Office Manager

Office Manager

  • Support Staff
  • Victoria

Glenlyon Norfolk School (GNS) is an independent day school from JK-12 that is a caring and thriving community. As one of a few IB World Continuum schools in Canada offering three International Baccalaureate Programmes, GNS is proud of its unique ‘IB Advantage’: a 21st-Century education which educates the whole child and creates global thinkers. 


We are a dedicated and community-minded team at GNS with a big heart and a strong work ethic. We are looking for like-minded individuals who will share in our passion for preparing outstanding citizens of character who will contribute to the world through their leadership, a commitment to service and an understanding that we are all responsible for the future of our communities.  We are currently seeking great candidates for the following opportunity:

Office Manager

Permanent, full-time position

Start: immediate

Position Overview:

The Office Manager is responsible for overseeing the Senior School office which provides management oversight to student records and reception and works closely with the Middle School Executive Assistant to ensure alignment and effective front end office support for students, staff and parents. Providing administrative support to teachers and the Senior School Leadership team, this position will also play a critical role in managing the teacher-on-call process, coordinating teacher substitutes and on-call coverage for the PW campus.  Demonstrating initiative and pride in performance, this role contributes positively to a respectful and productive work environment, and facilitates strong professional relationships with all stakeholders. For a more detailed description of duties, please visit this link.

What You’ll Bring

You have a strong administrative background and are a self starter with an ability to learn quickly, all while handling sensitive information with discretion. You are highly organized and detail-oriented with a customer service approach that anticipates issues and operational needs. You are a proficient and helpful team player with a demonstrated ability to work with many stakeholders and multiple departments simultaneously.  Five years experience in a high volume administrative role along with management experience is desired; however, a combination of education and experience may be considered.

Our “Must-Haves”

You will be a caring and compassionate individual who actively lives the GNS values of Truth, Courage, Caring, Individuality and Community. You will demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and integrity, be driven to succeed, and always put relationships first. You will have a natural ability to connect with others, be tactful and diplomatic in your approach, and know how to get things done. Exceptional time management, strong organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple priorities and deadlines is essential to meet the high demands of this role.

Why work for GNS? 

We are a committed group of people that love what we do and believe firmly in living our values.  We work hard but we also believe in having fun while we’re at it! We offer a comprehensive total compensation package including immediate benefits plus a generous RRSP program & paid time off plan, tuition discount, free parking, fitness centre, wellness programs and much more. We invite you to join our truly exceptional community and to experience a rewarding career in independent education. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter indicating personal strengths and accomplishments by visiting this link: 

Interviews will commence immediately so applicants are encouraged to apply without delay.

It is the policy of Glenlyon Norfolk School to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. Additionally, we invite those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity and inclusion and who will assist us in expanding our capacity in this regard. To correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized. All qualified people are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.

Glenlyon Norfolk School will only use and retain personal information for the purpose for which it was collected. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.

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