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School Office Manager

Acorn Education and Care LimitedBrookthorpe

Position:          School Office Manager


Hours:              40 hours per week


Salary:             £23,145 - £25,000 (dependant on experience)


Contract:         Permanent


Location:         Brookthorpe Hall School, Gloucester



Contract:        


If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!


We now have a fantastic opportunity for a TA with SEMH/ASC experience to join our brand new team at Brookthorpe Hall School, Gloucester. Someone who takes a more creative approach to teaching and leadership would be perfect for this role.


About the School:


Brookthorpe Hall School is a new independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 14, catering for children with a wide range of needs, SEMH/ASD/Complex trauma. Our dedicated team will work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.


As a Company we pride ourselves in steering children in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them both academically and socially to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build confidence in our students so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.


About the Group:


We are part of Acorn Education and Care and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.


We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children and young people across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.


We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.


Acorn Education and Care is part of the Outcomes First Group.


About the Role:


As a School Office Manager, you will assist with the strategic day-to-day running of the School; this will include assisting with finance, IT, infrastructure and maintenance along with helping the Head teacher with the growth plans for the School. You will make decisions focused in a way that maximises children’s achievement and ability to develop. This is a great opportunity for someone who is calm, organised and resilient and who wants to help to make a difference to children with varied and complex needs. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure and you will be working in a school where we maintain a strong safeguarding culture, where pupils are listened to, respected and involved in as many decisions as possible.


Brookthorpe Hall School is a new independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 7 to 14, catering for children with a wide range of needs, SEMH/ASD/Complex trauma. The School is based on extensive grounds with vocational and academic spaces for the Children to learn within.


Whilst previous experience of working in a School would be desirable, excellent organisational skills and the right motivation, personal qualities and levels of resilience are just as important.


You will also have the opportunity to manage and develop a number of School support staff such as Administrators, Catering Manager and Maintenance manager and so a strong sense of Leadership would be essential.


In return, we will offer you all you need to provide excellent care and to have a rewarding and satisfying career. We are committed to listening and learning from everyone, to ensure we enable people to enjoy genuinely fulfilling lives.. This is why we were awarded 2020 and 2021 UK’s Best Workplaces™’ by Great Place to Work®.


If you are interested in joining a forward thinking company who puts the needs of our Children at the heart of everything we do, please enquire today.


Benefits include:


Your wellbeing matters hub

Clear progression pathways – If your goal is to progress, let us know and we can put in place a career pathway for you to reach your goal.

In house Learning and Talent team to help support your career goals

Continuous Professional Development platform to use from anywhere

Discounted Gym membership

Access to 1000's of Shopping discounts

Dedicated multi-disciplinary staff teams to learn from and support you.

Local incentives

Earn £1000 as an employee by referring a friend

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS.

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