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All staff, governors and volunteers undergo enhanced DBS Disclosure check and references are taken up prior to interviewing for any new members of staff. All members of staff also complete a Childcare Disqualification Declaration.



Catcott Primary School is seeking to appoint an Office Manager from September 2019. Candidates should have previous experience of working within a school environment.  A comprehensive working knowledge of SIMS is essential. Some financial duties are included in this post.


Catcott Primary School is a 170 place primary school and has a ‘Good’ OFSTED rating (2018). 


The position is for 35 hours per week i.e. Monday to Friday 08:30m to 4:00pm  (with a 30 minute lunch break), term time only.


Salary grade 13 : £19554.00 per annum pro rata


The successful candidate will be responsible for school administration and provide vital and effective support in the following key areas: 

• Leadership of the school support team 

• HR processes for recruitment and inductionprocedures 

• Management of the accurate upkeep of staff and pupil records 

• Management of pupil admissions arrangements 

• Effective and accurate completion of compulsory returns to DFE,     LAetc 

• Management of DBS procedures and processes 

• Management of communications with parents 

• Management of Parentmail – to include Parents Evenings, Payment items and invoicing.

• Organisation of School trips – arranging transport & costings

• Making payments from Imprest (Petty Cash) account & obtaining VAT receipt

• Ad Hoc ordering as required in conjunction with Finance Officer - FMS

• Check deliveries 

• Working with Headteacher to ensure cover for absent staff

• Arranging training requests from staff.

• Liaise with Headteacher/Caretaker regarding Property Maintenance & arranging repairs when required.


Please apply using theApplication for Employment with Somerset County Council forms.


Closing date: 7thJune 2019 – 12 Noon


Interviews: 19thJune 2019