School Office & Transport Manager, Reading

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Leighton Park SchoolReading

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

School Office and Transport Manager

This is a varied and interesting full time role in which you will work in various aspects of school administration including managing and allocating work to the School Office and Reception teams, supporting the Head’s PA and managing the administration of the school minibus fleet and transport services for students.  You will also be responsible for providing advice and support to the Bursar on GDPR requirements, manage the School’s responses to requests and assist with compliance.  You will also work closely with the Designated Safeguarding Lead to support with student registration, absence and attendance.  

Ideally, you will be an experienced Office Manager, with school-based experience, although this is not essential. You will be confident in leading and managing a team, delegating where necessary.  You should have excellent communication and IT skills, with a knowledge of iSAMS being very beneficial.  You should possess excellent planning and organising skills with a keen eye for detail and experience of managing budgets.  As you will be working closely with the Safeguarding team, maintaining confidentiality is paramount.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere that creates achievement with values, character and community.  Founded on Quaker principles, we seek to inspire each student to fulfill their academic and personal potential and be reflective, purposeful adults.  We appoint candidates who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

The school offers a supportive and professional workplace with excellent terms, conditions and benefits.

To apply, please complete an application form from our website and email it to If you require further information, please call HR on 0118 987 9600.

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for applications: Midday, 28th June 2019

Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

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More about Leighton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...