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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 4:02pm

  • Date listed

    26 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 37 Hours a week – Permanent - Term time only plus 5 inset days and 1 week in the holidays - Required for September 2024

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,546 to £29,813 Per year

What skills and experience we're looking for

37 Hours a week – Permanent - Term time only plus 5 inset days and 1 week in the holidays - Required for September 2024

We are looking for an Office Manager to have oversight of all the school administration functions including health and safety, human resources and premises management. In addition, you will also be supporting the Headteacher in contributing to and upholding the vision, values and ethos of the school.

“Pupils are enthusiastic and conscientious learners”

“Pupils and staff have very positive relationships which create a harmonious learning environment throughout the school.” (Ofsted, June 2019)

The Ridgeway is a nurturing and friendly school situated within a diverse community in South Reading, with enthusiastic, happy pupils who enjoy learning and a committed and highly motivated team.

We are looking for someone who:

  • has excellent administration skills
  • has excellent communication skills
  • has experience in busy demanding roles
  • has knowledge of human resources, health and safety regulations and premises management and IT networks
  • possesses the ability to prioritise tasks and consistently work to deadlines
  • has the ability to work positively with and line manage a variety of different teams
  • is proactive in their work ethos

Experience of working within a school setting is desirable.

What the school offers its staff

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact Charli Pyle, Office Manager, on0118 937 5530, or email officemanager@theridgeway.reading.sch.ukor visit: https://www.theridgewayprimary.net/vacancies/

Applications will be considered on receipt

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

The Ridgeway Primary School is committed to inclusion and equity. We welcome talented applicants from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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.

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About The Ridgeway Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
426 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Arranging a visit to The Ridgeway Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email officemanager@theridgeway.reading.sch.uk.

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