Office Manager, Northamptonshire

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Kingsthorpe CollegeNorthamptonshire

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Start date: 05/05/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

 Kingsthorpe College  

Office Manager

Scale Grade I/J (Points 28-37) £25,463 - £33,136

(Depending upon experience) 

Do you believe that everything is possible?   

If so, Kingsthorpe College has an opportunity just for you. 

We are seeking a positive, proactive and confident person to join our busy Operations team in the role of Office Manager, working directly with the Director of Operations. You will have experience of working in a large organisation, preferably within an educational or public sector environment. Perhaps you already work as a Bursar or School Business Manager within a Primary School but are looking for a development opportunity? You will have experience of working in at least two or three of the key areas of Finance, HR, Site Management, Health & Safety and leading Support Services and will be eager to learn and develop your skills.  Applicants should be resilient, organised, self-confident and possess excellent communication, interpersonal and IT skills along with the ability to multitask.  We are especially keen to interview candidates with high levels of skills using Microsoft Office. A variety of funded professional development will be available for the right candidate, including the Certificate of School Business Management (CSBM).   For example: 

We can offer a very good opportunity to develop your career working within a forward looking and very supportive Operations team.

Why do we exist?

We exist because we believe we are the catalyst in students’ artistic, athletic and academic lives.  

How do we behave?

We behave with optimism, determination, thoughtfulness and clarity.

What do we do?

We provide character and currency for our students to achieve success.

How will we succeed?

We will differentiate ourselves by creating a healthy organization, making student-centric decisions and giving students opportunities to develop resilience, perseverance and creativity, and be curious, kind, well-rounded individuals.

At KC, we don’t value what we measure, we measure what we value.  For us, this is team work. This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward looking and vibrant academy. 

 Permanent Contract

Hours - 37 per week / 52 weeks – Hours to be agreed

Closing date for applications: Thursday 18th April 2019 by 9am

Interviews will be held Wednesday 24th April 2019

Please note the College cannot accept CVs. Applicants must complete a Support Staff Application Form which is available on the College website at

For more information please contact the Director of Operations, Julie Ricketts on 01604 716106 

or by email on 

 Please email your completed application form to

Kingsthorpe College, Boughton Green Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton NN2 7HR Tel: 01604 716106 

 Kingsthorpe College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The ability to converse at ease and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for this post.

More about Kingsthorpe College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Boughton Green Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 7HR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1604 716106
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