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School Administrator - Woodlands Primary School

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Ironbridge Road, Madeley, Telford
Salary
£20,799 - £22,253
Closing date
20 Jun 2024
Reference
TW/TP/180/677

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School Adminstrator

NJC Scale 4 £20,799 to £22,253, dependent on service

37.00 hours per week, term time only + 1 week for PD Days

8.15am – 4.30pm, Temporary in the first instance to fill a vacancy

 

Woodlands Primary School & Nursery are seeking to appoint an Administrator who is energetic, positive, resilient, efficient and a motivated individual. Experience of working in a school office is desirable but an understanding of Agresso would be beneficial or finance systems, as a substantial proportion of the work will involve finance. Experience of using Bromcom, or a school management information system, is also desirable. The successful candidate will be based in the school office; will be the first point of contact and must be able to promote the values of the school and deal with all stakeholders in a positive, friendly, courteous, calm, and professional manner. We can offer you a supportive learning environment, working with experienced, caring staff and fantastic children!

Alongside general administrative duties, the post holder will assist the School Business Manager with the planning and development of administrative support services:

  • Leading on purchasing and getting best value for school resources, monitoring, ordering, receiving deliveries and dealing with any queries and returns. 
  • Lead on finance; processing of invoices and transactions on Agresso, following strict school financial procedures, raising invoices for any works conducted by the school and being the contact for school accounts.
  • Managing the transactions of the School Fund Account, monthly administration, and reconciliation of the accounts, including the preparation of annual accounts for auditors. 
  • Ensuring the proper collection, security, recording and banking of all monies and cheques, in accordance with the school financial procedures.
  • Leading on ParenPay, supporting, and resolving technical issues for users, and dealing with enquiries. Have responsibility for the management of daily breakfast club, after school provision, including clubs on this system. 
  • Trip administration and co-ordination of transport and bookings in liaising with the school Education Visits Co-ordinator providing summaries, costings, and statistical reports of trips, as and when required.
  • Have responsibility for the daily administration of dinners and liaison with the school kitchen, as well as managing any debt administration. 
  •   First Aid Lead maintaining first aid stock, medication checks and communicating any changes to the First Aid trained staff. 
  •   Support the administration of the school MIS systems and admissions processes.

The applicant will need to possess: 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, have a professional and welcoming demeanour.
  • An ability to work efficiently under pressure in a busy front-line office. 
  • The ability, and desire, to work as part of both the admin team and the wider school team.
  • Business Administration Level 3, or equivalent qualifications or experience in relevant 

  discipline. 

  • Excellent ICT skills, good verbal and written communication and organisational skills.

 We look forward to receiving your application, detailing how your experiences would be beneficial to the post advertised.

 For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

 All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS check.

 Woodlands Primary School & Nursery school have a duty of care to ensure that the school community is kept safe from harm. We are committed to providing a secure and supportive environment and know safeguarding is an essential part of our holistic approach to ensure that children are protected.

 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such all applicants who are appointed to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before the appointment is confirmed. This check will include details of cautions, reprimands, or warnings, as well as convictions and non-conviction information. Once provisionally appointed, the successful applicant(s) may also be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure at predetermined intervals during their employment whilst in this post.

 Sorry but CVs will not be accepted. 

 TO APPLY – 

For an Administrator Application Pack, you can download this from WM Jobs - https://www.wmjobs.co.uk/employer/1955/telford-and-wrekin-council 

 Alternatively, contact Vanessa Bradley on 01952 386072 or email: vanessa.bradley@taw.org.uk

 Completed forms are to be returned to Woodlands Primary School & Nursery or e-mailed to vanessa.bradley@taw.org.uk.

 CLOSING DATE:  Noon, Thursday 20th June 2024

 INTERVIEWS WILL TAKE PLACE: Tuesday 25th June 2024

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Job Description & Person Specification

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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy commitments and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email hrhelpdesk@telford.gov.uk

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