Office Manager at Calveley Primary Academy

  • School: Calveley Primary Academy
  • Head of School: Mrs Ray Rudd
  • Address: Calveley Green Lane, Tarporley, CW6 9LE
  • Tel: 01244 566166 School Website Address:
  • Position Advertised: Office Manager
  • Closing date for applications: 19th January 2022
  • Applications obtained and returned to: Claire Booth –

Calveley Primary Academy is ideally situated in the midst of the beautiful Cheshire countryside, and we take inspiration from our extraordinary surrondings. The school provides an exciting and stimulating environment in which all of our children are given the maximum opportunity to fulfill their vast potential. At Calveley our learners are always supported and encouraged to do their best at all times, with exciting roles and responsibilities on the hand to give children extra confidence and motivation to achieve.

Behind the successful teaching team sits a proactive support team who collaborate with the teachers and parents to ensure the smooth daily running of the school. An opportunity has arisen for the appointment of an Officer Manager. Are you looking for a challenge? Do you have amazing organisational and interpersonal skills, like to be busy all day as well as have boundless energy to keep up with the energetic pace of little ones in a school environment? If yes is the answer to these questions, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

This role is central to the effective running of the school, you will need to manage expectations, think on your feet, not get fazed, deliver the highest degree of professionalism and deal with all issues efficiently ensuring a high level of customer service at all times. Each day will throw up a new challenge and rewards which are guaranteed to happen working in school.

The office manager needs character and the key attributes we are looking for candidates are:

  • Friendly and professional manner
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Sense of humor
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise tasks.
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Commitment to teamwork
  • A willingness to listen
  • An aptitude to learn
  • A willingness to get the extra mile to get the job done
  • The ability to learn from both success and failures
  • Experience of working in a busy office/school desirable
  • Proficient user of IT packages in order to create spreadsheets, mail merge, letters and marketing material.
  • Business management experience
  • Managing staff

There are many and varied job descriptions available, but we feel that this role is all about personal skills as such the job description will be tailored to the individual.

If you feel that you have the skills and personality to support the Headteacher and teaching staff, as well as ensuring the phones get answered and you have not got lost under a pile swim kits then this is the right role for you.

Visits to the school are strongly recommended to all candidates. Please telephone the school to make an appointment.

North West Academies Trust (NWAT)

North West Academies Trust (NWAT) NWAT believes an aspirational and inspirational education is the right of every child. Our success is driven by a commitment to improve standards and outcomes for all pupils.

As specialists in high-quality education, we are passionate about supporting schools within their communities and helping ensure outstanding learning opportunities for every child.

The schools in our Trust provide excellent teaching and strong leadership in a creative, supportive and aspirational environment.

We have the necessary experience of driving up standards in education in order to provide a learning environment in which
all children and young adults can achieve their full potential.

We are an organisation built on strong foundations, enabling us to expand and welcome new schools with ease while still retaining focus on our core commitment to excellence in education.

We have the experience, ambition and aspiration to bring about excellence and inspire children to succeed.
Whatever the challenges are, our goal remains the same: to provide children with opportunities to aspire and
succeed, and open their eyes to the wonderful world of possibility.

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