Office Manager

Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary School, Leicester, Leicestershire


Job details

Working pattern Part-time only
Salary Grade 8 (£11.18 - £12.35 per hour)

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Blaby Stokes Primary who joined Learn Academies Trust in November 2018. Blaby Stokes is a primary school of 400 pupils that is going through some exciting changes and are looking for an exceptional individual to fulfil the role of a part time Office Manager. The hours of work are 8.30 - 1.30 Monday - Friday.
The post holder will be required to support the senior leadership team in its aims and objectives by leading and effectively managing the school office staff, ensuring the school administration and office is effective and efficient.

The post holder will also be responsible for day to day Human Resources matters including recruitment and selection, training logs and the induction of new staff and volunteers. You will be responsible for reporting on staff absence, attendance, maintaining the school diary and overseeing school policies. This post will include pupil administration as well as collation and circulation of information to parents and other stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have strong administrative experience and will demonstrate Microsoft Office expertise. Excellent spelling, grammar and presentation skills are essential. Working in a busy environment it is essential that you are strong in interpersonal skills, communication and organisation. There will be a need to deal professionally with all of the schools’ stakeholders, including pupils, visitors, school governors and parents. This role is suited to someone who has initiative and experience of managing a busy office. Ability to prioritise, organise and to work under pressure are key. Discretion, confidentiality and a diplomatic manner are vital. Experience of using Microsoft Teams, Arbor, Dataplan payroll & PS Financial in an education setting would be an advantage.
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role in an improving school then please apply today.

We require the following skills and experience;

• Excellent communication skills
• Line management experience
• Experience of in working in an academy or school
• Excellent numeracy, literacy and IT skills including Microsoft Office & Excel
• Strong time management and organisational skills, ability to meet deadlines
• High levels of initiative and good problem-solving abilities
• Maths and English GCSE level
• You will need to be friendly, approachable and have high professional standards, with a willingness to show initiative in order to improve practices. Flexibility and a good sense of humour are essential to this role as is being a good team player.

• School Business Manager CSBM or equivalent
• Education to A-level or equivalent
• Experience and use of Arbor & PS Financials
• Accounting and finance skills

Please contact Kully Gill at Learn Academies Trust for an application

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Primary
School size 388 pupils enrolled
Age range 4 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary School

Blaby Stokes Primary School is a thriving primary school. It is set in beautiful grounds located in the village in central Leicestershire about five miles south of Leicester city centre.
The school, which enjoys beautiful views of the surrounding, serves the local community and beyond by aiming to provide the highest quality of education within a context rooted firmly in Christian values.
We are committed to developing all children academically, emotionally and socially. Our expectations are high, both in work and behaviour. Our staff are dedicated professionals, who work as a close-knit team to do their best for every child in their care.

Arranging a visit to Blaby Stokes Church of England Primary School

Please contact Kully Gill - Business Manager

School location

Queens Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 4EG