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School Office and Admissions Manager - Full-time

Edgebury Primary School, Chislehurst

  • Ref:KCC305-2069-10S
  • Posted:02/11/2021
  • Pay:Bromley Payscale BR5-BR7 (£21,237-£26,367 pa FTE)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/11/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:15/11/2021


School Office and Admissions Manager

Start Date: ASAP 

Salary: BR5 to BR7 point 24 £21,237- £26,367 pa full time equivalent (dependant on experience)

Full time, Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

38 weeks per year (term time only)

Closing date: Wednesday 10th November at 12 noon

Interview date: Week commencing 15th November

Edgebury is a thriving and very popular school, we currently have two classes in every year group up to year 5 and will be adding an extra year 6 class in September 2022.This is a unique opportunity to be part of our school as it moves to complete its journey to becoming a full two-form-entry school.

The School Office and Admissions Manager will take responsibility for leading, organising and supervising the Administration Team to deliver a professional, efficient and cost effective administrative and communication service. The ability to multi-task whilst keeping a calm nature and positive outlook will be essential. The post holder will also manage the admissions process for the school across all year groups – providing an effective and efficient service to the school and prospective parents.

Specific Duties:

To provide administrative support to the school, including:

  • To lead and manage pupil admissions procedures.
  • Management of the common transfer process for pupils joining and leaving the school, including the transfer of any paperwork.
  • To create and maintain accurate pupil records and school roll information on SIMS – including preparing registers, form lists, emergency contacts.
  • To provide PA support to Senior Leadership Team as required.
  • Manage school communications, website and Marketing.
  • To operate and keep up to date the administrative systems within the school.
  • To direct and monitor an effective reception service and first point of contact for the school.
  • To lead and manage the school pupil census.
  • Support the Head Teacher in preparing open evenings / new parent meetings.
  • Oversee school trips and school clubs, including bookings and payments.
  • To manage school training courses and school prospectus.
  • Comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Occasionally support Admin Officer with cover or attendance requirements.

The School Office and Admissions Manager will be working in our busy school office, working alongside other admin staff. The successful candidate will need excellent communication skills, be proficient in the use of ICT and experience of school administration systems would be an advantage.  You will need to be well motivated and be able to work as a team and on your own initiative. 

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and can be arranged by telephoning the school office on 0208 467 4199.

To apply please complete the application form attached to this advert and include your supporting statement about what you could offer to this role and why you would like to work at Edgebury. 

Please return your application by email to: admin@edgebury.bromley.sch.uk

Also attached to this advertisement is the Job Description for this post.


Information about the school

Edgebury Primary School is a very popular two-form entry school located in Chislehurst, just outside of Bromley. We are gradually increasing in size from a one form entry school to two forms, being fully two forms in September 2022. We are a foundation school co-operative Education trust with three other Foundation schools in Bromley. The co-operative Education Trust is known as ‘Aspiration for All Co-Operative Trust’ (AFACT) and we are not an academy. As a close group of schools who share the same aspirations and vision we work together to share ideas, training, resources etc and support each other in striving to get the very best outcomes for each and every one of our children. This allows us the freedom to continue to improve the educational opportunities and continuous development for all of our school communities.
Edgebury Primary School is set on a large attractive site with extensive playing fields, a forest school, quiet areas, a sensory garden and a climbing area. Currently, we are busy fundraising to secure a double decker bus to extend our outside learning opportunities. Our accommodation is of the highest standard with half of the building only a few years old and the old part re-furbished. At Edgebury we aim to provide high quality teaching in a happy and caring environment where all children are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential in all aspects of their development. Our amazing team are highly professional and committed to supporting each other and the needs of all of our children and families. Within this team there is a range of experience and expertise to share. We expect high standards in all areas of learning and behaviour and encourage good manners and respect for each other.
Together we work to ensure that all of our children learn effectively in a secure and supportive community so that they are confident in taking their place as valued members of society. For further information about our school please refer to our website.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).