Office Manager

Location: East Ardsley Primary Academy
Hours: 37 hours per week Term time plus 10 days to be worked during school holidays
Salary: £28420 - £30076 (actual salary)
Category: Permanent Support staff
Closing Date: 15 January 2024 @ 9am

We have an outstanding opportunity for an Office Manager based at East Ardsley Primary Academy.  Working closely with the Principal, you will provide an efficient and effective administrative support service to the school.  This role is pivotal to the smooth running of the school and requires high levels of responsibility and autonomy.  You will be responsible for managing the Administration Assistant.  The post offers challenge, reward and role development for the right candidate. You will have the opportunity to work with other professionals across the Trust.

East Ardsley Primary Academy is a two-form entry school in the middle of the local community. We work passionately to equip our children with the skills, independence and resilience that makes them highly effective learners. We promote success for every child in our school, and focus on every child as an individual to give them the understanding, support and skills they need to work together as part of our team.

Who are we looking for?

The scope of this role is wide ranging and you will therefore need the ability to take on different tasks and challenges on a daily basis ensuring that you plan, organise and prioritise effectively.  You will undertake a range of administrative tasks from arranging meetings to liaising with parents, processing changes for payroll, updating records and systems, analysing data and producing reports and information. 

You will have experience of developing, managing and operating administrative and organisational systems and be proficient in the use of IT packages such as Word and Excel.  You will be a good communicator who can liaise with a variety of people from parents to pupils to those who work for outside agencies, at all times dealing positively with those you come into contact with.

Benefits include contributory pension through West Yorkshire Pension Fund, free parking, access to an expanding range of lifestyle benefits including SAS Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health cash plan, free flu jabs and a cycle to work scheme.

All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Job Information Pack for this role, which contain information about the Academy and the Trust, and the Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded by clicking on the button to the left of this advert, or obtained at your request from our HR Team by telephone or email on 0113 3400035,

To arrange a discussion about the role or to visit the Trust prior to application, please contact the school office on 0113 887 9023.

Once you are ready to apply, please download from our website and complete the Application Form referring to the requirements of the role as specified in the Job Information Pack. Once completed please return this as an email attachment to

If you encounter any technical issues, or you require any support to complete the application form please contact our Human Resources team on 0113 340 0035 or by email to

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