OFFICE MANAGER – Clapham and Patching C of E Primary

South Downs Education Trust
Worthing, West Sussex
£20,092 - £20,493 per annum (£18,082 - £18,443 pro rata)
12 Nov 2020
26 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

OFFICE MANAGER – Clapham and Patching C of E Primary

NJC GRADE 5, points 7-8

£20,092 - £20,493 per annum (£18,082 - £18,443 pro rata)

Full-Time, Term Time Only plus TWO WEEKS

Suggested hours 8.00 am – 4.30 pm (4pm finish on Friday) total 37 hours per week (1 hour unpaid lunch break)

Clapham and Patching C of E Primary School have an exciting opportunity for an Office Manager starting in January 2021 (or earlier)

We are seeking a candidate who:

  • Can demonstrate excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
  • Is focussed and can demonstrate effective problem solving skills
  • Can support the processing of the school’s financial processes and budgets
  • Is proactive and shows exceptional organisational and time management skills
  • Shows a meticulous attention to detail
  • Can support day to day premises  issues such as lettings and contract management

We can offer you:

  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to work with well-motivated students and supportive parents
  • Free well-being and medical support cover
  • The opportunity to be part of the South Downs Education Trust MAT
  • Free use of our brand new fitness suite at Worthing High School

If you feel you have the necessary skills for this position and would like further information, an application form and job description can be downloaded from the links on the school website at and or from the Trust by phoning 01903 237864.  Further information about the school and details of how to apply can also be obtained from the school website.

Completed applications should be sent to Jane Jones, Headteacher, c/o the address below or emailed to  

Closing date for applications is Thursday 26 November 2020 9am- an early application is advised as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 3 December 2020 in person, covid safe interviews will be organised but candidates can attend by ZOOM if necessary for self-isolation reasons.

Please note, because of the nature of this job, if you are successful in your application you will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service with barred list check.  This will be done by means of applying for a DBS certificate through the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions, spent or unspent.  Clearance will be obtained before employment commences.

South Downs Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • Clapham and Patching C of E Primary school & Worthing High School are part of SDET, which is an academy trust and a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with company number 8276210. The Registered Office is at: South Farm Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN14 7AR. We recognise continuous service from academy/non-academy schools
  • We recognise continuous service from academy/non-academy schools

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