Year 2

Office Manager

Salary: NJC grade 6/SO1, scale points 16-25, FTE £26,997-31,557

Contract: 35 hours per week, term time plus 2 weeks and and fixed term for one year

Start Date: ASAP

LEO Multi Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an existing or aspiring Office Manager at Manor Park Primary Academy. This role would suit an existing school Office Manager or an experienced school Receptionist / Administrator who is ready to step up into a more senior role. It is essential that you have experience with school Management Information Systems and have excellent customer service skills. You will need to be able to demonstrate managerial and organisational skills and be able to prioritise your workload effectively. 

The role will include managing the school’s administration team and liaising with the site team. We would particularly like to hear from candidates who have the skills to identify improvements and efficiencies to existing processes, alongside:

  • Being efficient at using G Suite and Arbor (training is available)

  • Being the first point of contact for parents / carers and visitors to the site

  • Providing administrative support to the Senior Leadership Team

  • Ensure the school is fully compliant with health and safety and other legal requirements

  • Working with the Executive Principal and Site Supervisor to support the day to day running of the site and update policies and risk assessments

  • To complete administrative duties required for pupils to take part in trust-wide events and opportunities

  • To organise and complete a weekly news sheet and half termly newsletter for parents and carers. 

  • Administrative duties relating to SEN

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of an established team and to bring high standards of administration to our Trust. 

At LEO Academy Trust, we are proud to serve over 3500 pupils from across the London Borough of Sutton. Our Trust was formed in 2015. Since then, we have developed a self-improving network of great learning communities formed from seven primary schools, supported by both our Inclusion & Wellbeing Hub and our Opportunity Hub. We are proud to provide endless opportunities for our pupils, staff and the local communities we are part of. With over 400 staff, our schools are empowered to support each other to improve both outcomes for our pupils, and to drive performance across the wider school system. We are delighted that our schools remain long standing members of the Challenge Partners Network of Excellence and the Belleville Teaching School Alliance. Our commitment to Professional Development is ongoing; staff and governors access training through our LEO CDP website, Judicium’s online learning portal and a wide ranging programme of courses delivered in our LEO Training Room and online via GoogleMeet. Learning, Excellence and Opportunity are at the heart of our Trust, embedded through our shared mission, values and aims.

  • External applicants should apply for these positions by completing an application form, available from the website. 

  • Internal applicants should complete a statement of suitability. 

All applicants should detail how you meet the aspects of the Job Description and Person Specification and email your completed document to

Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact the school on 020 8642 0144. 

We can offer you a range of benefits, which can be found on our website here

Candidates are encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the closing date on appointment of a suitable candidate.

Closing date for applications:  01 November 2020 - 3pm

Shortlisting: 03 November 2020 

Interviews:  05 November 2020

LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check. 

LEO Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members.


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