Office Manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Office Manager - School


8am - 4:30/5pm Office Based - full time

Elephant & Castle

Leading school offering students a first-class education based on high quality teaching and experiences is looking to recruit an experienced Office Manager to join their dedicated and passionate team!

This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking and positive school and help play an integral role in the ongoing achievements of the school.

The Office Manager is a management position within the Academy's Business Support Team. It is essential that the person for this role is super organised, admin savvy, excellent at multi-tasking, works flexibly, and has a 'can do' attitude.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a strong understanding of all administrative processes to effectively line lead the administrators and develop ongoing efficiencies across the academy

  • Manage and coordinate comprehensive administration support across daily attendance, admissions, communications, student data and more

  • Coordinate the administration cover and support across the academy

  • Establish a business-like office environment, ensuring excellent, consistent administration support and customer service is provided

  • Efficiently manage filing and databases, ensuring full compliance with GDPR and in line with our Data Retention Policy

  • Undertake and implement recruitment, induction, appraisal, training, coaching and mentoring of administrative staff, and rigorous performance management

  • Coordinate and manage a series of virtual and on-site events

  • Be the lead first aider and fire warden, ensuring due diligence to Health & Safety, legislation and welfare for all staff, students, and visitors

  • Work collaboratively as a member of the Business Support Team. 

  • Ensure the working environment is to a professional standard

  • Take responsibility for the selection and management of resources, including management of a budget and regular audit of resources

  • Attend and support out of hours' academy events e.g. summer fair, parents' evenings.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experience in senior administration or office management within the education sector

  • Experience of managing a wide range of projects, at different stages of progression alongside business-as-usual tasks.

  • Able to accurately proof-read documentation for grammatical errors and have an eye for detail.

  • Team leadership/staff managerial experience

  • High level of proficiency and competency with Microsoft Office & IT programmes.

  • Able to build relationships with a range of stakeholders and anticipate others' needs.

  • Genuine passion for education

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with children and adults.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Disqualification by Association.

This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking and positive school and help play an integral role in the development of the pupils.


  • 26 days holiday

  • Employee assistance

  • Wellbeing/Training support

  • Cycle to work

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