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Officer Manager

Co-op Academy PrincevilleBradford

Co-op Academy Princeville are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and experienced Office Manager with the enthusiasm, drive and skills to effectively provide administrative and operational support to the Academy and assist with the effective financial operation of the academy office.

Salary - Band 7 SCP 11-17 (£19,007 - £21,405) may consider Band 8 17-22 for the right candidate (£21,405 - £23,850)

Permanent, 37 hours a week, 8am - 4pm Monday - Friday 

Term Time Only + 10 days 

Closing date: 12 noon Friday 3rd December 2021

Shortlisting: Friday 3rd December 2021 

Interviews: Thursday 9th December 2021


We are looking for someone who:

● Values every child and the cultural diversity of our academy

● Is able to demonstrate a high standard of verbal, written and analytical skills

● Can develop, implement and review administrative procedures and systems, putting in place necessary controls and ensuring compliance

● Can coordinate and assist in the collation and preparation of statistics, management information and reports as required

● Is able to demonstrate a high standard of customer service experience and skills

● Has previous experience of working within an academy office

● Is willing to undertake necessary training (including First Aid)

● Is well motivated, friendly and sympathetic to staff, parents and children

To deputise for the School Business Manager in all matters relating to the operation of the school office and administration function. To assist in the provision of high quality professional, flexible, proficient and constructive clerical, administration, financial support and reception service to the school.

Responsible to the School Business Manager from whom they will receive formal supervision and who will allocate work when necessary. However, much of the work is self-generating, and the post holder will be expected to work within established procedures and guidelines and to prioritise day-to-day work, referring only exceptional or complex queries to senior members of staff. In the absence of the School Business Manager would be expected to assist senior team members to ensure the continuation of essential services, making day to day decisions regarding the organisation of workloads.

To provide prompt and effective information, advice and access to services provided by the School to parents/carers, governors, community groups, members of the public and other agencies, dealing with requests for help and intervention, seeking guidance from and working in conjunction with senior/qualified professional staff on more complex requests. Undertaking and promoting the School to public and external agencies.

May from time to time be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility defined in this job description


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