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Office Manager

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Sir Bobby Robson School
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Salary details:
£25,295 - £28,785 pro rata
Job term:
Part Time
Closing date:
31 March 2020 01:00 PM
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37 hpw, 42 weeks per year (term time plus 15 hours during school holidays).

Required from September 2020.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a brand-new special school, which will be part of the Unity Schools Partnership multi-academy trust, opening in September 2020.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and friendly person to manage the school’s front office function and work in collaboration with staff colleagues to provide a comprehensive administrative service to the school.

You will provide a PA service to the Headteacher, including diary management, supporting SLT, managing HR administration and dealing with enquiries from a range of individuals and agencies.

Further duties will include:

  • line management of the Front Office Administrative Team
  • providing administrative support to Teaching staff
  • maintaining and creating up to date files for the pupils in school
  • providing administrative support for school trips, clubs and other activities
  • maintaining staff attendance records
  • assisting in preparation, editing and distribution of school newsletters and brochures
  • finance administration
  • reception cover.

Sir Bobby Robson School will educate young people between the ages of 8 - 16 who have a wide range of social, emotional and mental health needs. Many of the pupils will also be on the Autistic Spectrum. The school serves a catchment area that covers Ipswich and surrounding areas of Suffolk.

The school will be part of a collaborative, forward thinking Academy Trust of 26 schools. The school will also be adding to our network of special schools, alongside The Bridge School, Ipswich and Churchill Special School, Haverhill. In addition to this, we have been approved to open a new special school in Romford. You will be supported in your role by experienced special education leaders who will be available to offer and advice and guidance as the school moves forward.

Significant training and development are available through opportunities for professional development, research, teacher training and collaboration between schools and across phases.

For more information or for an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Headteacher at: head@sbrschool.co.uk

To apply, please visit: candidate.unitysp-careers.co.uk/111098SJD

Please be advised that this advert may close early if we experience a high volume of applications.

Interview date: 29 April 2020.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required. This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2018 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

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