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Administrative Assistant - The Federation of Abbey Infant and Junior School

Employer
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Maurice Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 5LR Barclay Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 5LT
Salary
Band B, SCP 3 to 4, £22,737 to £23,114 pro rata, £10,966 to £11,148 per annum
Closing date
17 Jun 2024
Reference
SANDED000006910

Job Details

Administrative Assistant

20 hours per week

Grade B - Scale Point 3 - 4

12.30pm to 4.30pm  Monday to Friday

Term Time Only – Plus 5 Inset Days

Permanent

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

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:  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 and record incidents accurately on Medical Tracker.

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 17th June 2024 at 12.00 noon

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.

Hours:

20 hours per week, Term Time Only – Plus 5 Inset Days

Grade:

Band B, SCP 3 to 4, £22,737 to £23,114 pro rata, £10,966 to £11,148 per annum, £11.79 to £11.98 per hour  plus a Living Wage supplement to £12.00 per hour, payable from 1 April 2024

Location:

The Federation of Abbey Infant and Junior School

Maurice Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 5LR

Barclay Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 5LT

Contract Type:

Permanent

Closing Date:

Monday 17th June 2024 at 12.00 noon

 

 

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Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
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  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

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0121 569 3300
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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 3BS
GB

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