- £25,058 - £28,245 SAT 7
Office Manager job summary
37 hours a week, Monday to Friday.
We have a new and exciting opportunity to appoint an
Office Manager to lead our school administration team.
As an Office Manager you will provide high-level
administrative and organisational services to the school under the direction
of the Headteacher and Senior Leaders, overseeing the administrative
functions of the school.
Key duties would
- To provide support to the Headteacher,
Executive Headteacher and Senior Leadership team;
- Liaise with the Trust Human Resources;
- Manage the school office and administration
- Liaising with staff, pupils, parents and
carers and outside agencies.
candidate would need:
- Level 2
qualifications (or equivalent) including English and Maths at least grade C.
- Experience of
development, management and operation of administrative systems.
- Proven experience of
working as a PA or Secretary for a senior manager.
- Experience of
supervising staff, including managing the performance of others.
- Ability to
communicate effectively and courteously with staff at all levels, pupils,
parents, suppliers, governors and visitors.
- Ability to work
confidentially, keeping work-related issues and discussions in the workplace.
- Ability to organise
and prioritise workload to achieve deadlines.
An NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration and
/ or experience of working in a similar role in an education environment
would be an advantage.
Full details of the requirements of the post can be found
in the accompanying recruitment pack.
The Eastbourne Academy is a vibrant, successful and
inclusive learning community where both students and staff thrive. At the
heart of our school are traditional values where every student is expected to
Learn, Engage and Respect.
Join us to benefit from:
- Friendly and
supportive school environment;
- Be part of a highly
- CPD opportunities;
- Local Government
Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
- Employee Assistance
Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
- Ride to Work Scheme;
- Employee Referral
- Generous Holiday
entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays and a concessionary day to be taken
- Christmas closure (3
days holiday entitlement is used for this).
- Additional holiday
entitlement for 5 years + service.
Applying for the job
If you are interested in this post, please contact Donna Dreeling for an informal discussion. email@example.com and 01323 514900
Completed applications should be sent to Donna Dreeling firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to The Eastbourne Academy, Brodrick Road, Eastbourne East Sussex BN22 9RQ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.
If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact email@example.com or 01795 426091 (option 2)
We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.
In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.
Interview Date: 6th October 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 disclosureDownload an application form - 253 KB
If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.
About The Eastbourne Academy
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- School size
- 850 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
The Eastbourne Academy is a vibrant, successful and inclusive learning community, where students thrive.
As part of Swale Academies Trust, our students and staff have access to a range of exciting opportunities that will help them develop skills and find enjoyment in all aspects of school life. Our in-school Scholars programmes cater to a range of interests and allow for students to excel in an area of their choice, ranging from football and dance Scholars to those interested in science and technology.
Our curriculum, which is centred around Aspiration, Character and Employability, coupled with our values of Teamwork, Effort and Ambition, ensures that students are provided with the chance to achieve great outcomes.