About the role: The Leigh UTC have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Office Manager to join our team from January 2017. This is a great time to join us as we embark on building a second site which will be fully operational from September 2017; just a stone's throw from the well-established UTC which opened in September 2014.
Our successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to manage the smooth day to day running of the administration process across The Leigh UTC and Inspiration Academy, co-ordinating activity across both sites and managing staff within the office team. Previous experience in a senior office role, ideally within an education sector, would assist in the success of applications and strong computer literacy skills in all Microsoft applications are essential due to the nature of this role. You will be responsible for a small team and therefore previous supervisory experience is essential, along with exceptional organisation skills.
A key responsibility of this role is to manage and oversee all social media activity, therefore our successful candidate will be able to demonstrate prior experience and also confidence in using wider IT packages and software. Our successful candidate will join us on a working basis of 37 hours per week, Term Time plus 2 additional week during schools holidays.
About The Leigh UTC: http://theleighutc.org.uk/
About Inspiration Academy @ The Leigh UTC: http://inspiration.theleighutc.org.uk/
Being part of the Leigh Academies Trust: Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other academies in the local area. As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible. We also want the Trust to be an organisation where people can enjoy teaching and become the type of teacher they aspire to be. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.
Diversity at our core: As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.