Office Manager

Office Manager - Education Sector


Monday - Friday, 8am - 4.30pm

On-going temporary role - £16.50p/h

Office Angels are very proud to be working with a well-established education client based in Croydon. This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your office manager experience in a large organisation.

Please only apply if you have previous experience in a school. This role will also require a DBS.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organise and supervise administrative systems within the school. Contribute to the planning, development and monitoring of support services and/or management of admin support staff, including the coordination and delegation of relevant activities

  • To provide support to Principal by ensuring that all necessary information is up to date and that requests are followed up in a timely fashion. Be responsible for the maintenance of the pupil database with a particular focus on roll, attendance and assessment

  • Take a lead role in the planning, development, design, organisation and monitoring of support systems/procedures/policies

  • Line management responsibilities where appropriate including, management of admin staff, liaising between managers/teaching staff and support staff

  • Hold regular team meetings with managed staff and undertake recruitment/induction/appraisal/ training/mentoring for other staff

  • To oversee the admission procedures both the annual admissions and the in year admissions

  • Take minutes at meetings, undertake clerical duties for governors meetings

  • Update and maintain the academy website, twitter feed and all social media

  • Ensure that staff data is up to date in line with School Work Force census requirements and produce the School Workforce Census

  • Undertake the management of HR procedures including payroll, new starters/leavers, amendments and related administration

  • Maintain and be responsible for the SCR

  • Process, and maintain records for Volunteers, Work Experience, Student Teachers, and Visitors

  • Maintenance of the Business Contingency Plan

  • Liaise with the DSL to maintain up to date safeguarding training and records for all staff, governors, volunteers and third party staff

  • Be responsible for the selection and management of resources, including management of a budget and regular audit of resources

  • Oversee and implement financial processes as directed by the Federation, including debt recovery

  • Work with the Principal and Harris Federation Financial team in the preparation, general supervision and maintenance of the academy budget

  • Work alongside the Principal to ensure the school has appropriate systems, processes and controls in place to maintain and manage all aspects of pupil data

  • Be responsible for the annual admissions procedure, including all necessary communications with parents, arranging parental interviews and appeals with the Principal

  • Be responsible for managing the in year waiting lists and organising admissions interviews

  • Load the annual pupil intake into Bromcom in addition to administering pupils when they arrive, leave or transfer to the school

  • Maintain individual pupil's records in accordance with Census requirements. Produce Census returns and ad hoc reports when necessary

  • Maintain the database of pupil records for attendance and punctuality, liaising with the Home School Liaison Officer as appropriate and where necessary

  • Maintain records of all disciplinary, behavioural and special needs issues relating to individual pupils and updating Bromcom where necessary

  • Record daily staff absence, employ supply agency teachers to cover staff absence when necessary

  • Eventually touching on Finance such as ordering, adding overtime etc but you would be supported by the Finance Business Partner

Person specification:

  • Experience in a school is essential

  • Previous use of Bromcom is beneficial

  • Quick learner

  • Assertive

  • Patient

Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant, it isn't always possible. So, if you haven't heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

If you would like to speak to us about this opportunity, please do get in touch with Office Angels Bromley directly on 0208 464 5225, alternatively email with your CV.

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Elle Nichol