Office Manager

Closing Date: 18 Nov 2022 (Vacancy Closed)

Salary: Salary £22,571 - £24,920 FTE – Pay Award Pending



Part of Dayspring Multi Academy Trust, The Venerable Bede CE Academy in Sunderland is judged by OFSTED to be a GOOD school in all categories. Motivational teaching, a strong climate for learning and good pupil behaviour all contribute to this. 

The Directors of this Academy wish to appoint the following post: 

Office Manager

Salary £22,571 – £24,920 FTE – Pay Award Pending

(Actual Salary £20,056 – £22,143 [less than 5 years’ continuous service] – £20,497 – £22,621 [more than 5 years’ continuous service]

37 hours, Permanent, Term Time Only plus 15 additional days (41 weeks, including INSET)

Dayspring Trust is a strong Church of England Multi-Academy Trust, with Secondary Schools in Stockton and Sunderland. We are currently in the process of a merger to bring Dayspring Trust and Northern Lights Learning Trust together in Spring 2023, so this is an exciting time to join us.

The Directors of the Trust are seeking to recruit a dynamic, passionate and suitably experienced Office Manager to join our Academy and manage our busy school office ahead of the merger and beyond. Based at Venerable Bede CE Academy, the successful candidate will be highly organised, motivated and proactive. You will be responsible for the day to day administration function, leading and managing a team who provide efficient, effective and high quality essential services to the wider school.

Previous line management/leadership experience, excellent IT skills and the ability to work collaboratively are all are essential for this role.

The successful candidate will hold an NVQ3 in Business Administration (or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline) plus English and Maths GCSE grade C or above. A Certificate in School Business Management (CSBM) would be advantageous. A first aid qualification is also essential for this role and so the successful candidate should hold, or be willing to obtain this immediately.

If you have high expectations of yourself and your team, enthusiasm and a shared commitment to continual improvement we would like to hear from you.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Cockburn, Executive Operations Manager on 0191 5239745 ext. 1134.

Email: Tel: 0191 5239745 

Closing date: Friday 18 November 2022 at 12 noon

Interviews to be held week beginning 21 November 2022

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