Operational Office Manager - Gorsemoor Primary School

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Cannock, Staffordshire
FTE £23,541 - £27,041 FTE
10 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Amanda Priddey
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Operational Office Manager

Location:                    Gorsemoor Primary School

Employer:                  Staffordshire County Council

Contract type:           Permanent, Term Time Only plus 2 weeks

Working Pattern:       Standard

Hours:                         37 hours per week  - (pro rata 47.15 weeks per year)

Salary:                        Grade 7 Point 15 to 22 – (FTE £23,541 - £27,041)

Gorsemoor Primary School are seeking to appoint an exceptionally well-organised and experienced individual to support the school’s effective provision of day-to-day administrative tasks, in the role of Operational Office Manager. 

At Gorsemoor, we pride ourselves on placing the children at the centre of all that we do, enabling them to reach their potential in both their academic and personal achievements.  As a member of the support staff team, the successful candidate will be key to ensuring the highest of standards for our pupils, by taking overall responsibility for the efficient and effective running of the school office; maintaining and overseeing office and administrative systems and undertaking finance and HR functions. The role also provides support to Senior Leaders, together with managing a team of Office Administrators.

We are proud of our:

  • a shared moral commitment to secure the best outcomes for all pupils
  • pupils who are engaged, well-behaved and love to learn
  • caring, dedicated and knowledgeable team of staff and governors
  • high expectations and vision for school improvement
  • commitment to continuing professional development
  • a warm friendly atmosphere
  • a very supportive staff who have a desire to take the school forward
  • interested and supportive parents

This is a varied role where no two days are the same, it is essential therefore that the successful candidate must be able to work under pressure, have a high level of personal drive, energy and resilience.  The successful candidate will need to possess excellent communication skills and will need to respond effectively to changing priorities, using their initiative as well as having excellent organisation skills. Confidentiality and professionalism are key attributes for this role.

The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to work and will be prepared to undertake a wide range of duties as typical within a busy school office.  Further details regarding the role can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification.

Please take the time to read our Candidate Letter, Recruitment Pack and the Person Specification below.  If your personal and professional qualities match those we seek, then you may be the person to join our team.  Informal visits to the school are positively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01543 274788.

Additional information and how to apply

Should you wish to apply for this position, please return your completed application form, along with a cover letter, to admin@gorsemoor.staffs.sch.uk by the closing date shown below.  Successful applicants will be notified via email, if they have been selected for interview.

Closing Date:             24.096.2021 at 10.00am

Shortlisting:              29.06.2021

Interviews:                 06.07.2021

The position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.  Further details regarding this check are available by visiting www.gov.uk/dbs 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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