Office Manager - Stockingford Academy
What is the job role?
Actual Salary: £20,845 - £26,068
Full Time Equivalent Salary: Grade 5 (£22,183 - £27,741 per annum)
Contract type: Permanent, 37 hours, Term time only + 4 weeks
Location: Stockingford Academy, Cross Street, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 8JH
About The Role
The school is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic person with a proven record of managing an office environment and staff team. The postholder will work at Stockingford Academy, supporting the Headteacher and reporting to the Trust Senior Office Manager.
The successful candidate must be:
- Good with people and young children
- Flexible and able to embrace change
- Able to manage their own workload and the workload of their team to meet deadlines
- Have excellent communication skills
- Ability to cope with pressure and keep calm in stressful situations
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and integrity
- Ability to work independently and act on own initiative.
The successful candidate must have strong office management skills and be able to demonstrate experience of implementing and maintaining systems and procedures. They will have a proven track record of managing staff and the dedication & skills needed to support the headteacher providing administrative and confidential support on a daily basis in conjunction with being responsible for the smooth running of the Office function.
All staff are expected to know what to do if they have concerns about a child, take on the responsibility for providing a safe environment and promoting children’s welfare, undertake regular safeguarding and child protection training and, familiarise themselves with KCSIE part 1 and local policies and procedures as directed by the trust/academy.
If you think you have the necessary skills and experience to make a difference we would be delighted to hear from you.
Application details are available to download below and returnable to Josh Smith, email@example.com
If you require any additional information, please email the Trust Senior Office Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Although your substantive post will be with within Stockingford Academy this is a Multi Academy Trust appointment and you may be required to undertake work in any of our schools should the need arise. A clear understanding of the role of Office Manager to the Headteacher within an Education setting is essential, along with evidence of diary management and arranging meetings and coordinating events. We place strong emphasis on a willingness to support our aims and ethos, and an understanding of the wider role within the school.
A career at Inspire Education Trust offers a rewarding future, with the opportunity to make a real impact on the lives and outcomes of our young people. We work hard to provide an environment which places staff wellbeing at the forefront of the agenda, as well as providing ample opportunities for personal and professional development. It is a priority for us to ensure our workforce is thriving, fulfilled and engaged.
As such, we offer a portfolio of benefits designed to enhance and support the working lives of our staff. These include, but are not limited to:
• A highly supportive and committed executive leadership team
• An effective continuing professional development (CPD) programme for all staff
• Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24/7 confidential advice and support on a range of matters and free access to accredited counsellors
• A focus on staff well-being including free counselling and wellbeing training, a trust wellbeing committee, a network of wellbeing champions and a supportive working environment
• Opportunity to join a committed and forward thinking team of support staff
• Employee Benefits platform providing staff access to a range of benefits such as shopping discounts
About Inspire Education Trust
Inspire Education Trust is a Multi Academy Trust currently consisting of 5 primary schools and one secondary school located in Coventry and Warwickshire.
The Trust has a vision and a business plan to consistently grow and develop over the forth coming years and is structuring its central teams to represent this growth, through delivery of an operational business like service across the Trust’s communities, enabling our schools to concentrate on our pupils and their education.
If you consider you have all of the qualities and experience we require then we would welcome your application to join us at this very exciting time in the development and growth of our MAT.
Only applicants for interview will be contacted.
Closing Date: Sunday 31st October 2021
Interview Date: November 2021 (exact date TBC)
Being committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children we follow safer recruitment practices and appointments will be subject to safeguarding checks including enhanced DBS and references. The postholder must share our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
The post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.
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