School Administrator - Term time only!

  • Job Reference: 21/12
  • Date Posted: 21 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £21,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pro rata
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advancing People have a role working 8am-4pm, weekdays and in term time only. This is a role working for a Bedfordshire school and is either temp-perm or straight permanent for the right candidate!

The main job duties would be as follows:

  • Undertake reception duties and deal with general enquiries from visitors, parents etc. To act as first point of contact with parents on a range of matters as required by the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team or teaching staff.
  • Oversee the Office email address and ensure emails are promptly dealt with and forwarded on to the relevant person.
  • Deal with class registers on a daily basis, extracting and collating data on pupil absences and following up absences as required either by telephone or letter, in accordance with the school absence policy.
  • Produce and monitor pupil attendance and absence data.
  • Undertake administrative duties in respect of pupil attendance and liaise with the Education Welfare Officer.
  • Provide administration support as directed by the Headteacher, School Business Manager and Assistant Headteachers.
  • Regularly check the school messaging services (eg Class Dojo, absence reporting) to ensure parent contact is dealt with effectively and efficiently.
  • Co-ordinate and post on the school social media accounts.
  • Provide general clerical support eg photocopying, filing, emailing, completing routine forms and responding to routine correspondence for all class teachers.
  • Sorting and distributing internal and external mail.
  • Produce lists/information/data as required, eg pupil data.

You will need to have strong IT skills and be able to work using your own initiative and within a team. The school office can be busy, so ability to work under pressure would be an advantage.

If you are available to start work in January and you feel you have the right skills for this role, please forward your cv!

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