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Office Manager Full Time

at Brookhaven School Manchester in Manchester (Published at 20-11-2023)

Brookhaven School


  • £31,365 - £35,745 per year

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  • Expiring soon

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£31,365 - £35,745 per year

Job type:

Full Time, Permanent

Start date:


Apply by:

23 November 2023

Job description

Brookhaven School is a brand new purposely build school, that will cater for up to 80 pupils with special educational needs, primarily Autism, aged between 11 to 16 years old.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well organised Office Manager to join our new school.

The successful candidate will have the skills and experience to organise, coordinate and deliver effective school administration.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Provide personal, administrative, and organisational support to other staff.

  • Provide administrative and organisational support to the Governing Body

  • Manage uniform within the school.

  • Deal with complex reception/ visitor etc. matters

  • Provide advice and guidance to staff, pupils and others.

  • To oversee communication between families and stakeholders.

We are an innovative, forward-thinking school based in Bury where all learners are empowered to achieve their dreams, where we believe everyone has the potential to be extraordinary! We will have a first-class team that work relentlessly to make every day a magical day of learning; to suit every child's needs, to ensure they make rapid gains not only as learners across the whole curriculum but as an individuals prepared for next century living as well as the world that we live in today. It is our duty and privilege as a school and community to make a difference every day.

Brookhaven School will provide an excellent foundation for your children to develop as individuals and are committed to enabling all pupils to fulfil their potential. We hold dear important values such as mutual respect for one another regardless of age, gender, religion and academic ability.

All candidates are required to provide a supporting statement on the formal application forms which states clearly your reasons for applying, skills and experience for this position.

Our Special settings cater for children and young people with a wide range of Special Educational Needs from children with profound medical needs and life limiting conditions, those with severe, moderate and sensory needs through to young people with social emotional and mental health needs that require support and understanding to help them to navigate their world.

Whether you are a teacher, a teaching assistant, a healthcare professional or work in facilities, admin or operations all of our Special Schools offer you the opportunity to work within an establishment that has a ‘family’ feel that puts the children, young people and their families at the heart of what they do.

All the pupils within our Special Schools have an individualised education and are educated in small classes and groups with enhanced support to ensure that all of their needs are met. There is nothing more rewarding than being part of a team that supports a child or young person with Special Educational Needs to reach their goals. You truly will make a difference to the life of a young person and their family.

Shaw Education Trust are a thriving mix of diverse and growing schools including Primary, Secondary and Special Schools all working together to improve the lives of young people in our communities. We are sponsored by Shaw Trust a charity organisation that focuses on transforming lives. We’re a growing group of dynamically awesome academies providing education to children of all ages and abilities. Staff across our team of schools are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the opportunity to be successful, whatever their starting point in life.

Our schools span from Birmingham to Bury, meaning that we can support students from all walks of life, no matter their background or socioeconomic status. In doing this, we are able to help ensure all children are able to access a high standard of education, with all being treated equally.

Unlike other MATs, we don’t enforce a curriculum for all our schools to follow. Instead, we support each individual school to offer a programme that enables our students to deepen their knowledge, develop their skills, sparks their imagination and fires their curiosity.

Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your Teaching or Support Staff employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)

  • Support Staff only based on working full time, all year - Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (37 days holiday rising to 39 days after 5 years’ service including Bank Holidays)

  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

This position is subject to appropriate vetting procedures including an online checks and criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions.

All shortlisted candidates will undergo an online search as part of Trust safer recruitment checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In accordance with our safer recruitment policy CV’s alone will not be accepted.

Salary: Grade 8 SCP 28-33 £31,365-£35,745

Actual Salary: Grade 8 SCP 28-33 £28,040-£31,955

Working hours: 37 hours per week, Term time only plus 10 days INSET (40 weeks)

Contract type: Permanent

Start date: 1st January 2024

Application deadline: 9am Wednesday 22nd November

Interview date: To be confirmed

We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date, therefore, we encourage early applications.

Successful candidates will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks.

Brookhaven School

  • Brookhaven School

  • Parr Lane, Bury

  • BL9 8LP

  • United Kingdom

+44 1782 948257

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