Barton Park Primary School

Office Manager , Oxford

Location: Oxford OX3 9NU

Salary: Grade 8 (Pay Scale 18-23) : £ 21,541.93 - £ 23,921.79 pro rata

Working Pattern: Permanent Full time

Closing date: 1 June 2020


Do you want to be part of the newest primary school in Oxford? Embrace a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of the opening of a new school?

Are you enthusiastic, child centred, and an aspirational individual? Are you committed to inspiring and supporting all pupils, staff and the wider school community to enable the school to grow?

This will be a busy and varied role and the successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and a confident, positive and proactive approach. The ability to complete tasks with competing deadlines and expectations is also essential. Experience of administration in a school setting and the ability to use a variety of office based packages would be a strong advantage. The successful applicant will ensure the smooth running of the school office on a day-to-day basis and will be involved in a range of administrative duties including managing the whole school diary, dealing with sensitive and confidential matters on behalf of the Head of School to ensure school success.

About our school:

Barton Park School is a new primary school, including a nursery and specialist SEND provision, being built on the new Barton Park Housing Development situated on the outskirts of the City of Oxford. Barton Park School has a planned opening date of September 2020; the school will grow over the coming years with a final capacity of 315, with a potential to expand further to 420 subject to demand. Barton Park Primary School is a partner school within The Community Schools Alliance Trust working alongside Bayards Hill Primary School and Cheney School. Barton Park Primary School’s vision has been guided by and echo’s the Trust’s vision of ‘improving every learner’s life chances’.

What will you bring to our staff team?

- Excellent communication skills with staff,children,visitors and parents in accordance with safeguarding procedures

- The ability to be approachable and friendly

- Professionalism

- Role modeling good behaviour

In turn, we offer:

- An opportunity to work and develop in a local academy with a strong sense of moral and educational purpose, with an embedded culture of learning from one another.

- Active and Supportive Governors

- Polite and happy children

- Sharing resources, best practice and expertise with highly skilled professionals from across the trust.

- The support of a strong, experienced and collaborative Trust Central Team.

The position comes with membership to a comprehensive Healthcare Benefits Plan.

Please view the school website for further information:

Deadline: Noon, Monday 1 June 2020

Shortlisting: Tuesday 2 June 2020

Interviews: Monday 8 June 2020

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 2 June 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the range of activities that will form the selection process in advance of their interview.

How to Apply:

For further information, please visit the website or to discuss the role further please contact our Executive Headteacher, Mr Gareth Griffiths, on 01865 761656 (09:00-15:00), 07367 577728 (school days outside of school hours) or by emailing

An application form which can be downloaded from Please send these by email to:

Barton Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.

Barton Park Primary School
Barton Fields Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX3 9NU
Tel: 01865 765726