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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    3 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,933.00 - £27,789.00 Annually (Actual)

Operations Manager job summary

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an experienced and efficient Operations Manager on a permanent basis.

We are looking for a candidate who can turn their hand to the running of a busy school office, managing day to day duties with a smile, and deal with parents and children's enquiries. Our ideal candidate, has excellent communication skills and can coordinate the administration of our academy with ease. You will have good ICT skills too, working with a range of software and online platforms for reporting and recording, managing the school data.

You will provide support to the Principal / Leadership Team and work closely with Central Trust Human Resources, Sites and Finance teams. We need someone who works as a key player in our small, happy team, but equally someone who is able to work on their own initiative, making good decisions with a caring approach.

As this is a varied and busy role, exceptional organisational skills are essential. We hope you will love working with children and enjoy seeing how the administration of a school impacts positively on our outcomes.

We would love to see you for a visit and encourage you to ring Teresa Ellington on 01945 773220 and leave a message to book an appointment or email office@upa.eastern-mat.co.uk

Grade G £25,933 - £27,789 per annum, pro rated (FTE £29,269 - £31,364)

37 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks (40 weeks per year)

Closing date: 15 July 2024 8am

Interview date: 17/18 July 2024

If we receive sufficient applicants of a high calibre, we may bring the closing date forward.

Role Purpose

The main purpose of this role is to ensure the effective operation of all aspects of the main office, reception etc. and to proactively support the development of a dynamic Academy community through effective delivery of administrative services to meet the needs of every stakeholder. For full details of the role please review the job description provided.

Skills & Experience

This a key post within the Academies and you will need to be a strong manager with excellent interpersonal skills, able to work under pressure and to multiple deadlines. You will hold a Business Administration or equivalent qualification or a recent proven high level of office experience.

All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check including the Children's Barred List.

Please ensure your application meets the essential requirements of the job description.

Eastern Multi Academy Trust (EMAT) is an equal opportunities employer and employs suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Any appointments will be subject to satisfactory medical checks, references and an enhanced DBS check including the Children's Barred List.

EMAT is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, employee support services to welcome and support staff from different backgrounds. Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment and signal our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity and welcome part time or flexible working applicants.

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 Upwell Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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