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Administrator Required, St Helens

  • Location: St Helens
  • Duration: Ad hoc
  • Salary: £Competitive per hour
  • Start date: 29/09/2021
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions Education are looking to appoint an experienced School Administrator on a short term basis for a St Helen’s based Primary School.

All applicants must be available to work Monday-Friday, between the hours of  8:00am – 4.00pm, term-time only.

Our clients are seeking organised, professional and adaptable individuals, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Previous experience working in a school office is desirable and all applicants must be able to demonstrate an excellent knowledge of the School Information Management System (SIMS). 

Primary school administrators are required to work independently, overseeing the day to day running of the busy school office, therefore all applicants must be confident in the role.

This is an excellent opportunity for a reliable and experienced school administrator to join us, to provide support to a local primary school and work as an integral part of the school support team.

Job Specification

We recruit a wide variety of School Office Staff roles, including school secretaries, receptionists, administrators, and school clerks.

Duties are varied and may include the following:

  • Receptionist duties such as answering the phone and welcoming visitors
  • Administrative duties such as typing letters, sorting post, managing emails
  • Dealing with school meals administration, ordering stationery, paying invoices, handling monies, printing and photocopying and managing schools systems like SIMS

School Office Staff must be well organised as well as having excellent verbal and written communication skills. They must also be able to work well under pressure and be able to prioritise tasks.

Candidates will ideally have previous experience working within a school office. Working knowledge of SIMS system is advantageous.

Schools will expect all school support staff to have a good standard of education, some previous office work experience and ideally previous experience working within an educational setting.

What New Directions Education Ltd offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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