Deputy Office Manager, Reading

Closing date:

Maiden Erlegh School in ReadingReading

Date posted:
Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 4, SP7 (actual salary from £16,650 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

37 hours per week, term time only, plus five INSET days

We are looking for a Deputy Office Manager to assist the Office Manager with the day-to-day management of Maiden Erlegh School in Reading. 

Our school is an ambitious, over-subscribed 11-16 secondary school in an urban context which is as committed to the welfare of students and staff as it is our high-quality education. Our school benefits from excellent, modern facilities and teaching spaces and we are very proud of our vibrant, diverse and engaging students who work hard and have high aspirations. 

The successful applicant will be energetic and enthusiastic and enjoy working with 11-16-year olds. Whilst experience is not necessary, you must have the following skills and attributes to succeed in this post;

  • Excellent communicator.
  • Have a good standard of literacy.
  • Be adaptable and willing to be involved in all aspects of school life.
  • Have a calm manner and good sense of humour and be able to work as part of team. 
  • Have strong IT skills including MS Office applications.
  • Excellent and efficient organisational skills.
  • You will enjoy nurturing young people to grow in confidence and flourish personally. 

You will share our inclusive values of “opportunity, diversity and success for all” and you will have a willingness to develop your own practice in line with our ethos of continuous improvement.

In return, you will be joining our supportive administration team who have the support of an experienced leadership team.

The school is a part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust which offers a range of career opportunities in our vibrant and successful schools. We have a proven track record of supporting ambitious staff to middle and senior leadership posts and our can offer Specialist Leader of Education and school improvement opportunities to the right candidates

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed so that you can meet us and see our facilities and how we work. Please email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org with your interest to visit.   

Closing date: 9am, Monday 30 March 2020.

Interviews: Shortly after.

Maiden Erlegh Trust is an Ethical Leadership Pathfinder organisation and we are committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We are also committed to having the highest expectations of pupil/students and staff, and supporting everyone to reach their full potential.  All employees of the school and Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.



More about Maiden Erlegh School in Reading
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: 81 Crescent Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 5SL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 9668065
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