Job Ref No. ECC2840-149S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale5, Point 8-11
Position Start Date: 04/01/2024 Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 10/12/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: 15/12/2023  

Job Description

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Actual Salary - £20,833 - £21,869 (including Fringe Allowance)

Scale 5, point 8-11, 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Term Time plus 5 non pupil days


Required From: 4th January 2024

This is a rare and exciting opportunity for the right person to join our small, friendly office team. We are looking for a cheerful, helpful and knowledgeable individual to be our new Office Manager. You will have a solution focused approach and a wide range of skills to support with general admin duties and attendance.

Do you have the energy and enthusiasm to be the heartbeat of our school?

If so, we can promise a friendly welcoming team and a role that is never boring. Previous experience with Arbor or student management systems is desirable but full training will be given.

How to Apply:

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and recruitment monitoring form demonstrating how your skills and experience match the criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification and return directly to Ongar Primary School.

Application guidance notes are also available to assist you with completing your application.

Come and visit to see for yourself what we have to offer. Join our team and make a real difference to the children and families of Ongar.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended and warmly welcomed. This can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01277 362354.

Work Schedule:

The post is for 5 days per week: 8am - 3:30pm term time only.

Closing date Sunday 10th December 2023, midnight

Interview Friday 15th December 2023

Further details are available from the school website:

t: 01277 362354 or e:

Information about the School

Ongar Primary School is based in Ongar and set in large and beautiful grounds. The school provides children with a safe, happy and stimulating learning environment. All that we do at Ongar Primary is underpinned by our Three Rights: The Right to Respect, The Right to Safety and The Right to Learn.

Ongar Primary School is part of the Bridge Academy Trust: a collegiate and collaborative Trust, where, first and foremost, each school is a place of (high quality) learning, where young people ENJOY, ENRICH, ACHIEVE, ASPIRE. The core purpose is to provide high quality continuity of every child’s journey through education from 3 to 19, with a community and school-led school improvement approach and long-term sustainable strategy.

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Bridge Academy Trust welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Nicky Kelly
Milton Crescent
Shelley, Ongar
Essex, CM5 0FF
Telephone: 01277 362354

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