School Admin and Communications Manager

Berkshire
Full-time
31 May
Dependent on qualifications and experience relevant to the role

An exciting opportunity to join this award-winning Independent School set in 21 acres of beautiful Berkshire countryside. If you are an efficient, organised & motivated office manager who inspires those around you then we would love to hear from you.

Required for Spring 2022

Holme Grange is a successful, traditional Independent School with a real soul. We aim to stimulate intellectual curiosity and encourage pupils to embrace challenge. We have waiting lists in most year groups. We have high expectations, setting high standards for ourselves and our pupils. Pastoral care is the responsibility of every member of staff and is one of the many strengths of the School.

Having very successfully extended our School’s excellent provision to teach to GCSE back in 2015, the School is thriving and Eaton Grange currently operates a four-form entry from Year 7.

We have innovative, forward thinking staff with an understanding of how children learn and continue to learn ourselves. We are looking for someone to join us who is willing to contribute ideas and enthusiasm, to motivate and inspire as we strive to provide the finest education, care and opportunity for our pupils.

The School Admin and Communications Manager will manage the administration team, including front of house, ensuring the smooth day to day running of all school activities. This will include being the central point of contact for all staff regarding school events, ensuring all events are organised and delivered with the required resources.

The School Admin and Communications Manager will also develop and drive the School’s communications strategy, ensuring consistency & alignment of internal communication activities across all areas of the School.

The job demands flexibility/ adaptation to changing/ conflicting priorities and deadlines, some of which are outside of their control. The School Office is the hub of the School and its wide range of customer demands need to be met to a very high professional standard.

The postholder may be dealing directly with parents and other members of the community and as such may occasionally have to deal with dissatisfied customers. This position requires discretion and confidentiality.

The successful applicant will be an exemplary practitioner with excellent interpersonal and team working skills. If you are dedicated and energetic, we offer a delightful working environment which is well resourced. Professional development opportunities are available and encouraged.

A willingness to play a full part in the extra-curricular and pastoral life of our happy and vibrant school is essential. Holme Grange has its own salary scale.

Holme Grange is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for all jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level. A Prohibition Check is also carried out. Holme Grange School is an equal opportunities employer.

Pre-application visits welcomed – please phone to book a time. Full details and application form available at www.holmegrange.org or by telephoning 0118 978 1566. Applications will only be accepted by completion of an application form which should be submitted with a hand-written letter of application to the Head – Mrs C Robinson.

Closing date for applications: until the position is filled Interviews: dates to be confirmed

Holme Grange School is an independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 to 16.

  • Berkshire
  • Full-time
  • 31 May 2022
  • Dependent on qualifications and experience relevant to the role

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Holme Grange School

Heathlands Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 3AL

0118 978 1566

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