Administration Assistant - The Federation of Abbey Infant and Junior School

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Maurice Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 5LR Barclay Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 5LT
Band B, SCP 3 to 4, £22,737 to £23,114 pro rata, £20,288 to £20,624 per annum
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

Job Details

Administrative Assistant

37 hours per week
Grade B - Scale Point 3 - 4

Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday
8.30am – 4.30pm Friday
Term Time plus training days


The Governors of The Federation of Abbey Infant and Junior School wish to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Administration Assistant to assist with administrative support within the school offices.

The successful applicant will work in a very busy office and have the ability to work under pressure and be flexible at all times. They will be required to carry out duties including: the administration and maintenance of the Breakfast and After School Club to include the monitoring and processing of fees and vouchers. Accurate recording of income, creating reports and statistics. Input and upkeep of pupil records and creating daily registers.

The administration for Off-Site, After School Activities, Extra Curricular Activities, Music Tuition, booking events, services and transport.

Receiving goods, checking delivery notes, processing orders on FMS (Schools Financial Management System).

Data input within SIMS, ParentPay, Tali (Fund Manager) and FMS. Reception, telephone and general administrative duties will also be required, which will include liaison and electronic communication with pupils, parents, staff and visitors.

The appointee will be expected to train in other administrative tasks as required in order to provide cover in the case of absence. In addition, the post holder will be trained as an appointed First Aider.

Application Form, Job Description and Personnel Specification can be downloaded from Sandwell Local Authority website or WM Jobs. All completed application forms must be returned by email, post or delivered directly to either of the school offices. Interested applicants can contact either school on 0121 429 2700 or 0121 429 1689.

Closing Date: Monday 4th December 2023 at 12.00 noon

Short listing date: Monday 4th December 2023

Interviews: Thursday 7th December 2023

If you do not hear from us by Monday 4th December 2023 unfortunately you have not been successful in your application.

The Federation of Abbey Infant and Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references are therefore required for this role. 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. Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE.


37 hours per week, Monday to Friday: 8.00am to 4.30pm Monday to Thursday
8.30am – 4.30pm Friday - Term Time plus training days


Band B, SCP 3 to 4, £22,737 to £23,114 pro rata, £20,288 to £20,624 per annum


The Federation of Abbey Infant and Junior School - Maurice Road, Smethwick B67 5LR, Barclay Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 5LT

Closing Date:

Monday 4th December 2023 at 12.00 noon

Supporting documents
Job Description and Personnel Specification
Application Form


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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
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United Kingdom

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