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Primary School Administrator

  • Location: Swansea
  • Duration: Various
  • Salary: £9.50 - £10 per hour per hour
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
  • Posted:

Job Description

New Directions are seeking an experienced and flexible School Administrator, to work on a temporary supply basis in primary schools in the Swansea area.

Due to the nature of supply all applicants must be flexible and reliable and willing to work in different schools, covering internal absences such as sickness and maternity. The working hours will usually be 8:30 – 15:30, although this can depend on the specific school requirements.

We are seeking applicants who can demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of the School Information Management System (SIMS). Some previous experience using sQuid would also be beneficial.

Duties will include:

  • Being the first point of contact for parents, pupils and staff
  • Greeting visitors and issuing name badges
  • Answering the phone, taking messages and responding to school emails
  • Logging pupil attendance and lateness on SIMS and contacting parents
  • Collating school dinner money and school trip money
  • Processing school invoices and cheques
  • Updating student and staff records on SIMS
  • Creating and running SIMS reports

This is a brilliant opportunity for an experienced School Clerk to join us, for flexible work in various local primary schools.

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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