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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£32,076.00 - £35,745.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary £29,250 - £32,595. Pay award pending

Office Manager Alexandra Park Junior School job summary

Office Manager at Alexandra Park Junior School

Full time, term time plus 3 weeks. Permanent, to commence as soon as possible.

Salary: Point 23 - 27 of the School Support Staff Pay Scale currently £32,076 - £35,745 per annum. (Actual salary £29,250-£32,595) Pay award pending.

The Pinnacle Learning Trust, in partnership with Alexandra Park Junior School, is looking to appoint an Office Manager to work in this new role at the school.

The successful candidate will play a key role in the smooth and efficient running of the school office, building good relationships with all pupils, parents, staff, governors and outside agencies. The school office is an extremely dynamic, busy and fast paced environment, requiring someone who has the ability to self-manage and multi-task, whilst remaining calm. The successful candidate will be friendly and approachable and committed to providing an excellent service.

The Office Manager will manage and have oversight of school administration policies and processes to ensure that the school administration team provides an effective service that meets the needs of the school. They will work closely with the Trust’s central service teams to ensure effective financial; estates; health and safety; resource; and, people management.

We are looking to appoint a hardworking, honest, dependable and self-motivated person who can demonstrate a firm commitment to the ethos, aims and values of the school and who pays particular attention to detail. The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to their work and ability to work independently as well as play a key role within a busy team. You should have excellent communication skills and extensive administration and/or finance experience. Previous experience of working in education would be an advantage.

Alexandra Park Junior School

Alexandra Park Junior School, based in Glodwick, Oldham, has more than 350 pupils with three forms in each year group. It prides itself on its vision to ‘Learn, Be Happy and Achieve Our Best’.

We recognise that every child is a unique member of our school community. We are a happy school where every child is valued and encouraged to achieve their best, developing their full potential both academically, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually.

The school will be became an academy and joined the Pinnacle Learning Trust in April 2024.


The Pinnacle Learning Trust

We celebrate students’ uniqueness and support our young people to flourish and become responsible, successful citizens who contribute positively to their communities. Our Trust invests in each member of staff, offering them professional development opportunities, including designation as Evidence Leads in Education for the Research School; delivery of school-to-school support; CPD facilitation and support for trainee teachers. Staff have access to opportunities to develop their teaching practice, such as training on metacognition, virtual classroom coaching and retrieval practice. As a Trust, we celebrate diversity by encouraging an understanding of our communities, faiths and cultures.

Closing Date for applications: Midday, Wednesday 26th June 2024

Provisional Interview Date: Wednesday 3rd July 2024

To apply, please click "Apply Now"

Additional Reasons to Join Us:

  • Automatic enrolment into a generous defined benefit Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work schemes available
  • Various health and wellbeing benefits (including on site gym membership at Oldham Sixth Form College and The Hathershaw College)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Excellent opportunities for professional and career development

Please see our Join Our Trust booklet for more reasons to work for the Pinnacle Learning Trust.

Commitment to Safeguarding

The Pinnacle Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment checks. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The Pinnacle Learning Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from under- represented groups and ethnic minorities.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Alexandra Park Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 360 pupils
Age range
7 to 11

School location

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