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Office Manager

Contact Information:
Location: Ansley, Warwickshire
Salary: Dependant on experience
Date Posted: 04/10/2019
Closing Date: "No Closing Date Stated"
Job Type: permanent
Setting: Arc School Ansley
Job Qualifications: No Qualifications

Office Manager

Ansley, Warwickshire

Salary: Dependant on experience

We are currently recruiting for an Office Manager to work in our Arc School Ansley. Arc School Ansley, part of Kedleston Group is an independent special school for children with Autism with associated special educational needs and communication difficulties. The Office Manager will provide comprehensive administrative support for the Headteacher and the school, including HR and support the referral process for prospective pupils.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  • To be proactive in the coordination of referrals and placements of children and young people into Arc School Ansley
  • In conjunction with relevant colleagues, to actively work to ensure that the school achieves its occupancy objectives
  • Accurately input information concerning children and young people, customers and competitors onto a central database.
  • Participate in weekly company-wide occupancy calls with the Head Teacher.
  • Ensure that the referrals and placements database is maintained and updated as required
  • Liaise with Local Authorities in respect of new placements ensuring that all necessary paperwork is provided to the LA as well as previous educational histories and other supporting reports are obtained from the LA's to ensure a smooth transition into the school for the young person
  • To help develop new and maintain existing LA relationships
  • To support the work of the Head of Strategic Partnerships and Group Marketing Manager
  • Report on referrals and occupancy as and when required
  • In conjunction with the company's sales and marketing function, assist in the 'soft marketing' of information from the school to personnel in Local Authorities and parents and· carers


It is essential that the Office Manager has recent experience within an education setting and an understanding of how Local Authority commissioning works for pupils with Autism in the independent sector would be an advantage.

Kedleston Group Ltd is an independent provider of SEMH day and residential schools as well as children’s homes across England. We look for people who have the creativity and enthusiasm needed to deliver the best outcomes for the children and young people we support. We offer staff a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing training to ensure everyone is provided with the best possible start to their employment. Kedleston welcome and nurture staff through the organisation's training provision and seek staff and leaders who are motivated and focused in their delivery of the best education and care support. We have vacancies across England for management, teaching, care, support, administration and ancillary roles within this rapidly developing organisation.

Kedleston Group Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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