Office Manager

Office Manager

GR3 – £23,194-£29,439 (pro-rata) 36.5 hours a week term time only

Paganel Primary is a good school, we put our children at the heart of all that we do. This is an excellent opportunity to join our team in the relentless pursuit of greatness. The Governors are seeking to appoint an Office Manager asap. The working hours would be 8.00am-3.45pm (2 days until 4.00pm).

The successful candidate will have experience using SIMS and substantial experience working within a school environment.

We are looking for:

  • Experience within a school using SIMS
  • Experience using Oracle
  • Experience using Impulse
  • Knowledge of safer recruitment processes
  • Ability to use ICT to enhance daily work tasks
  • A confident telephone manner
  • A friendly open communicator
  • Previous supervisory experience

What you will get in return

  • Guidance and support
  • A supportive leadership team and school Governors
  • Well behaved children
  • A vibrant, warm, friendly working environment
  • The chance to be part of a great team as we look to the future

Please visit the school to request an application pack or you can request an application pack via post by enclosing large letter envelope and stamp or download a pack via the school website on the vacancies page. CV’s will not be accepted.  Return applications via email to

Closing date: 16th June 2023 midday

Interviews: 23rd June 2023


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including:

Support Staff

Enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.


All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Short-listed candidates

An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.

Terms and conditions

BCC is a Living Wage employer.

Rehabilitation of offenders

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Rehabilitation of Offenders

Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.

Further information

Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this role.

Please note, if you have not been contacted within 7 days of the closing date, you may assume that you have not been selected for an interview on this occasion.


Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

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