, responding to routine correspondence, distributing information around the school
You will have responsibility of several projects throughout the year
Person Specification

1. Experience

Demonstrable experience of leading a team
Experience of working on own initiative
Experience of the use of a wide range of computer software (e.g. word processing, mailmerge, spreadsheets, databases)
Knowledge/experience of Education sector and/or schools
2. Special abilities / aptitudes

Flexibility and ability to work as part of and to contribute to the school administrative team
Interpersonal skills – dealing with parents, students, colleagues and outside agencies
Ability to deal sensitively and in confidence with a wide range of issues relating to working practices
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work effectively under pressure and to manage own workload, with strong time management skills
Ability to multi-task
Ability to type quickly and accurately
Ability to meet tight deadlines
Ability to work methodically, ensuring attention to detail
3. Other job specific requirements

Commitment to the Authority’s Equal Opportunities Policy and acceptance of their responsibility for its practical application.
4. Education and Training

Educated to degree level or equivalent · Proven track record of success
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

See the application pack.

Essential qualifications

See the application pack.

Essential skills and experience

See the application pack.

More on how to apply

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)
Contact email applications@mcsbrent.co.uk

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