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Job Ref No. ECC2402-119S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band D Point 19 - 24
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 10/08/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: 22nd or 23rd August 2022  

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Little Thurrock Primary School

Little Thurrock Primary School, Rectory Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5SW

Wishes to appoint a

Support Manager

Salary: Thurrock Band D Point 19 - 24

(£23,174.63 - £26,883.37 per annum depending on experience)

35 hours per week

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 3:45pm with a 45 minute unpaid lunch break

working pattern negotiable with successful candidate

39 weeks of the year - term time, INSET days, plus one additional week

Start date: September 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Manager to join Little Thurrock Primary School, who is part of Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the Schools' Co-operative Society.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Support Manager who will ensure provision of an effective administrative and clerical support to the school.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide personal assistance to the Headteacher, minute meetings, manage appointments, diaries, and contacts.
  • Ensure provision of an effective administrative and clerical support to the school.
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day management of the administration and data function.
  • Assist the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team by using data to provide school improvement information and be responsible for the setting up of systems within the school.
  • Champion and oversee GDPR across the school.
  • Ensure website and policy compliance in conjunction with the Headteacher.

The ideal candidate would therefore need to be organised, efficient and adaptable. They would also need a deep understanding of data and how the information can be analysed. Previous school administration experience would be advantageous.

We will offer you:

  • 2 week October half term
  • Recognition of continuous service
  • Automatic enrolment into Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme

Applications forms are available via Essex School Jobs, or the School and Trust website. Alternatively, please contact:

Contact details:, 01375 648901

Closing date: 10th August 2022, Midday

Interview date: Monday 22nd August 2022 OR Tuesday 23rd August 2022

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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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Abbie Stonehouse
Little Thurrock Primary School
Rectory Road, Grays
Essex, RM17 5SW
Telephone: 01375 373586