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GLC Lansdowne Primary Academy: Support Services Manager

Type of Position:Support Services Manager
Academy:GLC Lansdowne Primary Academy
Salary:Payscale Band 7, within the Range 30-35, depending upon experience £30,229 - £35,065 per annum pro rata
Start Date:September 2019
Closing Date: Friday 16 August 2019

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 Lansdowne 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 Lansdowne Primary Academy.  You will lead a team responsible for the day to day running of administration, communications (aspects of HR and Finance), procurement, lettings, site, cleaning, grounds maintenance, catering, technical, and reprographics services of Lansdowne 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 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.  If you would like to apply for this role please fill in the attached application form and send it in an email marked ‘SSM Application’ to 


Applications should be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 16 August 2019         

Shortlisting and notification of interviews will take place after 12 noon on Friday 16 August 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 19 August 2019


The GLC 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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