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Office Manager

Newfield Secondary SchoolSheffield

Office Manager

Grade 5 (£23,541 – 25,991)

37 hours per week/52 weeks per year

Required January 2022

We are looking for an exceptional individual who is enthusiastic, efficient and highly organised to fulfil the role of Office Manager.

Working closely with the Headteacher, the post holder will be required to support the senior leadership team in its aims and objectives by leading and effectively managing the school office staff as well as keeping the school running smoothly.  This is a varied role which will include administration, collation and circulation of information, event organisation, producing written correspondence to staff and parents.

Working in a busy environment it is essential that you are a 'people person', with outstanding interpersonal skills, exceptional communication and IT skills and the patience to deal professionally with all of the school’s stakeholders, including students, visitors, school governors and parents. This role is suited to someone who has experience of line managing, enjoys problem solving and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced role, whilst keeping a positive attitude at all times.

You will need to be friendly, approachable and have high professional standards, with a willingness to show initiative in order to improve practices.  Flexibility and a good sense of humour are essential to this role as is being a good team player. 

If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role in a vibrant and rapidly changing school, we’d like to hear from you.

Visits to the school prior to application are welcomed and warmly encouraged.  Please contact the school to make an appointment.  

Further information and details about how to apply can be found on the school website or by emailing recruitment@merciatrust.co.uk.

Mercia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be required to complete and Disclosure and Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.  

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 7 December 2021

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 13 December 2021

Mercia Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring check in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations. 


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