School Office Manager/ Administration Assistant - Seaton Delaval First School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
12/04/2021 12:00
£20,092 - £21,748
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Seaton Delaval First School
Post Number:
Closing date:
12 Apr
Further Information

Seaton Delaval First School is a welcoming and inclusive school at the heart of the local community. Due to the retirement of our long serving School Office Manager the Governing Body wish to appoint a suitably qualified and highly motivated professional to the post.

We are looking for an outstanding and proven First School administrator, or Commercial Office Manager, to lead and manage our busy school office. The ideal candidate will already be working successfully in a First School and will be looking for new challenges or extending their hours of work.
The postholder will be expected to organise and supervise the administrative systems within the school whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times and will contribute to the planning, development and monitoring of support services including the management of support staff.

The successful candidate will have
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
• An aptitude for quickly adapting to new IT systems including SIMs and have good clerical, administrative and financial experience
• The ability to demonstrate all other essential criteria as set out in the person specification for the post

Application forms along with the Job Description and Person Specification are available to download below. All completed application forms plus relevant papers must be printed, signed and returned to the school for the attention of the Headteacher. Please note that completed e-mailed applications and/or CV’s will not be considered. Closing date Friday, 12th April 2021, noon.

Please contact Mr Flitcroft [Headteacher] if you would like an informal discussion about the post, or the opportunity to visit before applying [0191 237 1239] to discuss the breadth of duties and our expectations.

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to enhanced criminal records bureau disclosure.

Closing Date: Monday 12th April (noon)
Short Listing: Week beginning 12th April, date to be confirmed.
Interviews: Week beginning 26th April, date to be confirmed.

Seaton Delaval First School
Western Avenue, Seaton Delaval,
Whitley Bay, Tyne & Wear, NE25 0EP.
Telephone: 0191 237 1239.
E-mail: Admin@seatondelaval.northumberland.sch.uk

Headteacher Mr. O. Flitcroft. GDNSM, PGCE, NPQH, PQSI.