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Alder Grove - Operations Manager - Friday 18th September 2020

Alder Grove Church of England Primary School
Alder Grove, Shinfield, Reading, Berkshire RG2 9RA

This is a part time, permanent, term time only role.
Starting date: as soon as possible
15 hours per week
Monday to Friday – 9 am to 12 pm
Grade 6 SCP 18-24 FTE £24,313 - £27,905 (subject to pay body review)

Alder Grove Church of England Primary School is a new 420-place primary free school in Shinfield, Wokingham, which opened it's doors in September 2020 for Nursery and Reception; initially with one class per year group and the aim of growing year on year up to Year 6.

We are looking for exceptional staff to take up this exciting opportunity in a brand new primary school within The Keys Academy Trust. The school is already built and it is on an amazing site with extensive grounds including playing fields, a garden area, a spacious hall, drama studio and dedicated library and technology areas.

The role involves:

• Providing leadership and guidance on all HR matters
• Taking responsibility for the premises management in the school
• Managing the Health and Safety requirements within the school
• Managing the procurement of services to the school ensuring best value
• Generating additional income for the school

The successful applicant should have:

• A good understanding of the education sector and up to date knowledge of relevant legislation
• Understanding of confidentiality issues
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team and as a team leader
• Ability to prioritise work effectively and work to tight deadlines
• Experience of implementing change in a rapidly moving environment

Please click on the links below for the Job Description and Person Specification;

Job Description

Person Specification

We would normally welcome and encourage visits to our school, but at this present time this is not possible. However, please do look at our website, which will give you a flavour of our school.

Application forms can be found on the Trust website at
Applications must be submitted by email with a letter of application to
No CVs will be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced criminal records check.

Closing Date: Thursday 1 October 2020 at noon
Interviews: Wednesday 7 October 2020

No Agencies please

Applications close: Thursday 1st October 2020