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GLC Tilbury Pioneer Academy: Support Services Manager

Type of Position:Support Services Manager
Academy:GLC Tilbury Pioneer Academy
Salary:Local Government Payscale, Band 7, within the Range 30-35, depending upon experience £29,636 - £34,377 per annum pro rata
Start Date:February 2018
Closing Date: Friday 19 January 2018 at 12 noon

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 Tilbury Pioneer 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 Tilbury Pioneer 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 Tilbury Pioneer 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 email for an application pack.

Applications should be submitted by: Friday 19 January 2018 at 12 noon
Shortlisting and notification of interviews will take place: Friday 19 January 2018 after 12 noon
Interviews will be held week commencing: Monday 22 January 2018
Interview location: Tilbury Pioneer Academy, Dickens Road, Tilbury, Essex RM18 8HJ

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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