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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week , term time only plus 10 days

Contract type


Pay scale

National Joint Council scale point 26

What skills and experience we're looking for

Manor Wood Primary School are looking to appoint a friendly, well-organised and hardworking Senior School Administration Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, skilled, and reliable and will work to ensure the smooth running of our school. They will have excellent administrative and interpersonal skills and will be able to provide a warm welcome to visitors, pupils and parents while working efficiently and effectively to lead and manage all aspects of school administration, including routine financial, health and safety, and personnel management duties.

Manor Wood Primary School is a vibrant and inclusive school, where children are at the heart of everything that we do, and where our committed staff go the extra mile to ensure that our pupils thrive in a happy and supportive environment. We have a strong focus on working with parents and the wider community to improve outcomes for everyone. We are proud that our children love learning and enjoy coming to school.

We are part of the Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust and enjoy a close and supportive working partnership with the schools across the Trust.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A committed and confident team player.

  • Organised, resilient, hardworking and reliable.

  • Patient, calm and loves working with people and children.

  • Able to plan, organise and prioritise own time effectively and meet deadlines.

  • Able to provide confidential and high-quality administrative support.

  • Able to line manage a team effectively and demonstrate leadership abilities, supporting the SLT.

  • Knowledgeable and skilled in school administration, communication and staff management.

What the school offers its staff

Manor Wood Primary School can offer:

  • A supportive staff team who works well to ensure the best outcomes for pupils.

  • Parents who are supportive.

  • A commitment to your professional development with a range of opportunities to further your career, including a collaborative and supportive professional network with schools across the Owlcotes Trust.

  • An employee perks scheme including discounts and online offers at major high street and online retailers, and salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work.

Every day is varied and a lot of fun! Manor Wood has a positive day to day team atmosphere with supportive leadership.

This is a permanent position, 37 hours per week, term time only plus 10 days.

The successful candidate will be joining a like-minded and friendly school team. As part of Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust, we have access to a network of Lead Practitioners who are equipped to support the successful candidate in developing their career.

Successful applicants will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to employment and will abide by Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust's policies.

The closing date for applications is 12/07/2024.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please see the job description and application form attached to this advert. Please contact the school office on 0113 2689160 to request a paper copy of the application pack. Please submit completed application forms to recruitment@owlcotesmat.org or return completed application forms directly to the school office.

Commitment to safeguarding

Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All adults in school, whether paid staff or a volunteer, have a responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All adults in our schools must abide by Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust policies and procedure and each school's Safeguarding and Child Protection policy. All successful employment candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

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About Manor Wood Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 0 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
501 pupils enrolled
Age range
Not given
Phone number
0113 268 9160

School location

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