Business Support Officer - Whipton Barton Federation (Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust)

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  • Multiple Terms
  • Grade F £29,174 - £32,798 pro rata (£26,785 - £30,112 actual salary) (pay award pending)

Whipton Barton Federation is a Primary & Nursery School and is part of the Ted Wragg Trust, an ambitious and inclusive Trust of schools whose mission is to transform lives and strengthen our communities to make the world a better place.

To succeed, we believe that we must grow great leaders, have the highest standards and be relentlessly positive in our collaboration. We live by the values of being ambitious, selfless and collaborative.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Business Support Officer who will work closely with the Headteacher to provide an administrative support service across the school. You will be the key link to the Trust Shared Services Team ensuring the day-to-day requirements for HR, Finance, Health and Safety, Facilities Management and Catering are met through embedded frameworks and processes.

In addition, you will be responsible for the supervision and line management of the school Administrators.

If you are an experienced administrator, with previous supervisory experience and have the ability to undertake the following, this could be the role for you:
• Able to build an excellent rapport with pupils, parents, staff and visitors;
• Are enthusiastic, organised and self-motivated;
• Able to demonstrate previous experience of an administration role (school office experience is highly desirable but not essential);
• Able to multi-task and meet deadlines;
• Confident in IT office applications with a good telephone manner and the ability to prioritise workload;
• Able to work under pressure.

What we can offer in return:
• Collaborative working across the Trust;
• A friendly and supportive team;
• Excellent CPD and training opportunities;
• Great career opportunities.

If you are passionate about inclusive education and are keen to provide a comprehensive administrative support service in our school, we would be delighted to receive your application.

If you are able to meet the requirements of this role, we would love to hear from you.

For an informal conversation to find out more about the role, or to visit us, please telephone 01392 467556, email or contact the school through the website.

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed. This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity.

Further details and an application form are also available on
All applications should be made by completing the Trust application form, including evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role, and should be submitted to
Please apply by 9am on the closing date.
We reserve the right to close the advert early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Interview Date: 7 October 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX1 3JP

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation SupportAdministrative, Secretarial & Office SupportBusiness Services

  • Salary Details

    Grade F £29,174 - £32,798 pro rata (£26,785 - £30,112 actual salary) (pay award pending)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
  • Hours

    37 hours per week, 42 weeks per annum (term time plus 3 weeks)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required