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Admin Assistant

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Hurst Green Primary School, B62 9NZ
£19,837.55 to £21,213.45
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Hurst Green Primary School is a happy, friendly two form entry school, with amazing children: committed and friendly staff: supportive parents and Governors. We are a popular and oversubscribed school in a residential area on the border of Dudley, Sandwell and Birmingham.

In January 2023 we retained a good rating from Ofsted.

The governors are looking to appoint an experienced, innovative, confident and hardworking level 4 Admin Assistant to work in the busy school office to support and work with the School Business Manager and the part time Administration Assistant.

Grade 5 points 7 to 11: £24,294.00 to £25,979.00 (Actual Salary £19,837.55 to £21,213.45)

The role will assist in securing the high standards of an efficiently run school office and day to day administration.

Duties will include general administration; reception duties; telephone and email responses; dealing with visitors and pupils; financial management; lead on pupil attendance and medical administration.

You will be working as part of the school office team as well as on your own initiative.

The successful candidate will need:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to prioritise workloads and multitask.
  • To be flexible and thrive in a busy environment.
  • Have a high standard of IT, literacy and numeracy skills, supported by qualifications/experience.
  • Substantial experience of working in a school reception/administration or similar environment.
  • Experience of Integris and CPOMs would be a great advantage.
  • The ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion is required.
  • The post holder will be expected to hold first aid training or be willing to attend training.

The post is to commence 8 January 2024.

The post is 35 hours per week 39 weeks per year (term time only). The hours are 8.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday with 30 minutes for lunch each day.

The closing date is Thursday 7 December at 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on Friday 15 December 2023

Informal visits are warmly invited and can be arranged by contacting Rachel Whitehouse, School Business Manager at the school on 01384 818210 or

Successful candidates will be interviewed by a panel including the Headteacher, School Business Manager and a Governor.

Hurst Green Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS Clearance, Qualification and ID Checks, medical questionnaire and two satisfactory references.

An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.

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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

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