PhoenixPlace is a specialist independent school for girls with complex social, emotional and attachment difficulties. Rated as ‘good’, we provide education across key stages 3 and 4 and are looking for a dynamic, skilled full time Office Manager to join our vibrant and growing school.
We are proud of our journey since opening in November 2014. Together we are creating a vibrant, happy and exciting school, with a rich curriculum that provides a wealth of opportunities to inspire our students in their learning and personal development. Our school has a positive and energetic environment in which everyone is encouraged to do their best and achieve their full potential, a place where everybody is valued and respected.
We are looking for a flexible, reliable and enthusiastic colleague to work within our busy school office in this varied role. We are looking for someone who shares our commitment and enthusiasm to develop the best possible provision for our children and staff whilst dealing with constantly changing priorities.
You will need to coordinate all administrative functions in order to assist in the smooth running of the school and to maintain accurate records. A team worker, the successful candidate will also be confident to work on a busy reception desk on their own at times. Previous school experience and knowledge of school management information systems is essential.
The successful candidate will be the first port of call for all enquirers and needs to be able to communicate and operate in a highly professional, friendly manner with staff, students, parents, visitors and other stakeholders. The post holder must have empathy and understanding of students and parents/carers needs, and be able to work in a busy and deadline led environment.
Excellent organisational skills and a cheery and friendly manner are key qualities for this role.
Candidates should be passionate about every student’s learning and personal development, able to work closely with a strong, collaborative team of colleagues and have a desire to promote excellent behaviour and high standards.
You will be expected:
We have a skilled, hardworking and dedicated staff team willing to offer support and expertise to develop your own practice, as well as excited to learn from you.
This school is located in the heart of Camberwell with excellent transport links and is close to an underground station on zone 2.
PhoenixPlace is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.
If you are interested in this opportunity please download and complete the application form (providing references) in the download section and return as soon as possible.