Business Support Officer, Kirklees

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Cowlersley Primary SchoolKirklees

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £14,445-£15,037 actual salary
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for an efficient, organised and enthusiastic Business Support Officer to join our team. This varied role requires excellent communication, administrative and organisation skills. 

The successful candidate will ideally have had prior experience in a similar or transferrable role. The successful candidate will be able to work independently as well as part of a team and can be flexible to meet the operational needs of the role. Confidence in using appropriate ICT packages is essential, alongside the ability to communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders including parents, pupils, staff and external visitors to the school. 

They will support in the management of a comprehensive, professional and customer focused business/administrative service for the school and a confidential administrative service to the Head Teacher.

For more information and to apply please visit the SHARE Multi Academy Trust vacancies webpage:

The closing date is 31st August at 12 noon. 

The School

A new Headteacher, Ms Monica Best, started in September 2016 and we are looking for someone to join a team set to move the school forward.

Cowlersley Primary is in the next exciting phase of development and has recently become part of the SHARE Multi Academy Trust (1st February 2016). This offers an exceptional learning environment and facilities, alongside a wide range of professional learning and development opportunities.

Cowlersley Primary School has high expectations of all children and aims to build a secure and happy atmosphere in which children can learn effectively, follow the National Curriculum and experience a broad range of subjects and activities. We aim to offer high quality nurture and care to support pupils with SEMH (Social, Emotional and Mental Health) difficulties and employ specialist staff to support the special educational needs of our children.

In return, we offer an excellent salary package, which generously rewards high performance; a positive and supportive working environment; excellent support and training and employee benefits including: an attractive pension scheme; childcare vouchers; an Employee Wellbeing Scheme; and Share Academy Savers. 

If you require further information about the role then please contact the school on telephone: 01484 222240 or you can visit the school website at

The Trust

SHARE Multi Academy Trust is a small but growing partnership of primary and secondary schools based in the West and South Yorkshire area. Our aim is to provide an outstanding education for the children we teach by investing in the people in our organisation.

In order to be considered for interview, you must fully complete the application form and demonstrate your ability to meet the requirements of the job by giving clear, concise examples of how you meet each criterion. Any applications that do not demonstrate how your abilities, skills and experience meet the requirements of the role, or any applications that have incomplete sections, unanswered questions or ‘please see CV’ will not be taken through to the shortlisting stage.

Please note we cannot accept CVs as part of our safer recruitment process.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure and a 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all applicants.

We are committed to Equal Opportunities and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and characteristics.

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More about Cowlersley Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Main Avenue, Cowlersley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD4 5US, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1484 508170
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Cowlersley Primary School serves a diverse population and we are very proud of the fact that you can meet people here from all walks of life and from all around the world. As a school we value each and every person’s uniqueness. 

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