1 year fixed term contract - Commencing 30th August
Part time - 3 days per week
Up to £28,000 p.a. pro-rata
We are currently supporting an independent education provider with their search for an Office Manager, to commence in their role a the start of the 2019/2020 school year. This role is 3 days per week, working 8:15am to 5:15pm on the days of attendance. Annual leave is two weeks at Christmas, one week at Easter and the last two weeks of August.
The role involves answering the phone to clients and completing their enquiry, organising trips, ensuring the book keeper receives notification of ad hoc bookings, sending out information to clients, passing on messages to staff, noting staff absences, organising photo days and sports days, etc..
The person will be required to have a weekly meeting with the Deputy Head, Head of School and the two Heads of Staff to ensure clear communication between office and teaching staff.
In order to be successful in this role you must be able to multitask and not feel stressed by having to handle several projects at the same time with lots of interruptions. You will be an excellent English speaker as much of the role will involve speaking to clients, you will have a very smart appearance and an upbeat positive disposition, and you should also be able to communicate with staff members in a friendly but professional manner and enjoy communicating with very young children.
Whilst advantageous, this role does not require previous experience of working within a school environment.