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GLC Herringham Primary Academy: Support Services Manager

Type of Position:Support Services Manager
Academy:GLC Herringham Primary Academy
Salary:GLC Point 30 – 34 £31,451 – £36,481 [FTE]
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Midday on Monday, 19th April 2021

Contract Type: 37 hours per week, term time plus negotiable additional weeks [minimum of 2 weeks holiday working]
Contract Term: Permanent

The Gateway Learning Community [GLC] is a partnership between one secondary and four primary schools located within Tilbury and Chadwell in the borough of Thurrock to the east of London.

At Herringham Primary Academy we are passionate about learning. Our highest priority is to provide an environment to our pupils that excites, motivates and challenges them and encourages lifelong learning and an interest in the world around them.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our happy committed team to ensure the efficient and effective running of all non-teaching [support] services throughout Herringham Primary Academy. You will be responsible for the day to day running of administration, communications, procurement, lettings, site, cleaning, grounds maintenance, catering, technical, and reprographics services of Herringham Primary Academy. Working with the academy’s leadership team, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organisational strategies, policies and practices. This position will also interact with the Board of Directors as required.

This key role is crucial to our success and is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and highly motivated individual who:

  • Has excellent organisation and strategic management skills with an ability to work at all levels;
  • Has the ability to build effective working relationships with governors, school staff, parents and the office team;
  • Has experience of working within a Primary School setting;
  • Has excellent communication skills and is a team player with a positive approach;
  • Is hard working and committed to continual improvement;
  • Has a good sense of humour.

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description before making an application. Please return completed applications to or by post to The Gateway Academy, Marshfoot Road, Tilbury, RM16 4LU

Applications should be submitted by: Midday on Monday, 19th April 2021
Interview Date: TBC 
Interview location: Herringham Primary Academy, St Mary’s Road, Chadwell St Mary, Essex RM16 4JX

The Gateway Learning Community is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and enhanced DBS disclosure.

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