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Job Ref No. ECC2000-92S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 6 point 12 to 17
Position Start Date: 04/07/2022 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: 8th June 2022  

Job Description

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School Office Lead

37 hours a week, 42 weeks a year 08.30-16.30 Monday to Thursday , Friday till 16.00 ( some flexiblity)

Actual salary- £ 20735-£22893

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic School Office Lead who will play a key role in the smooth running of the school office.

The ideal candidate for this key role will be personable, organised, resourceful and have a 'can do' attitude. They will possess the skills and desire to manage our friendly and knowledgeable office team, in delivering a range of administration, processes and functions in our fantastic primary school.

Previous experience working in a busy office environment and excellent communication and organisational skills are essential. Well-developed people skills and the ability to oversee a small supportive team is key. The successful candidate will pride themselves on delivering a high quality service, working closely with SLT and the Trust's central services. Whilst previous school experience is desirable, more important is the ability to develop positive relationships with all stakeholders, and be able to understand and contribute to the shared vision.

  • To provide confidential administrative support to the SLT
  • Assist the HR Director with recruitment of staff and the ongoing personnel records
  • Assist the Trust Finance Team with Financial Duties

It is essential that the person appointed has:

  • Secretarial/administrative experience in a school
  • Extensive use of Microsoft Office and Office 365
  • The ability to build and maintain excellent relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of the wider team and work on own initiative
  • The ability to work under pressure, plan ahead and prioritise workload
  • Excellent keyboard skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • The ability to maintain accurate and efficient record keeping
  • Expereince in MIS Systems, Bromcom preferable

Please use the attached application form and send completed forms to Please put in your email header the school you are applying for and the job vacancy title. You can alternatively post them to the school office for the attention of Alison Greenhill, Trust Finance Manager.

The Compass Partnership of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending our schools. As the duties of this post involve regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced DBS check being completed. This post is also subject to a satisfactory probationary period and medical clearance.

Start date is dependent on checks and if candidate is required to give notice to current employer.

Information about the School

Notley Green Primary School is a vibrant, family focused community where everybody is a learner. Our children are happy, behave well and love being at school. Through a high standard of education they develop effective knowledge, skills and attributes that enable them to grow into confident, responsible and compassionate members of society. Children find their passion for learning within our classrooms; a fact that has them skipping through our gates each day!

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Alison Greenhill
Blickling Road
Great Notley, Braintree
Essex, CM77 7ZJ
Telephone: 01376 343485