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School Administrative Officer - Sandiway Primary School

We are seeking a reliable and organised person with a caring nature and good communication skills to provide excellent administrative support at Sandiway Primary School. You will need to be flexible and have good levels of initiative in order to perform the many and varied duties.

Skills, experience and attributes:

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are paramount as the successful candidate will be dealing with suppliers, staff, children, parents and other stakeholders.

The successful candidate would ideally have experience of working within a school and have knowledge and experience of Arbor and Payment Systems used by parents.

Good ICT skills are essential for this role, including the use of Excel, Word and Outlook.

The candidate must be aware of Data Protection and confidentiality issues.

The main duties of this role include:

  • Act as first point of contact for parents and visitors attending the school, operating the secure access systems, vetting and controlling access to the school in accordance with trust safeguarding procedures, and answering the telephone.
  • To deal with enquiries and communications from and to staff, parents, children, and members of the public and where relevant refer such enquiries to the relevant staff member as appropriate e.g. attendance, student absences etc. This includes face-to-face, remotely, by email and letter.
  • To work closely with the Headteacher, leadership team, teachers and other support staff including catering and site management.
  • To undertake administrative and clerical work as required.
  • To organise the administrative aspects of school visits, including letters, payment procedures and booking of activities.
  • Input information and data into a range of electronic systems to support the operational running of the school
  • Order, monitor and manage stock, ensuring best value following the trust purchasing processes 

The successful candidate will be a flexible, proactive and enthusiastic individual who enjoys working in an environment which is not only varied but extremely busy. The role requires accuracy, reliability, integrity and an individual who is well organised, hard-working and can fulfil a wide range of administrative duties.

We can offer:

  • Competitive pay starting from Grade 5 SCP6 at £12.38 per hour
  • 4 hours per day, 37 hours over 39 weeks (term time plus inset days)
  • Start date Tuesday 15th April 2024
  • Actual Salary £20,615

We are totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. If successful, you will be expected to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Closing Date: 1st May 2024 at noon

Interview Date: 3rd May 2024

Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted & invited to attend for interview.

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