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Wallace Hall Academy Primary SchoolManse Road, DG3 5DS
£9,925.15 - £10,628.33 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Part Time
14 hours per week


Trainee School Support Manager (Fixed Term)

Wallace Hall Academy

£9,925.15 - £10,628.33


Wallace Hall Academy is a vibrant and forward looking school that is aiming to

provide the best possible future for all our pupils. We are seeking to appoint a

Trainee School Support Manager on a part-time, Fixed Term basis.


You would be required to work 14 hours per week, 41 weeks per year. The

post will initially be till 31st March 2024 but will possibly last for up to one year.


Working across both primary and secondary sectors over the course of your

week, you will provide support to the School Support Manager and

Headteacher in the smooth running of the business functions of the school.


To be successful in this role, you will be enthusiastic about providing high

quality support and have good verbal, written and interpersonal skills. You will

be able to quickly establish relationships and operate with credibility whilst

liaising and advising senior management. Working on your own initiative, you

will demonstrate effective time management skills and be a proven problem



You will have experience in administration, in financial record keeping and

compiling and presenting financial and other information to a high degree of

accuracy and with attention to detail. You will operate in compliance with the

financial practices of the Council. You will understand and be adaptable to

electronic systems and be open to new ideas and developments.


You will have knowledge of the principles of good office practice, HR policy

and practice and Health & Safety legislation. Understanding the school office

practices, you will have a desire to drive improvements and ensure

compliance whilst adapting to the local context in each school to ensure that

practice is meeting the needs of each school community.




This post may be suitable for secondment. Agreement from your line manager

must be sought before applying for this post.


This post is considered as Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/ or

Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act

  1. Preferred candidates are required to join the PVG Scheme or undergo

a PVG Scheme update prior to formal offer of employment being made by

Dumfries and Galloway Council.


Applicants who have been resident outside the UK within the last 5 years, if

offered a position, in addition to a Disclosure Scotland Check, will be required

to provide a completed police record check from the police authority in the

country or countries in which they are resident.


A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post. However, if you have a disability which precludes you from holding a driving licence consideration will be given if alternative transport can be arranged.



For further information please contact:

Diane Jarvie, School Support Manager, 01848 332120

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