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Operations Manager

At Oasis Academy Byron , Coulsdon
Salary: SCP 22 to 26 (Outer London £30,576 to £32,988 pro rata term time plus three weeks) + generous pension scheme
Role: Full-time
Contract: Term Time Only
Start Date: September 2022
Closed Date: 12:00 PM on Friday 8th July 2022
Interviews: TBC

It’s time to work in a job you love; be a day-to-day hero at our academy, as our administration officer and see the smiles on countless faces every single day. Working with us, you’ll be valued, developed and part of our wonderful family at Oasis Academy Byron. 

Want to work in an environment where you are truly valued and beloved? Our school and community need you! We are looking for a skilled administrative assistant to join our team and be the face of our popular school. You’ll never have a dull day again!  


Our offer to you: 

When you join the Oasis family at Byron there are a several offers, you’ll receive that make us stand out as an employer of choice. These include but are not limited to:  


  • School holidays - we want you to enjoy your time off!  

  • Opportunities for training and development internally and externally  

  • Defined benefit pension scheme (inc. life cover, lower tax, set rate 1/49 and ill health cover)  

  • Access to free counselling service  

  • Free eye tests  

  • A lively environment with colleagues who care  


The role and what we are looking for  


Under the overall direction of the Principal and Operations Manager, to be responsible for covering a range of the Academy’s administrative duties. 


We are looking for someone with: 

  • Superior organisational skills, proven ability to work under pressure and respond to deadlines.  

  • Ability to make sound judgements and prioritise multiple demands.  

  • Excellent inter-personal skills.  

  • Knowledge of a School Management Information System 

  • High attention to detail  

  • Self-motivated, with a ‘can-do’ approach to problem solving and able to demonstrate initiative and work unsupervised.  

  • Well-honed decision-making skills, flexible, mature, and balanced approach 

  • Reliable, enthusiastic, committed.  

  • Able to demonstrate diplomacy, patience, and credibility.  

  • Team player who can work collaboratively in a diverse team and share knowledge.  

  • Able to deal with people from a broad cross-section of backgrounds at all levels internally and externally.  

  • Ability to remain discrete when privy to confidential information.  

  • Willingness to own the Oasis Community Learning ethos.  


Our academy: 

We are a one-form entry academy dedicated to valuing, supporting, and challenging our pupils. We leave no pupil behind; and strive to ensure that no ceiling is put on an individual pupil’s potential. Our recent Ofsted report (January 2022) highlighted ‘the high expectations staff have of pupils and those pupils are happy in school and behave well in lessons.” Our progress data is attributed to the hard work of our staff and pupils. We work together, sharing this educational venture with a common goal - to try our best and support one another. Being part of the Oasis Community Learning trust, we benefit from support and sharing of best practice from our regional schools, Regional Director and wider Oasis family.  


Like what you have read? What are you waiting for? Apply today! 

To apply for this position please complete the application form and submit it to us before the deadline of 12 noon on Friday 8th July 2022. 

All applications should be emailed to  We’re also very happy to answer any questions you may have or show you around the school so please don’t hesitate to get in touch: 020 8668 4877. Visit our website to find out more at  


All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role. 

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Operations Manager, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.

Apply by Email

Please send your completed application forms to by no later than the 12:00 PM on Friday 8th July 2022.

If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact a member of the Oasis Academy Byron recruitment team on 020 8668 4877.