Senior Office Manager

40 hours per week Term time only

GR4 £23,615-£29,560 – Actual Salary

Percy Shurmer is a primary Academy based in Birmingham and in September 2012 became part of the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET).  The Academy currently has 445 pupils aged from 3 to 11. This includes 39 children in their Nursery and 32 hearing impaired pupils in their Hearing Resource Base (HRB). 

We are looking to appoint a hardworking and enthusiastic Senior Office Manager who will be responsible for strategically managing clerical and administrative support to the Business Manager and Academy to enable the delivery of a professional and efficient administrative service.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience within an educational office environment and be an exceptional communicator with very good organisational and interpersonal skills.   You will have the ability to work as part of a team as well as using your own initiative.  Previous experience of using CMIS and or PS Financials is desirable but not essential.

Informal visits to the Academy are encouraged, please contact the receptionist on 0121 464 3431 to arrange.

In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a private health cash plan, the Ford Advantage Scheme and be entitled to Childcare Vouchers and much, much more!

This position is required September 2013 or as soon as the successful candidate is available.  Interviews are scheduled for week commencing 15 July 2013.

Closing date:  10 July 2013.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

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Each of the academies within the AET is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts.