Office Manager

Shinewater Primary School, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 8ED

17 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    8 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Term time plus 5 staff development days and 1 additional week during the school holidays.

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£23,654 - £26,913 SAT 7

Actual salary

£20,867 - £23,742 pro rata

Office Manager job summary


Term time plus 5 staff development days and 1 additional week in the school holidays.

37 Hours a week, Monday to Friday.

Shinewater Primary School and Nursery is looking for a warm, friendly and efficient Office Manager to join ‘Team Shine’

We are looking to appoint someone to lead and manage the running of the School Office on a day to day basis, monitoring and developing the administration systems and the organisation of the school office. They will be expected to support the Headteacher and Senior Leaders with administrative and organisational tasks and liaise with other schools and departments within the Trust.

A strong administrative background is essential. The post holder will ideally have experience within a school or education setting, but this is not essential.

The successful candidate will be approachable, resilient, highly organised and operate effectively and efficiently in all areas of their work, both independently and when directed. They will also have good communication skills with pupils, parents and staff as well as with numerous outside agencies.

We can offer you a happy place to work and lots of support from the school and academy trust teams. Shinewater Primary School is a successful school recently graded Good with Outstanding features.

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 Nicki Kaufman, Headteacher for an informal discussion. and 01323 762129

Completed applications should be sent to Sheila Andrew, or by post to Shinewater Primary School, Millfoil Drive, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN23 8ED. 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 13th June 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 Shinewater Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
387 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01323 762129

We welcome children, their parents, carers and families into a friendly, happy and hardworking environment where respect for others, positive attitudes towards work and behaviour are encouraged and nurtured.

Shinewater is a school where all children are valued and where all staff work hard to help every child reach his or her full potential. Children work in a very caring, stimulating environment and respond well to the schools positive discipline policy.

Staff are committed to providing a broad, balanced and relevant education for all the children within a supportive and caring environment. They seek to build the self-esteem of all children through a policy of equal opportunity. We ensure that relationships throughout the school are based on mutual trust and respect as the school strongly believes that it is through secure relationships that the children respond with positive attitudes and understanding of their work and to others.

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