Springfield Infant School and Nursery

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Office Manager


Salary: Grade 4 - £19,819 - 21,693 pro rata                                

Contract type: 37 hrs per week, 40 weeks per year

Contract term: Permanent

Closing Date: 12 noon - Friday 19th October


Springfield Infant School & Nursery is a unique, exciting place to work. Due to the promotion of our current Bursar we are looking for a highly organised and experienced Office Manager to join our successful and forward thinking team.


This is an exciting role at the heart of the school and the successful candidate will play a key part in ensuring that everyone is able to learn and work in a safe, stimulating environment and that families and visitors feel valued and part of our community.


Our challenge to you…..

· Be highly organised, flexible and quick thinking, have an eye for detail, a sense of humour and the ability to work well under pressure.

· Be friendly and professional, modelling excellent communication skills in order to support our children and families, as well as welcome visitors

· Have experience of the development, management and operation of school administration systems;

· Be able to use school administrative and financial systems, including Capita SIMS, PSF and the Microsoft Office Suite.

· Have experience of managing others in an office environment, ideally in an educational setting.

· Have a working knowledge of school premises management and related Health & Safety requirements

· Have awareness of the specific needs of young children in relation to their health, safety and wellbeing as well as their education.

· Have experience of HR administration and recruitment processes

· Show true team player qualities by collaborating with colleagues and participating in the wider life of the school.


Our commitment to you…..

· A well resourced school that encourages continuing professional development.

· Trust in your capabilities and support for you to realise your innovative ideas.

· A school where you will be enabled to make your mark and you will really know you are making a difference in the lives of children.

· A warm welcome when you visit.


Springfield infant School & Nursery is an Orwell Multi Academy Trust Academy and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.