Office Manager, Caterham

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Marden Lodge Primary SchoolCaterham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18, 780 - £21, 906
Contract term: Permanent

We have a fantastic opportunity for a confident, friendly & flexible individual to join our strong and supportive admin team   

The successful candidate will be a hard working and motivated individual who will lead the front office administration function and provide a diverse range of secretarial and administrative duties for the school.

This is a busy and varied role for someone who is pleasant and welcoming and has the capacity to remain calm and cope with the unexpected.

They will be confident with the use of Microsoft Office, able to remain professional when handling confidential material, be an excellent communicator and ideally, have experience of working in a busy office environment within a school setting.

They will also be responsible for promoting a professional and friendly point of call to all parents and visitors to the school, ensuring all queries are dealt with effectively and efficiently.

We are looking for someone who has:

- Excellent IT skills and is competent using a range Microsoft packages
- Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organisational skills
- Preferably experienced in working in a school environment
- Educated to GCSE level with Maths and English

We can offer:

- A welcoming and supportive staff
- Training, development and career development
- An exceptional Pension scheme
- Occupational Sick Pay
- The opportunity to be part of a large developing multi academy trust

Working 35 hours a week over 40 weeks of the year, the successful candidate will be hardworking, willing and enjoy interacting with our children, visitors and colleagues.

Salary: £18,780 - £21,906 FTE £15,963 - £18, 620 Pro Rata
Advert expiry date: 21st June
Interviews: W/C 24th June

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we support applications from educators from diverse backgrounds seeking flexible opportunities. GLF reserves the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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More about Marden Lodge Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Croydon Road, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6QH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1883 343014
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Welcome to Marden Lodge Primary School. We are an all through primary school with the additional benefit of day care on site which includes full wrap around care, including breakfast and after school provision. The school is situated on a pleasant si...