Office Manager

Peacehaven Community School, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 8RB

7 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    8 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 June 2022

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£23,654 - £26,913 SAT 7

Office Manager job summary

We have an opportunity to join our school administration team as an Office Manager.

Working under the direction of the Headteacher and senior staff, the successful applicant will be a key member of the school and administration team and will provide high-level administrative and organisational services, and oversee the administrative function of the school.

The successful candidate will have:

Level 2 qualifications (or equivalent) including English and
maths at least grade C;
Experience of development, management and operation of
administrative systems;
Experience of working in a similar administrative role;
Proven experience of ability to work calmly and professionally under pressure;
Excellent interpersonal, organisational and administrative skills.
NVQ level 3 in Business Administration and experience of a similar role in an education setting would be an advantage but not essential.

Peacehaven Community School is a Swale Academies Trust (SAT) School who welcomes applicants who want to develop their careers and explore the opportunities that working within an established academy trust can bring.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant school on the South Coast, near Brighton. Life at Peacehaven Community School does not stand still and we constantly seek innovative ways to improve school standards.

Join us to benefit from:

Friendly and supportive school environment;
Be part of a highly successful Trust;
CPD opportunities;
Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
Ride to Work Scheme;
Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.
Generous Holiday entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays and a concessionary day to be taken at Christmas.
Christmas closure (3 days of your holiday entitlement is used for this).
Additional holiday entitlement for 5 years + service.

Peacehaven Community School is committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Becky Platt, Office Manager for an informal discussion. and 01273 581100.

Applications can be made on TES or can be downloaded to complete and sent to Liz Fulker, HR Liaison, or by post to Peacehaven Community School, Greenwich Way, Peacehaven East Sussex BN10 8RB. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 11th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Supporting documents

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About Peacehaven Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
867 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01273 581100

At Peacehaven Community School we pride ourself on inspiring all learners, allowing all students to achieve so that every member of our community knows they have succeeded.

When staff and students are asked to describe their school they all say how welcoming that learning is more than being in a classroom. Everyone has a voice in our school and that voice is valued. Our student leadership programme is steadily growing with every year group having an opportunity to change the school.

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