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Office Manager - Fern House School (Ref:05062020)

Office Manager (Ref: FHS05062020)

Apply by:                               5th June 2020 at 1pm             

Interviews:                           W/C 8th June 2020          

Salary Scale:                         S01 (£25,686 - £26,499 p.a. inc)

Hours:                                    36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract Term:                   Permanent

Job Start:                              As soon as possible

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Office Manager at  Fern House School to provide a comprehensive administrative and organised support service to the Headteacher and Senior Leadership team to ensure the success of the school.

The successful candidate will need to be reliable, flexible, well organised and willing to take an active role in all aspects of school life and have the following key qualities:

·       To lead on health and safety and GDPR

·       To be responsible for managing an efficient and effective administration functions

·       To supervise the admin, welfare and site teams and ensure sufficient cover during periods of absence

·       Commitment to providing a good quality service at all times

We are part of the Enfield Learning Trust, a partnership of successful primary schools in Enfield who have a shared motto, ‘be included.’

As part of the Enfield Learning Trust we are strongly committed to providing high quality professional development and career progression for all staff. We are able to offer significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues at this school and across the Trust.

The well-being of our staff is of paramount importance and promote a healthy work-life balance.  We are constantly reviewing our practices to ensure that our staff can focus on what matters: providing a rich environment in which children can learn and thrive.  As part of the Trust, we offer:

  • A friendly, welcoming school with a strong community ethos
  • Well-being days
  • Perkbox app – with access to hundreds of exclusive company perks i.e. high street discounts
  • Modern technology for home and school use
  • Employee support hub
  • Attendance reward scheme

In line with recent legislation, applicants must have a command of spoken English that is sufficient to effectively carry out duties of the role.

Our school is undergoing exciting expansion works to create a state of the art modern building equipped with the latest technology, including a    recording studio. We are temporarily co-located on the same site as Chesterfield Primary School which is perfect for commuters from London, Hertfordshire and Essex. Our school is ideal for candidates who travel on public transport (Turkey Street and Enfield Lock are our closest overground stations), or with easy access to the M25, for those who travel by car.

Please visit our website to learn more about Fern House School:

Visits are warmly welcome, please contact Laura Astarita, the Head of School on 01992 760678 to arrange this or for any further information. For an application pack please email our Human Resources office at


            All Enfield Learning Trust schools are committed to Safeguarding therefore, all employees working at this school must have                  the ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of our children and young people. All candidates are                       required to complete the school’s  ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ declaration and will be asked to apply for an                      Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). For posts in regulated activity, this will include a barred list                                                                                                                     check.