Deputy Office Manager (Maternity Cover), Newham

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Kingsford Community SchoolNewham

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Start date: October/November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: National Joint Council (NJC) Scale 5, Point 12 - 17 (£21,589 - £23,836)
Contract term: Maternity Cover

Kingsford Community School is a vibrant 11-16 school with a roll of 1500 students and has excellent facilities in all subject areas. The School is committed to high quality inclusive education for students of whom over sixty per cent are multi-lingual. 

The school has achieved a range of nationally accredited awards and is rated by Ofsted as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Behaviour.

For this maternity cover position, we are seeking a well-qualified, experienced and enthusiastic Deputy Office Manager to assist in the management, development and support of our busy Administration office. 

We are looking to appoint someone who:

• Has experience in managing a large workload, multiple complex tasks and responding to changing priorities with a proven ability to meet required deadlines

• Has at least two years’ experience as an administrator with senior responsibilities

• Is educated to degree level or has a proven academic background

• Has experience in using up-to-date Information and Communication Technology systems such as Microsoft Office applications, including MS Word and Excel.

• Has knowledge of SIMS

• Has experience in leading, managing and supporting a team and is willing to be flexible in the tasks undertaken

We can offer:

• A committed, supportive and successful team

• Encouragement for professional development, innovation and creativity

Previous experience of a role in an educational setting is desirable. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Kingsford Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with DFE Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment regulations. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For any further enquiries regarding this vacancy, please visit our website or email our recruitment team at: or telephone on 020 7476 4700.

The closing date for receiving completed application forms is 9:00am on Friday 30th August 2019.

More about Kingsford Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kingsford Way, Beckton, London, E6 5JG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7476 4700
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Kingsford Community School, located in Beckton, Newham, is a co-educational secondary school. It is a non-denominational establishment for children aged between 11 and 16 years of age. At present, there are around 1,500 students being educated at the...