Job Title: Office Manager

Required from 1st July 2021

Appointment: Permanent

Salary: Grade 3 starting at £9.62 per hour, £18,962 (fulltime) based on experience

Part time 26 hrs per week 39 weeks

Ixworth Church of England Primary School is looking for an exceptional School Office Manager who is keen to join a friendly, caring and dynamic team as we continue on our exciting journey to move our school forward.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who wishes to join a forward-thinking school. As part of the Tilian Partnership MAT you will be supported in your career development, be supported by and have access to high quality professional development.

We are passionate about ensuring that every child reaches their potential, whilst developing their excitement for learning and exploring the world around them, creating opportunities and experiences designed to help them discover and flourish.

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You will

  • Have experience with managing staff members and successful experience of working with the public

  • Have experience of financial management and good knowledge and understanding of value for money in contracts and resources

  • Have the ability to skilfully and effectively deploy staff using good interpersonal and organisational skills

  • Have excellent time management, with the ability to meet deadlines and to prioritise tasks

  • Have effective word processing, database and spreadsheet use and understand the requirements of GDPR

  • Be creative and imaginative in order to identify opportunities and anticipate problems to support the school as it moves forward

We can offer you:

  • a unique opportunity to grow and progress within a supportive environment

  • a talented, dedicated and supportive staff

  • a commitment to your professional development and your well being

  • a team of staff and governors who are passionate and committed to our school being the best it can be

  • an opportunity to develop your practice through being a part of a forward-thinking team, where all staff are highly motivated and continually looking to improve things.

Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/tilian.org.uk/ixworthceprimary/home to find out more about us.

If you require any further information about this job or would like to visit the school, please contact Sarah Branchett on sbranchett@tilian.org.uk

Statement on Child Protection and Safeguarding


The Tilian Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In our schools we create a culture of safeguarding which is the responsibility of all staff.


When applying for a post at one of our schools you will be subject to a safer recruitment process as follows:



  1. If you are shortlisted, you will be required to complete a self-disclosure, which you will need to bring with you to the interview (in an envelope marked confidential).

  2. During the interview process, the interview panel will explore your skills, experience and attitudes and the questions asked will include questions about safeguarding of children

  3. If you accept a post at one of our schools you will be required to complete an enhanced DBS.


Important documents to read





Submitting an application


Please ensure that you complete all relevant information on the application and email this to Sarah Branchett on sbranchett@tilian.org.uk

Covering letters are acceptable but CVs are not.



Closing date for applications: Wednesday 2nd June 2021 at 12.00pm

Interviews : Week beginning: Monday 7th June 2021