Office Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/11/2023 15:00
Band 8 (SCP 18 – 23) £27,344 – £30,151 per year
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newton Aycliffe
Closing date:
22 Nov
Further Information
Forest Park School is a newly established independent school for children with special educational needs and we will be welcoming Years 7 and 8 initially. We are committed to providing an effective teaching and learning environment, based on a child’s individual profile, whilst delivering a positive approach to behavioural management. Recognition of a child’s efforts and achievements is key to their individual holistic development. All in a friendly, comfortable setting that is Forest Park School.

The Head Teacher and Governors are seeking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic and driven School Office Manager who is able to use their own initiative to ensure quality support for the School. This is a role where the right candidate has the opportunity to help shape the support function and has the potential to grow with the school. We are committed to developing the successful candidate and would support the right person through a Level 5 Business Admin qualification.

The main requirements of the post are outlined below:
- Design and implement administrative systems and support the Head Teacher with the setup of the support functions of the school
- Support the Head Teacher with the procurement and management of service contracts
- Support the Head Teacher to manage, monitor and plan expenditure
- Dealing with all enquiries effectively, efficiently and politely
- Other requirements as outlined in the job description

The successful candidate will have appropriate transferrable skills to respond with confidence and initiative, to a changing educational landscape. Please note that experience of working in a school is not a pre-requisite for this post.

Forest Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.