Office Support Manager – Westwood College (part of The Talentum Learning Trust)

Westwood College (part of The Talentum Learning Trust), Westwood Park, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8NP
Grade 7 – salary £23,541 gross per annum. (Term time is £21,391 per annum pro-rata)
15 Sep 2021
24 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Office Support Manager – Westwood College (part of The Talentum Learning Trust) term time + 2 weeks permanent contract, grade 7 – salary £23,541 gross per annum. (Term time is £21,391 per annum pro-rata)

Position: Office Support Manager

Start Date: ASAP

Contract Type: Permanent, term Time + 2 weeks, (47.38 weeks)

Hours: 1 post 37 hours per week

Pay: Grade 7 Pay Point 15 - salary: £23,541 per annum, £12.20 per hour

Location: Westwood College; however, you may on occasions be required to cover duties at other schools across the Trust

The Talentum Learning Trust consists of 9 schools based in Leek and the beautiful surroundings of the Staffordshire Moorlands. Westwood College is a well-established and successful 13-19 secondary school and shares a joint sixth form with Leek High School.

Do you possess drive, determination and a will to succeed? Do you thrive under pressure and have the skills to lead and support an effective team? If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen at Westwood College for an experienced Office Support Manager.

This is a challenging and varied role that lends itself to an individual who has excellent communication skills, experience of leading and managing a team of staff, good financial acumen and an ability to prioritise and manage a wide variety of tasks. Previous experience of working in a busy office environment and managing staff is essential and prior experience of working in a school would be an advantage but is not essential.

Duties will include line management and support of the admin team, supporting the Headteacher and wider school, overseeing financial functions including working with the Central Finance Team and Headteacher to set and manage the school budget alongside administration for the Local Governing Body. You will also be required to attend Resource Committee meetings. Excellent communication and IT skills, along with relevant financial experience are essential.

Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday, 24th September 2021 with a view to interviewing Thursday 30th September

The Talentum Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

To apply please complete the application form to

CV’s are not accepted. Queries to Kim Bailey, CFO, on 01538 370930

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