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School Business Support Administrator

Barrow 1618 C of E Free School
Barrow, Broseley
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

Opportunity for a School Business Support Administrator

Hourly Rate: £13.29 per hour @ 18 hours per week over 3 days, term time plus 1 week, fixed until August 31st 2025 in the first instance.
Start Date: September 2024 or sooner, depending on availability

Barrow 1618 CofE Primary Free School

Barrow 1618 Church of England Primary Free School is a thriving learning community, serving wonderful pupils and their families. As a small rural primary school it is particularly focused on the benefits of outdoor learning, and encourages freedom of spirit and independence of mind. We foster an inclusive, caring partnership between parents, staff, children, the Church and the community – our Barrow Family. We seek to provide children with experiential learning that they’ll remember for a lifetime.
The Governors and Headteacher are seeking to appoint a dedicated and committed Business Support Administrator. Must be flexible and reliable with an eye for detail.
We are happy to consider:

• Experienced school administrators that already have a good understanding of how schools operate, as well as
• Career focused individuals who want to learn how the business of school works and would be encouraged to complete a school business management qualification alongside their work

This post is fixed term in the first instance until 31.8.2025. This post will be part time, term time (18 hours per week 9am – 12pm Wednesday, 8.30am-4.30pm Thursday and Friday) plus 1 week.

Barrow 1618 CofE Free School needs a Business Support Administrator who:
• Have at least an appropriate Level 3 NVQ Business Support qualification or equivalent.
• Have Financial /Administrative experience gained within a school or educational setting
• Is responsible for day to day purchasing, processing and payment of invoices
• Can use ICT effectively, with oversight of the school MIS, Parentpay and operational systems
• Administration support of new and in-year school admissions transfers, liaising with respective parents and schools. Ensuring all required paperwork is completed and entered accordingly onto the school MIS and providing reports as required.
• Support with the preparation of audit deliverables
• Work effectively as part of a team. Be energetic, positive, committed and determined to support the success of the school.
For further information about the school, please view our website
Barrow 1618 CofE Free School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
all children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
Barrow 1618 CofE Free School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.
We can offer you:
• further training and development to enable the effective fulfilment of your role in school
• engaged and supportive staff, parents and governors
• an opportunity to be part of our unique Barrow Family team
• happy and well-behaved children
• a beautiful, peaceful and extensive award-winning rural working environment.

Applicants have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity or religion.
Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, please contact Angela Pitchford, School Business Manager, to arrange a suitable date and time on 01952 388640 or email
Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks.

To apply please complete the application form on the ‘Vacancies’ page of the school website and email to

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Thursday 4th July
Interviews will take place on Thursday 11th July
Please note, it will not be possible to offer individual feedback on unsuccessful applications.
Applications only on prescribed form accepted.

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