Business Support Officer – New Mill Infant school and New Mill Junior School

Business Support Officer

Salary details: Grade 5
Schools: New Mill Infant school and New Mill Junior School
Contract Type: Substantive post following a successful probationary period
Working Pattern: Term time only
Hours per Week: 25 hours (ideally Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 1pm and Friday 8.30am – 4pm with 30 minutes lunch, but hours could be negotiated)
Closing date: 9am Thursday 11 th July 2024
Interviews: Monday 15 th July 2024 but to be confirmed with the applicant/s
Start Date: 2nd September 2024

We are looking to appoint a Business Support Officer to work in our busy school offices.
The successful candidate will join a friendly and supportive staff team and will work closely with the School Business Manager and Senior Business Support Officer in providing effective administrative support for the schools.

As the first line of contact for parents and visitors, you will need to have the necessary interpersonal skills and warmth to make all stakeholders feel welcomed and valued whenever they visit or contact school.

Duties will include:

 Assist in providing an effective, flexible and responsive administrative support service for the schools.
 Provide a friendly, professional reception service to all visitors and callers.
We can offer:
 Friendly children who have an excellent attitude to school and are polite and well-mannered.
 The chance to work with a supportive staff team who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.
 An excellent learning environment and school grounds.

We want someone who:
 Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills
 Can work effectively as part of a team
 Is able to use their initiative, demonstrating the ability to be flexible/adaptable
 Has strong literacy and numeracy skills
 Has respect for confidentiality and sensitive information
 Is computer literate: Microsoft Office, email, databases and IT systems

Previous experience of working within school administration is desirable, but not essential.

Prospective candidates are warmly invited to visit the school. Please contact the school office on 01484 955820 to arrange an appointment. You may also wish to visit the school website:

Full training and support will be given to the successful candidate.

Access to free health and well-being services including flu vaccination and physiotherapy.

New Mill Infant and Junior Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Completed forms should be returned directly to the School by post or by email to by 9am Thursday 11 th July 2024, adding “As seen on”, thank you.

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