City of Birmingham School
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone Number: 0121 303 0272
Job Start Date: 31 October 2022
The City of Birmingham School is Birmingham City Council’s Pupil Referral Unit. The School has 7 specialised teaching centres across the city offering personalised educational programme.
We have exciting opportunities to add to our administrative team!
The work completed by the administrative team here at COBS is fundamental to ensuring pupils have a positive experience and achieve and make progress that reflect their effort and abilities.
The main purpose of these positions is to ensure the effective administration of centres providing secretarial, administrative and financial support to the Head of Centre and other senior staff. The skill and experience required for this position are (not an exhaustive list)
• good to high level administrative experience and excellent organisational skills
• good standard of communication skills especially telephone and reception skills
• previous administrative experience in a school environment is desirable, but not essential
• initiative and self-motivation
• good interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing with outside agencies, parent/carers and members of the public with tact and diplomacy
• you will have a high attention to detail and be able to remain calm under pressure, often working to tight deadlines
Candidates must have excellent literacy and numeracy skills, be skilled in the use of ICT, in particular Word, Excel.
Successful candidates must have the ability to work without supervision and as part of a team.
This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.
Closing Date: 9 September 2022, 12 midday
Information about the school and application pack is available on our website
Application packs are available from: CSURecruitment@birmingham.gov.uk quoting ref: ES2286 or can be downloaded here
Completed applications should be returned to: CSURecruitment@birmingham.gov.uk
School will be closed from Thursday 21 July and will reopen on Monday 5 September.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.
BCC is a Living Wage employer
Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.