Office Manager

at Mere Green Primary School

Start Date:As soon as possibleContract Type:37 Hours per week, term time only plus one week to be worked during the school holidays, permanent
Salary:Grade 3, £20,903-£27,041 pa FTE (actual salary £18,687-£23,938 pa)Closing Date:9.00 am Monday 6th December 2021
Interview Date:Friday 10th December 2021

OFFICE MANAGER

Grade 3, £20,903 – £27,041 pa FTE (actual salary £18,687- £23,938 pa)

37 hours per week, Permanent, Term time only, plus one week to be worked during School Holidays

Required: As soon as possible

Mere Green Primary School are looking to appoint a well organised, reliable and enthusiastic individual to undertake the role of Office Manager.  This is a busy and varied role but one who is able to lead and manage school administration, providing support to the Headteacher and Senior Management Team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of Business/Administration
  • Lead and manage the school administration team
  • Have experience of working in a school / academy / multi academy trust setting
  • Be a motivated individual with the ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to identify work priorities and manage own workload to meet deadlines
  • Have high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills
  • A sound knowledge of a range of computer applications together with excellent IT Skills
  • A high level of diplomacy and trustworthiness is required as the appointed post holder will be privy to confidential information 

If previously applied there is no need to re-apply

Closing Date: 9.00am, Monday 6th December 2021

Date of Interviews: Friday 10th December 2021

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as we reserve the right to interview earlier and withdraw the advert if a suitable candidate is appointed.

Should you wish to discuss this role please contact Kristal Brookes, Headteacher, on 0121 308 1384. 

Completion application forms should be returned to recruitment@atlp.org.uk

We continue to adhere to the government’s advice and guidance for education settings, ensuring appropriate risk assessments are in place to allow for safe working practices.  

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: 

Please note we do not accept CV’s, application will only be considered if received on an ATLP application form.

The Arthur Terry Learning Partnership (ATLP) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS, prohibition check, qualifications (where applicable), medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references which will be sought prior to interview. The ATLP is an equal opportunities employer.

Please find a link to our safeguarding policy which we would encourage you to read prior to applying to work in our organisation https://atlp.org.uk/files/2021/03/ATLP-Overall-Safeguarding-Policy-2020-FINAL-3.pdf