Campus Manager, Northampton

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Malcolm Arnold AcademyNorthampton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,000pa
Contract term: Permanent

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Campus Manager. This role at Malcolm Arnold Academy and Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

About the role

To lead the administrative, HR and finance activities of the support function within the campus, as part of the regional support team. 

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Permanent role.

Salary & Benefits

· £28,000 pa

· Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

· Educated to NVQ level 4, HND or foundation degree level and/or equivalent knowledge and experience in specialist area

· Knowledge for developing and management of relevant administrative / financial procedures, including use of relevant ICT packages and systems, and knowledge of administration policies and procedures, equivalent to national qualifications level 4

· Recognised accountancy qualification or relevant specialist experience

· Sound knowledge and understanding of Data Protection, Safeguarding and confidentiality issues

· Innovative skills for developing, planning and managing administrative and /or financial function within the academy

· Analytical skills for interpreting data and complex information

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills to provide advice, guidance and support across all levels on a range of non-teaching issues.

· Establish and maintain effective and constructive relationships with all staff members, pupils, parents and carers, communicating with them as appropriate to share information, and inform them of academy business through daily contacts and written communications

· Significant office/schools experience in a senior administrative role with experience of working in a supervisory role with a clear understanding of the need for confidentiality

· Excellent organisational and time management skills, competent in meeting tight deadlines and comfortable working with a high degree of attention to detail and discretion

· Manage office and assist associates in ways that optimize procedures. 

· Analytical abilities and aptitude in problem-solving. Resolve office-related malfunctions and respond to requests or issues as well as incorporating new and effective ways to achieve better results

· Extensive knowledge of MS Office

· Keyboard skills for systems analysis and use of finance management systems

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

To apply for the position, please apply by 16 February 2018.

The David Ross Education Trust is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Trinity Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 778000
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Malcolm Arnold Academy is a co-educational secondary school based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, for students aged 11-18. 

The school takes its name from the legendary composer Sir Malcolm Arnold. Born in Northampton in 1921, he was one of th...