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This two-form entry primary school, based in West London, is seeking an experienced school Office Manager to cover on a temporary basis whilst they recruit for the permanent position.
Supporting the Head Teacher, you will also line manage two staff and cover the following duties:
To ensure that the school’s Safeguarding policy is effectively implemented, including managing the Single Central Record, visitors on site and contractors
To develop and improve the school’s administration systems and processes.
To maintain and manage the SIMs database and other data systems
To monitor and report on attendance and work with the Participation Officer to improve pupil attendance in school
Submit pupil records and assessment results to the LA and/ or DfE, as required
To line manage the work of all office staff
To communicate with all stakeholders across the school community including developing the school website
To manage HR contracts and support leaders in recruiting for staff
To support the leadership of the school and act as PA to the Headteacher
To support the Headteacher in organising release time for staff
To be responsible for implementing of the admissions policy and maintain the school roll
On a personal basis, you will be highly organised with exceptional attention to detail coupled with a good working knowledge of SIMS.
Possess the ability to stay calm and cheerful when working under pressure without direct supervision.
To be able to prioritise and work creatively in an individual capacity and as part of a team and maintain confidentiality at all times
This is a 2-3 month temporary assignment. Hours of work 7.45am - 3.45pm, term time only. Parking is available on site.
There is potential for a flexible working basis, home working and school based, with COVID-19 safety measures in place. An Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this position. If this vacancy is of interest, please apply via the Contact Us page quoting job reference OM48
Dedicate Recruitment Ltd is proud to be retained by Blenheim High School in the appointment of an outstanding Director of Finance & Operations. As part of the Senior Leadership Team, you will be the school’s leading support staff professional overseeing all aspects of Finance, HR, IT, Estates, Administration & Catering.
Blenheim has been under new leadership since April 2017, led by an aspirational and innovative Head Teacher. The school became Surrey’s most improved secondary school in the 2017-18 Academic year and most improved school for the number of preference for Year 7 applications received for September 2021.
To be responsible for the strategic leadership & management of all operational aspects of finance related business of the school, with a budget in excess of £9 million.
Manage the day-to-day operations and support services of the School.
To provide high quality, value for money services contributing to quality teaching and learning for its students.
To work in partnership and transparency with the Head Teacher, Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body.
The ideal candidate:
Hold a full accounting qualification such as ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CIPFA
Experience of working within an Academy or Multi Academy Trust Senior Finance role.
Proven experience of successful business and financial leadership.
A strong track record in leading, inspiring and managing a diverse range of support.
Is commercially aware coupled with creative thinking and solutions focused.
Possesses integrity and gravitas with the ability to relate effectively to a wide range of stakeholders across the school.
In return, you will be joining a dynamic, exciting and supportive environment where its values centre around hard work, resilience, innovation and improvement.
Closing date for applications: 12pm Monday 1st March. Interviews w/c 8th March 2021 on site, observing strict COVID-19 measures.
If this vacancy is of interest, please apply via the Contact Us page quoting job reference DFO49
This federation of schools is seeking an experienced HR individual to join them on a temporary to permanent basis in East London.
Reporting to the HR Manager, this diverse role will involve the following duties:
Manage all administration associated with the recruitment process, from advertising to arranging and scheduling interviews and preparing welcome packs
Prepare contracts of employment for staff for approval by the Principal.
Liaise with recruiting agencies and advertising publications such as TES.
Maintain recruitment listings on the Federation’s websites and in liaison with external agencies, building professional relationships.
Liaison with IT Services & Data Services for Onboarding & Offboarding of staff to ensure the appropriate issue and reclamation of Federation kit and equipment.
Manage absence records and produce reports for managers and where necessary highlight areas of concern to the Head of HR / ER Manager.
Process LOA, maternity and paternity and CPD applications.
Produce, from templates, and file records for meetings around absence, disciplinaries, probation etc.
Manage all administration associated with off-boarding of staff including ensuring that Federation properties such as badges, keys and IT equipment are returned.
Update & maintain staff files and the HR filling system, regularly archiving files in line with the Federation policy on records retention.
Update and maintain the HR database by ensuring staff information is entered accurately.
Liaise with Payroll on payroll and benefits matters.
Be the first point of contact for day to day HR enquiries on recruitment, benefits, policies and processes, etc.
Support the Head of HR, HR Consultant & ER Manager with project work.
Monitoring and bring forward of time delimited contract variations.
Absence management reporting.
Provide accurate & up to date staff lists.
Enrol new staff on the online safeguarding course and follow the Federation’s escalation process for those that miss the deadline.
Update and maintain the Single Central Record, meeting termly with principal for sign-off.
Administration and recording of all pre-employment checks for new staff including DBS, ISI, DfE and UKBA recruitment compliance checks.
Obtain appropriate documentation from all Governors, third party workers, casual staff, volunteers and contractors attending site to ensure that safeguarding, proof of domicile and right to work checks have been scrupulously conducted and recorded.
Liaison with FLICK and Federation DSLs on safeguarding and other training exercises, reporting to key managers on staff who have failed to complete within designated deadlines.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a HR role and understands legislation on a generalist basis. Experience of working within a school setting is highly desirable. You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and have a keen eye for detail.
This is a full time and all-year through role. Hours 8am-4pm/9am-5pm. Immediate start and an Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post.
If this vacancy is of interest, please apply via the Contact Us page quoting job reference HRA50.