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School Administrator, Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Duration: Long term placement
  • Salary: £10.50 - £11.50 per hour
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • 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, to work on a temporary supply basis in primary and secondary schools in Cardiff.

The nature of supply work will involve working in different schools in the area, covering long and short term internal staff absences such as sickness and maternity. Applicants must be available to work full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:30am – 4pm, term-time only.

The successful candidate will be organised, adaptable and professional, with excellent written and verbal communication. Our clients are seeking applicants with previous experience working in a school office, with an excellent knowledge of the School Information Management System (SIMS). Experience managing school finances is also highly desirable.

School Administrators are required to work independently, overseeing the day-to-day running of the busy school office and reception area, therefore all applicants must be confident in the role.

*As an industry leading education agency, we have regular work available in this area, however, please be advised that this advertisement is not for a specific role and work availability is based on school requirements.

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 roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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