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Extended School Manager

Norwich Road AcademyNorwich Road Academy, Norwich Road, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2HT

Norwich Road Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Extended School Manager to join their established team. The successful candidate will be joining a vibrant and ambitious organisation, led by experienced and supportive professionals.  Substantial recent investment into training, buildings and resources has contributed to our vision of providing high-quality learning experiences.

At our Academy we have a Nursery provision and classes from Reception to Year 6. We have extensive grounds and a range of facilities, from a large sports field and outdoor learning area, two all-weather playgrounds and a large self-contained library. At our Academy, we believe that it is important to extend learning outside the classroom as much as possible.

Norwich Road Academy is part of the Eastern Multi-Academy Trust family. The Trust and it's academies exist to provide exceptional opportunities for all pupils so that they can develop their potential to reach the highest levels of education.

Please look at our website https://www.norwichroadacademy.co.uk/, along with our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages to find out more about what we do.

Please visit: www.eastern-mat.co.uk/ to find out more about the Trust and it's academies.


Role Purpose

This role requires the successful candidate to oversee the day-to-day operation of the Extended School Club, complying with relevant legislation, the day care standards and the Academy’s policies and procedures. Working with others to provide a high standard of education, be responsible for the wellbeing of children whose care has been entrusted to the Extended Schools Club.

We are looking for someone positive, passionate, caring and enthusiastic and who can engage with children and inspire and motivate them to be the best they can be. 

Please review the attached job description and personal specification to for full details for this role.


Skills & Experience

Level 2 qualification in both English and Maths of grade A*- C (or equivalent)

Level 3 qualification in Early years or equivalent

Paediatric First Aid 

Experience of working in an education setting in a similar role

A calm and clear communicator.

A good knowledge of safeguarding regulations.

A positive role model who is able to make positive relationships with children.

A dedicated individual, who is hardworking and aspirational for our young people.


We can offer:

Friendly and professional colleagues

An approachable and skilled leadership team

Happy, responsive and polite pupils

Supportive parents

A commitment to your continuing professional development

Wellbeing and mental health support

The opportunity to work in a forward thinking and aspirational Trust

Please ensure your application meets the essential requirements of the job description. 


The successful applicant will be subject to employment checks, including an enhanced DBS check with children's barred list.

If we receive sufficient applicants of a high calibre, we may bring the closing date forward.

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