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    Office manager & PA to Headteacher

    New Town Primary School, School Terrace, Reading RG1 3LS

    RG5 SCP 22-25(£14.02ph)

    Required January 2022

    (with some earlier handover sessions)

    27 hours per week, Monday to Friday

    Term time only plus inset days (paid for 43.6 weeks per year)

    New Town Primary School have been on a transformational journey over the last few years and are an Ofsted Good school. Due to the relocation of the current Office Manager we are seeking an experienced School Office Manager or experienced and ambitious school administrator who would like to move into office management. Experience within a school administration would be advantageous. Our school admin team and wider school family are very friendly and supportive. The office team are a well established and supportive team. A January 2022 start is required with some handover sessions this term.


    Applicants must:

    We can offer:

    •Have excellent administration skills
    •Be able to evidence high level administration
    •Be experienced in managing busy demanding roles
    •Have experience od school MIS systems
    •Evidence excellent oral and written communication
    •Have the ability to work positively with a variety of different stakeholders
    •The ability to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines
    •The desire to work term time only
    •Be willing to administer minor first aid
    •Have a commitment to high expectations from pupils and our school as a whole
    •a welcoming and caring ethos
    •experienced and supportive team of staff and governors
    •inspirational children
    •a chance to play a significant part in the continuing development of our school
    •ongoing support from peers
    •a Multi-Academy Trust who are community led and are committed to developing and retaining high quality staff
    •Access to a free Staff Wellbeing Package including 24/7 online GP appointments and counselling services

    For further information & application pack or school visit requests please contact Natasha Kirby, Trust Operations Manager on 07538 539690 or by email

    The Berkshire Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils, staff and parents, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure & Barring Service clearance will be sought for the successful candidate.