Job Reference
UTC South Durham
Closing Date
18 May 2022
Based on NJC Local Government pay scale range SCP 17 £24,920 to 22 £27,514, pro rata term time only + 4 weeks (0.915 FTE, pro rata pay £22,801 to £25,175)
Hours Per Week
Full Time

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Office Manager. Ideally they will be solution focussed, experienced in managing a small team and have a proven track record of effective office management in a dynamic work environment. The Office Manager is a crucial member of the professional support staff team at the UTC, working closely with a wide range of colleagues. They are responsible for ensuring that the administrative functions run effectively and will provide high-level administrative support for the Strategic Senior Leadership Team.

As Office Manager the post holder will organise and supervise administrative systems and procedures and ensure a quality and responsive customer service with all stakeholders. They will have strong people interaction skills and build positive relationships with the staff team to ensure that they are supported with administrative processes. They will oversee the management and delivery of reception and office administration and will strive to ensure the implementation of best practices and the development of efficient processes in a proactive and innovative manner.

It is a role that requires a clear understanding of the UTC’s ethos and values which includes our Student Leaver Profile. The Student Leaver Profile encompasses three elements which include knowledge, experience and core skills and all UTC staff are expected to develop these in themselves, their colleagues and students. This role involves effectively working with all stakeholders and embracing the unique qualities of the UTC as a progressive learning environment. It is a role that requires an individual that demonstrates flexibility, adaptability and a range of practical and people skills. All of the above is aligned with the Student Leaver Profile.

Applicants are required to submit an electronic UTC South Durham application form Part 1 and Part 2 which is downloadable from

Applications should be returned to by the closing date.

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 18th May 2022 Interviews:

Week commencing 23rd May 2022

To arrange an informal discussion, please email:

Further information and application form is downloadable from: No agencies please