Business Administration Manager, Harrow

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The John Lyon SchoolHarrow

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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £37,000 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Founded in 1876 as an Independent day school for local boys, John Lyon in Harrow-on-the-Hill is one of the top independent day schools for boys aged 11-18 in the UK. 

This is an exciting time in the evolution of this team. The postholder will be the first member of this new administrative function and will play a significant role in developing three direct reports and shaping the future Central Administration Team function. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and leadership skills with a thorough working knowledge of MS Office and Google applications and ideally iSams (training can be provided). A professional calm approach, attention to detail, confidentiality and the ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure are essential, as is the ability to communicate and deal confidently with a wide range of people and situations 

You will be a self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with high standards of service. You will be accustomed to finding innovative ways to drive efficiency and you will enjoy actively shaping your environment, reviewing working practices and delivering excellence in all that the team does. You will have considerable knowledge of best practice within an administrative setting and experience in management and leading high performing teams. 

The successful candidate will join a strong leadership team collaborating with the Head, Bursar and Deputy Heads. You will possess a wide range of management capabilities including excellent IT and leadership skills.

In return the School offers generous staff benefits as well as an ongoing commitment to professional development and career management. 

Hours: 40 hours per week x 52 weeks per annum 

Salary: £37,000 per annum

For further information or to apply for the role please refer to the School website where a candidate pack and application form can be found. 

Completed applications should be returned to

Please be aware that CV’s alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Friday, 21st July 2017

Interviews: 27th & 28th July 2017

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

John Lyon is an equal opportunity employer.

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More about The John Lyon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Middle Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA2 0HN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8515 9400
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John Lyon is a successful and well regarded independent HMC boys’ school situated in Harrow on the Hill. We are approximately twelve miles from the centre of London. The School is easily accessible from two nearby underground stations and is also ser...