Employer: Community Schools Trust
Location: Forest Gate Community School
Closing Date: Sunday 1st November
Start date: asap
Interviews: W/c 9th November 2020
Forest Gate Community School is a community school in East London, close to Stratford and
Forest Gate train stations. The school maintains very high standards of care and outcomes,
being Ofsted rated “Outstanding” and is the flagship school of the Community School’s Trust
We are looking for a first-class Office Manager to lead and develop the administrative
service in our busy office which is central to the operation of the school. The postholder will
need to be meticulously organised, outgoing and both proactive and reactive. They will
need to possess a positive work ethic and a “can do” attitude. They will be decisive,
confident, innovative and will be able to deliver excellent customer service to all
stakeholders even when under pressure or when dealing with a confrontational situation.
They will be process driven and must have accomplished keyboard skills and be able to
share their technical expertise with the team. Working knowledge of Google Drive would be
The role is term time plus two weeks which means that the postholder will have
approximately 11 weeks off per year. Other benefits include pension, access to the
Employee Assistance Programme, excellent staff support with good career progression and
development opportunities. Please see the Job Description for further details.
Please note we will only be able to consider applications from candidates who can attend an
interview in person.
For more information about the post please contact Mrs Suzanne Keshodia by emailing
email@example.com or calling 020 8534 8666. You can also visit our website to
find out more about the school.
The Community Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
In order to meet this responsibility, we follow the government's Safer Recruiting
Guidelines and all appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring
Service check and satisfactory references.