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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

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Working pattern

Part time, term time: 37 hours a week, term time + 5 days

Contract type


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a School BusinessSupport Officer. The key business service and operational post is vital to the smooth running of our school. The role is varied and fast paced with multiple tasks and responsibilities; the postholder will be at the heart of the school supporting staff, students, parents and school leaders to ensure the school focus on delivering an excellent education is not distracted by operational processes. A commitment to the education of the next generation is essential.

The role is well suited to people that arecommitted to achieving high standards through continuous improvement and learning. We are happy to consider:

  • Experienced school administrators thatalready have a good understanding of how schools operate as well as
  • Career focused individuals who want tolearn how the business of school works and would be encouraged to complete a school business management qualification, funded by the Trust, alongside their work
  • Or a mix of the 2!

The postholder will be a skilled manager of their time and the time of others, an excellent communicator, an empathetic service provider and an efficient administrator with strong IT skills. An induction and training programme will ensure new staff are provided with all they need to succeed in their role.

What the school offers its staff

The Trust can offer term time only employment, flexible working patterns, part time and job share options.

In addition to a competitive salary the Trust contributes to a local government pension scheme for staff and provides staff with access to a range of salary sacrifice purchasing schemes and various health benefits including a generous sick pay scheme.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for the successful candidate. The post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974.

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About Morpeth Stobhillgate First School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
150 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 9
Phone number
01670 513382

Stobhillgate First School is situated in the beautiful, historic market town of Morpeth. We are a small school with a big heart and are passionate about creating innovative learning experiences for all. The schools defining principles of Excellence, Inspiration, Collaboration and Empathy are at the heart of everything we do. At Stobhillgate First School, we are passionate about developing the whole child and nurturing a love for learning. The children that attend our school come from a wide range of
economically diverse backgrounds. Our challenge is to ensure we provide equality of opportunity for all children.

Since our Ofsted inspection, in 2019, the school has been on a rapid journey of improvement, this has included:

• The development of an exciting new curriculum that inspires and motivates our children. Including: Talk 4 Writing; Read Write Inc; reciprocal reading; maths mastery and the introduction of a new exciting
broader curriculum.

• The improvement of the school building and grounds included renovating all classrooms; opening a new state-of-the-art EYFS unit; a new school library; and, recently, an exciting new Performing Arts Centre and Community Hub.

• The enhancement of our broader offer, providing our children with the opportunity to experience a wide range of exciting opportunities such as camping on Hadrian’s Wall, performing in a Shakespeare play and
participating in a professional opera!

Arranging a visit to Morpeth Stobhillgate First School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.mungall@sfs.cheviotlt.co.uk.

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