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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    18 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£29,783.00 - £32,003.00 Annually (FTE) Approx Starting Salary £27,441

Office Manager job summary

Office Manager

Parkland Primary School South Wigston

Grade 9 19-22

37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year

Parkland Primary School South Wigston is looking for an experienced, proactive and dynamic Office Manager to take up an exciting, demanding and rewarding post at our school.

As the role is integral to the successful running of the school, the Office Manager must be confident and able to work well as part of a team, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work well under pressure in order to meet deadlines.

The Officer Manager has a key role in the effective management of school systems and you must have a strong administration background, good customer service skills, be able to line manage others and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. You will also need to have excellent numeracy skills as this role will involve cash handling and be an excellent communicator with a professional manner, which promotes a positive image of the school. The role may also involve training and mentoring an office apprentice.

Why Choose Parkland Primary School South Wigston:

It is only with such outstanding people that we can succeed in our vision. In return we offer dynamic and energetic school environments to work from with opportunities for progression, and a wealth of career development prospects for everyone. Colleagues are able to move between schools to gain experience, collaborate with partners, join network and peer to peer groups and work in different roles as appropriate, including secondment opportunities.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To lead in the development and implementation of an effective administrative, clerical support service and financial procedures within the School, to ensure that all procedures are carried out accurately, effectively and efficiently, and where relevant provide maximum support for and minimum involvement of teaching staff.
  • To communicate effectively, professionally and in a friendly manner with staff, suppliers, pupils and parents. To be an ambassador for the Trust in dealing with external persons, developing effective lines of communication with all school users and to be a respected member of the school team by all staff.
  • To ensure that all statutory returns are completed, including School Census and School Workforce Census and submitted to the appropriate body in designated timeframes and that they comply with the appropriate Government Department standards.
  • To assist the SLT in the management of H&S procedures in line with trust policies to ensure compliance with all legal and Health & Safety requirements within the school’s facilities.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Level 2 qualifications in Maths/numeracy and English/literacy.
  • Level 3 qualification in business and administration with post-qualification experience, or evidence of equivalent experience.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.

What we offer:

  • Flexible working options
  • Support for continuous professional development in the role
  • Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning
  • Highly committed and motivated Team
  • A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
  • Free car parking
  • Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
  • Employee self-service portal.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Dental support
  • Gym discount
  • Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
  • Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development
  • A established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues

More about Discovery Schools Trust:

Discovery Schools Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence are shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Please note that interviews for this position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application.

Safeguarding Statement: We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.

While we acknowledge the advantages of AI in crafting personal statements for applications, we strongly encourage and expect applicants to personalise and tailor responses. Please note that the Trust may utilise AI checking solutions during the application review process and will be considered when shortlisting.

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)
medical
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 Parkland Primary School South Wigston

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
572 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Parkland Primary school is a large primary school, with 506 children aged 4 to 11. It is also a pretty happy place with children who on the whole are willing to learn, friendly and easy-going. Our intake is mixed in socio-economic terms with nearly a quarter of the children on free meals. Parents are supportive regular volunteer helpers in school.

Staff range from very experienced to NQTs, with a generous allocation of support staff including HLTAs, a nursery nurse, teaching assistants and an ICT technician.

Premises are modern with open-plan areas for younger children and closed rooms for older ones. We have good resources and excellent facilities including an ICT suite, field, studio, resource room, and separate Year 6 building. We share a campus with South Wigston High School. A state-of-the-art sports centre has been built at the High School with community access and timetabled slots for our school's use.

Our school is part of the Discovery Schools Academies Trust. Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

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