Careers

Career progression is highly valued by The Dunham Trust and we help to provide a successful platform for staff networking, professional development and collaboration across all of our schools.

Current Vacancies

Finance and HR Officer

We are looking to appoint a Finance and HR Officer to work within the school and support the work of the Central Finance & HR Team.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • be educated to at least A Level standard;
  • have a formal accountancy or book-keeping qualification;
  • have experience of working in a finance function and maintaining an internal control framework;
  • Have an organised mind and a strong administrative skill-set;
  • be willing to immerse themselves in all aspects of school life.

Informal enquiries to be directed to Nicola Toop (Dunham Trust Finance Director) – 0161 748 6170

Closing date for application:  Monday 8th October at 8.00am
Shortlisting: Monday 8th October at 9.30am
Interviews: Thursday 11th October (AM)

Successfully shortlisted applicants will be notified and invited to interview by 4pm

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Office Manager

We are looking to appoint an experienced office manager to work within the school and control administrative functions including staff and pupil systems.  The successful candidate will need to:

  1. Plan, develop, organise and monitor support systems, procedures and policies
  2. Manage / supervise administrative staff
  3. Provide support, advice and guidance on administrative issues to senior staff, governing body and others
  4. Liaise with other staff, pupils, parents/carers and external agencies
  5. Develop and maintain record and information systems including SIMS and Parent Pay
  6. Undertake analysis and evaluation of data, and produce ad hoc detailed reports and information
  7.  Be responsible for completion and submission of forms, returns etc., including those to outside agencies and the government.

Informal enquiries to be directed to Mrs A. White (Head Of School) –  0161 748 4356

Closing date for application:  Monday 8th October at 8.00am
Shortlisting: Monday 8th October at 9.30am
Interviews: Friday 12th October

Successfully shortlisted applicants will be notified and invited to interview by 4pm

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Administration Officer

We are looking to appoint an admin officer to work within the school and provide support for the Office Manager.  The successful candidate will need to:

  1. Welcome external visitors and parents in line with safeguarding procedures
  2. Be efficient and multi-tasking in dealing with enquiries and ongoing workload
  3. Liaise with other staff, pupils, parents/carers and external agencies
  4. Develop and maintain pupil records and information systems including SIMS and Parent Pay
  5. Provide administrative support to the Head Of School, Office Manager and Finance & HR Officer where required

Informal enquiries to be directed to Mrs A. White (Head Of School) –  0161 748 4356

Closing date for application:  Monday 8th October at 8.00am
Shortlisting: Monday 8th October at 9.30am
Interviews: Friday 12th October

Successfully shortlisted applicants will be notified and invited to interview by 4pm

Job Advert
Person specification
Job Description
Application form

Teacher training

The Dunham Trust, through the Teaching School Alliance, offers a ‘School Direct’ route into teaching. To find out about how to start your career in the teaching profession – a wide range of information is available on the Teaching School Website.

Alternatively, for more information or an informal discussion, you can contact teachingschool@elmridge.trafford.sch.uk or  0161 980 4941.