Office Manager, Bexley

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Days Lane Primary SchoolBexley
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: BEX09 £23,774 - £26,179 per annum (pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Hours/Percentage of Week: 35 hours a week (8.45 am – 4.45 pm with an hour for lunch), 41 weeks a year

Days Lane Primary School is a popular over-subscribed stand-alone academy with an inclusive, caring and stimulating learning environment. We offer high standards in education and have wonderful children, dedicated staff and strong partnerships with parents/carers. We believe in developing pupils with the skills to be great learners through a broad, balanced and creative curriculum.

We are looking to recruit a resourceful Office Manager to lead and develop the School Office / Reception staff. The successful candidate will be experienced in school office admin including staff management, the SIMS database including data analysis and office and IT equipment. You will work closely with the Business Manager and Headteacher, leading a friendly team of support staff, working enthusiastically, positively and professionally within the school. The ideal candidate will have experience of Office Management within a school with a can-do attitude and be an excellent organiser, communicator and problem solver.

We can offer you:

  • A vibrant school with high standards and expectations
  • Fun and friendly colleagues who work collaboratively to achieve the best for the school
  • Professional training and development

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of our children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks. The school is also committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and highly recommended. Further details are available from Debby SandefordTel: 020 8300 1697.

For further information about the school please visit our website

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to become part of a friendly and motivated professional team!

Completed application forms must be returned either by post or e-mail to Days Lane Primary School or

Closing date: Friday 19th January 2018, 12 noon

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview.

Interviews are provisionally scheduled for Thursday 25th January 2018. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within the scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. Wetherefore have a duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

Job location

More about Days Lane Primary School
Address: Days Lane, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 8JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8300 1697