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Job Ref No. ECC8822128-8 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: LGS Level 6 Points 13-20
Position Start Date: 01/10/2019 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 02/09/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: W/C 16th September 2019  

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School Office Team Leader

LGS Level 6 Points 13 - 20, £22,021 - £25,295 p.a. FTE pro rata.

Full Time; 37 hours per week. Term Time + 4weeks (49 weeks per year)

(Part Time hours will be considered)

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and hardworking individual with excellent communication skills to join our school as School Office Team Leader.

Bournes Green Infant is a two-form entry school, part of the Southend East Community Academy Trust (SECAT). The school is situated on the same site as the Junior School with whom there is excellent liaison.

The role is critical to ensuring efficient and successful delivery of Finance and HR services. The candidate will be an organised team player, with the ability to work under their own initiative and to be a good role model to team members. It is essential that you have compassion and empathy when dealing with our children and their families, embracing the ethos and values of our school. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the vision of the school and to support its development within SECAT.

Always being prepared, in control and confident will be key to this busy role and you will be the go-to person for the Finance/HR support function. You will have an oversight of the whole office services, and will be leading a small close-knit fun, friendly and professional school team!

As the School Office Team Leader, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations within the office, ensuring a smooth workflow of all designated administrative tasks and those that support our children and staff. You will also be working closely with the Finance Department at SECAT's Centre, to drive efficiencies in both time and costs through the review and introduction of new processes and procedures.

As part of SECAT, we offer our staff excellent CPD opportunities and support through our network of experienced professionals, and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme. Applications are invited from candidates who have excellent administrative and interpersonal skills and the dedication and enthusiasm to be part of a thoroughly committed team. Our school benefits from wonderful children, engaged parents and a supportive working environment

Please note internal 'at risk' candidates will be considered as a priority for this post.

The school has a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

Please apply on-line via and send your completed application form to

Closing Date: 12 noon, Tuesday 2nd September 2019.

Interview Date: Week commencing 16th September 2019

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Mrs Lynn Cooney
Burlescoombe Road
Thorpe Bay, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS1 3PS
Telephone: 01702 587099