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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other support roles

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Working pattern

Full time, part time, flexible, term time: 37 hours per week, term time plus 4 weeks holiday hours (part time applicants will be considered)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,269 - £32,076 per annum

Actual salary

£27,191 - £29,799 per annum (92.90% FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

If you are seeking a new opportunity, as part of a passionate and dedicated support team in a thriving, successful school, this could be the position for you. The role of Office Manager offers a great opportunity for professional development within one of the best performing schools nationally.

We are recruiting for an Office Manager to oversee the professional and efficient administration of the school business support team. You may be working as an Office Manager or Operations Manager or you may be looking for the next step in your career. Experience of working within a school is desired but not essential as we fully support professional and career development. We anticipate you will be an ambitious individual who will work closely with our School Business Leader who will support you in this role.

You will manage a professional team of school support staff including Administration, Reprographics and Reception and lead on the fast paced, varied, day-to-day operations of the school support function. The role will include managing the administration budget.

It is essential that you are strong in interpersonal skills, communication and organisation as there will be a need to deal professionally with all of the schools’ stakeholders, including pupils, visitors, school governors and parents. We are looking for someone resilient, a great multitasker, who has experience of line managing a team, prioritising work, using Management Information Systems and the ability to interpret school policy.

The school welcomes discussions around flexible working hours.

What the school offers its staff

Manor High School is an exceptional 11-16 school based in Oadby, Leicestershire,top for GCSE progress in 2023 in Leicestershire and in the top 1% nationally. Every colleague in the school contributes to what we refer to as the Magic of Manor.Our student’s exceptional achievement comes from the hard-work and dedication of all staff. With around 930 students we benefit from a culturally diverse population and a body of students who are well-motivated, with very high aspirations.

Our school revolves around our four core values: Excellence, Inspiration, Resilience and Respect. These are reflected by staff and students in all that we do and all that we are and you will find our students are eager to learn and share our passion for education.

Our benefits include:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Health cash plan
  • Eye Test Vouchers
  • Lifestyle Savings
  • Home and Electronics Scheme – which involves spreading the cost of technology and home appliance purchases
  • Cycle to Work Scheme – savings are realised through a salary sacrifice arrangement
  • Gym Membership Scheme
  • Free Physiotherapy treatment
  • Free Counselling & Wellbeing Support
  • Menopause Support
  • GP Phone & Video Consultation – Accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Complimentary tea and coffee

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.

Applying for the job

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About Manor High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
931 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number

We are an inclusive, fully comprehensive school. We welcome students from all backgrounds, of all faiths or none and of all abilities from Oadby and the surrounding area. Our students are high-achieving. They feel safe
and enjoy learning in a happy and supportive environment.

Here at Manor High we are relentless in our mission to ensure that all pupils receive an excellent education that leads to real choice in life. In addition to ensuring excellent qualifications that surpass national averages, we are committed to our pupils, supporting them to flourish as individuals ready for life beyond Manor High. Our objective is to create excellent people who have excellent qualifications. We offer our pupils this commitment to excellence based on high-quality teaching and a wide range of experiences beyond the classroom.

Our collective mission through our school is to encourage pupils to become highly ambitious, successful citizens who are well positioned to create a better world. We set unapologetically high expectations,
challenging our pupils to believe in their ability and have the choice in life they truly deserve. We ensure our pupils are at the forefront of tomorrow.

Our Core Values of Excellence, Inspiration, Respect and Resilience were chosen by staff, parents, governors and, of course, the children who are at the heart of everything we do at Manor High.

Arranging a visit to Manor High School

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