Administrative Assistant

Wollescote Primary School, DY9 8YA
£16,596.85 - £16,929.44
11 Jan 2022
24 Jan 2022
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Wollescote is a larger than average primary school which serves a diverse community. Our work is characterised by our fundamental commitment to inclusion. Of our 421 pupils currently on roll, a large proportion of pupils (72%) come from Pakistani backgrounds. Approximately 20% of our pupils qualify for Pupil Premium.

The school is supported by a very able governing body, with Ofsted, school improvement, finance and management backgrounds and is a consistently good school. Our core values of Be Proud, Be Positive and Be Polite encapsulates our ethos of ensuring that children reach their potential in a supportive and nurturing environment.

The Governors and Head Teacher of Wollescote Primary School wish to appoint a Level 3 qualified administrator to work in our very busy school office, preferably with experience of working in a busy school. This appointment is term time only.

We are looking for an administrator to join our very happy school office team.  The successful applicant will ideally:

  • Have experience of processing financial transactions including invoicing and maintaining financial accounts
  • Be able to track and monitor attendance and support the attendance officer in supervising our rigorous approach to following up unexplained absences (this may include home visits)
  • Be committed to our school values of Be Proud, Be Positive and Be Polite and be willing to show a dedicated approach to our school community
  • Be skilled in de-escalation and building positive relationships within our school community
  • Thrive working in a very busy school office
  • Pay attention to detail and work with accuracy
  • Be able to manage their time efficiently, prioritise and multi task
  • Enjoy working as part of a large staff team
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Have a calm professional manner, whilst working under pressure
  • Enjoy developing professional relationships with parents, staff, professionals and pupils

You will be contracted to work 37 hours per week, term time only, between the hours of 8.00am and 4.00pm.

For more information please contact Miss Lisa Wooldridge, School Business Manager, on 01384 818500.

The successful candidate will be appointed subject to the usual statutory references, health and disclosure & barring (DBS) checks as the school is committed to the safeguarding and protection of our pupils. Wollescote Primary School adheres to Dudley MBC’s flexible working policy.

Closing date: 24/01/2022

Interviews: 27/01/2022

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