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Office Manager

Location: The Weald Federation (Frant, Mark Cross, Mayfield, Five Ashes)

Salary: East Sussex Single Status Grade 8 £22,966 - £24,805 per annum (pro-rata)

Part time: 20 hours per week. Term time only plus 5 Inset days

We are looking to appoint an Office Manager to join our new federation which will be established 01/09/2019 with the merging of the Aspire and Saxonbury federations. All our schools are close together and set in beautiful rural locations.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our new federation. You will lead the Office Teams across the four schools. If you have previous experience working in a school office environment (perhaps as a Bursar, Business Manager or HR Officer) then we would love to hear from you.

What we can offer:

  • Enthusiastic staff and pupils
  • A committed and dedicated staff and leadership team
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Supportive team of governors

We are looking for a Personnel Manager who:

  • Understands SIMS (the school’s Information System)
  • Is experienced in conducting pre-employment checks and managing a Single Central Record (SCR)
  • Is experienced in Human Resources (e.g. completion of new starter forms, contracts, monthly personnel reports)
  • Has excellent computing skills
  • Has the ability to work at a strategic level, advising Governors and working alongside Senior Leaders
  • Demonstrates a commitment to partnership working
  • Works well as part of a team and contributes positively to the school’s aims
  • Understands and can implement effective practices and procedures
  • Has high aspirations for themselves and the staff with whom they work
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills with staff and parents


Closing Date: 9am on 11.07.19

Interviews: Week beginning 15.07.19

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