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Primary School Administrator

  • Location: Monmouthshire
  • Duration: Short and long term
  • Salary: £9.50 - £10 per hour
  • Start date: Summer Term
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions are seeking a hardworking and experienced school administrator, to work on a temporary supply basis in various primary schools in Monmouthshire. Due to the nature of supply work, all applicants must be flexible, reliable and willing to work in various schools in the area.

Experience using the School Information Management System (SIMS) is essential and all applicants must be confident running a busy primary school office. Experience working in Monmouthshire primary schools with a knowledge of ParentPay would also be beneficial.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Logging attendance and lateness using SIMS
  • Updating student records on SIMS
  • Creating and running SIMS reports
  • Greeting visitors and issuing name badges
  • Assisting senior staff with general admin duties

This is a great opportunity for an experienced primary school administrator to take on flexible work in local primary schools and be responsible for the overall running of the office.

Please note, all applicants must hold a Child-Only Enhanced DBS certificate registered with the Update Service, or be willing to pay for a new DBS.

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 working within an educational setting.

What New Directions Education offers:

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

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Cardiff branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0133 or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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