Office Manager


MF.OM 524174


Administration, Business Managers, Education, Employee Relations, Further Education, General & Other, HR Managers, Human Resources, Management & Senior Executive, Office Management, Office Support, Other, Other, Other, Other, Other, Primary School, School Administrators, School Managers, Senior Management, Training


£29,364 to £31,887 Per Annum


pro-rata - Term Time only + 3 weeks



Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Administration sector. We have an excellent opportunity for an Office Manager to join a primary school in London. You will also take on the role of Deputy Safeguarding Lead supporting the Lead.

Temp to Perm – Term Time Only + 3 weeks (36 hours per week)

£29,364 - £31,887 per annum FTE (£26,780 - £29,081 Pro-rata)

Office Manager’s Core Duties

  • Line manage school’s administrative staff
  • Manage all administrative functions (email, diary, attendance, health & safety, finance)
  • Produce reports, letters and presentations
  • Coordinate all correspondence and handle enquiries with discretion
  • Liaise with internal and external contacts
  • Host school visitors, ensuring guests are escorted appropriately
  • Oversee pupil attendance, ensuring compliance with Safeguarding
  • Support the HR Manager with recruitment and induction of new staff and pupils
  • Ensure that all pupil data is up to date and Census compliant
  • Provide advice and guidance on administration systems and events
  • Review all purchase requisitions raised and prepare purchase orders
  • Perform Health and Safety audits and risk assessments

Deputy Safeguarding Lead’s Core Duties

  • Ensure risk assessments are in place and regularly evaluated
  • Manage concerns raised on the schools safeguarding system
  • Regular train staff on safeguarding matters (i.e. weekly bulletins, meetings, newsletters)

Office Manager & Deputy Safeguarding Lead’s Skills Required

  • Degree educated (desirable)
  • Qualification in relevant subject (DSL training)
  • 5 GCSEs, including Maths and English at Grade 4 or above (or equivalent)

Office Manager & Deputy Safeguarding Lead’s Key Experience

  • Dealing with employee queries/concerns in a professional manner
  • Working in a clerical or administrative role
  • Experience of safer recruitment
  • Working in a HR role in a school/education setting for at least 2 years (desirable)
  • Experience with HR systems such as SIMS (desirable)
  • Knowledge of child protection and safeguarding (desirable)
  • Knowledge of employment law (desirable)

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