Hales Valley Multi Academy Trust is a primary academy trust, based in Dudley, West Midlands. We currently consist of five very different primary schools, ensuring that our Trust is a diverse and exciting place to work and learn.
We put our children at the heart of everything we do and are dedicated to providing them with an enriching curriculum, underpinned by our overall commitment to high standards across the board.
We value our staff and ensure that they are well supported and trained. We have a continual professional development guarantee that provides a clear career pathway of training and opportunities for all staff at all levels.
Our family of schools work closely together, ensuring that staff and children benefit from sharing the excellent practice that exists across the Trust. Our schools are well supported by the Local Governing Committees, the Board of Directors and the Trust Central team.
We believe that we are stronger together – all schools sharing capacity, resources and expertise. We believe that collaboration is fundamental to providing the best learning opportunities through a meaningful curriculum where children and adults acquire the knowledge, skills and positive attitudes to prepare and strengthen them for their role in society: today, tomorrow and in the future. We support and care for each other, especially when things go wrong; we are a family.
This role provides you with an opportunity to join our family to improve outcomes for children. If you are interested in finding out more please do get in touch – we would be very happy to meet with you!
Woodside Primary School
The Role - Office Manager– Vacancy Reference: HVT 0460
At Woodside, we pride ourselves on our warm, friendly welcome and our community, who work closely together for the good of the families and children we serve. We are looking to appoint a highly effective, energetic, experienced Office Manager who has the confidence and ability to be the key person in our busy school office.
You will be appointed on Grade 6, working 37 hours per week. You will be employed on a permanent contract working 40 weeks per year. Actual salary range £21,899 to £23,999.
As the School Office Manager, you will have responsibility for the day to day running of the School Office functions and line management of other office staff.
The successful candidate will be:
- An enthusiastic and approachable team player with excellent people skills.
- A positive and friendly ‘face of the school’.
- A highly effective communicator, with the ability to develop effective relationships.
- A bright, proactive, well-organised and committed individual with effective written and oral communication skills.
- Experienced in dealing with all aspects of school administration, health and safety and estate management Someone with solid IT skills including experience of all Microsoft Office products
We can offer you:
- Highly motivated staff A leadership team whose focus is on improving outcomes for our children
- Children who value learning and supportive parents
- An ethos of valuing staff and their Professional Development
- A stimulating learning environment which is conducive to learning
- Competitive salary Generous benefits (pension, holiday, discounted fees at our Trust schools)
- Employee Assistance Programme (supporting your health and wellbeing)
- Networking and support opportunities between the Trust schools
For more information about this role please see attached job description and person specification.
To apply, please complete an application form/monitoring form and return to Rachel Dean email@example.com
- Closing Date: TBC
- Shortlisting: TBC
- Interviews: TBC
All applicants short listed will be required to take part in a formal interview.
Hales Valley Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.
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: