Office Manager, Stowmarket, Suffolk

Closing date:Expiring soon

Olive AP Academy - SuffolkStowmarket, Suffolk

Date posted:
Start date: January/ February 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,123 - £26,313Support Staff Grade 5 Scale Point 20 - 25 PRO RATA with access to the Local Government Pension Scheme. The actual salary range for this role is £23123 - 26313.
Contract term: Permanent

Are you an administrative professional who wants to use their skills and expertise to help transform the lives of children and young people in Suffolk?

We are looking for a highly organised and efficient team player to play a leading role in managing our academy’s administrative support services. This is a chance to work with a small team and be part of a pioneering network of schools; an opportunity to work alongside colleagues who share a commitment to breaking the cycle of disadvantage many excluded children and young people face.

We are looking for a dynamic office manager with a good amount of experience in organisation, HR management and operations but who is also open and keen to learn new things. This role will suit somebody who is highly efficient and organised and enjoys supporting others. 

The right candidate will work alongside the academy’s Business Manager, Headteacher and senior leadership team and will shape the operations of our growing academy. 

We are looking for someone who:

• is highly organised with an eye for detail

• can prioritise and work to deadlines

• is able to work independently and use initiative to solve problems

• is an excellent communicator - both oral and written

• can confidently use technology, particularly Excel 

To find out more about the role and for a full job description please download a copy of our job pack or visit 

Please note this role is term time only + 4 weeks ( a total of 42 weeks per year). The role is based at our academy in Stowmarket, Suffolk.

At Olive Academies we can offer you… 

o a close and supportive team in a working environment where your wellbeing is a priority 

o access to the OA employees’ wellbeing benefits package                       (including Perkbox, MyGym, CycleScheme, Employee Assistance Programme and more)

o high quality CPD, strong links to mainstream schools and opportunities for career progression

o an organisation which is values driven and has children at the centre of everything we do. 

Please get in touch with Helen Everard, Business Manager at Olive AP Academy – Suffolk if you would like to arrange a visit to the academy or need any further information about the role. 
T: 01449 613931 E:

Closing date for receipt of applications: 11 December 2019 9am

Please email your completed OA application form (available to download) to:

Please note we can not accept CVs.

Interviews to be held at the Olive AP Academy – Suffolk on 17 December 2019. 

More about Olive AP Academy - Suffolk
Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 16 years
Address: Chilton Way, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1SZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1449 613931