Office Manager 37 hours per week, Term Time + Insets, Airedale, Castleford

Closing date:New this week

Airedale AcademyAiredale, Castleford

Date posted:
Start date: November 2019 or as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: G7 FTE £24,313-£26,999 (actual salary £21,076-£23,715)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking a dynamic, proactive and highly motivated individual to support and develop our office team to deliver an outstanding service to all stakeholders. The individual must be self-motivated, well organised, proactive, resilient and flexible, with a passion to succeed. The office manager will lead an integral administrative team to support the overall functioning of our academy. 

This post ideally requires experience of working in a school office environment with proven management skills. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an ability to roll up their sleeves, get involved and find solutions within all areas. In this role you will need to be professional, confidential and have excellent communication skills, with the ability to relate to students, parents/carers and visitors in a calm and professional manner.

The successful candidate will also be highly organised, able to prioritise tasks and keep on top of deadlines. You’ll need to have attention to detail and be able to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision. You will be working with colleagues across the school, so you’ll need to love working with people, have very high standards and be prepared to work hard as part of a team. 

We’re situated in the former industrial heartland of Yorkshire, close to the junction of the M62 and A1 and its transport links. The Trust currently comprises four schools across the primary and secondary phases, with plans for future growth and the opportunities that brings. Airedale Academy itself is a good school, with solid finances and rising pupil numbers over the next few years. 

Our wellbeing programme includes a range of benefits including break-time refreshments, access to fitness facilities including weekly yoga and visits by a car valet company, as well as regular staff social events. Talk to our staff or pupils and you’ll find out how proud we are of our school, its supportive atmosphere and strong team ethos. We love showing people round, and encourage interested candidates visit and see what makes us great! Contact the HR team on 01977 664555 and we’ll make the arrangements.

Evidence of qualifications must be produced at interview stage. 

No CVs or agencies. Late applications will not be considered. 

Further details and an application form are available on our website:- or alternatively if you have any questions please email 

Northern Ambition Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

More about Airedale Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Crewe Road, Airedale, Castleford, West Yorkshire, WF10 3JU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1977 664555
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