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Senior Administrator - Albert Pritchard Infant and Wood Green Junior Federated Schools

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Crew Road, Wednesbury. WS10 9QG and Hobs Road, Wednesbury. WS10 9BW
Band C, SCP 5 to 8, £23,500 to £24,702 pro rata, £20,969 to £22,041 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

Job Details

The Executive Head Teacher and Governors of Albert Pritchard Infant and Wood Green Juniors Federated Schools are seeking to appoint a Senior Administrator to start September 2024.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who is passionate about providing excellent customer service in our busy school office environment. You must be a real team player and have a strong desire to provide an efficient service, be tactful and confidential in all matters. As one of the first point of contacts, either by phone or in person, you will be expected to greet visitors and parents, making them feel comfortable and welcome when visiting our school.

Experience in an office environment is essential and you must be able to demonstrate your IT skills and have an excellent telephone manner. You will need to have good written and computing skills and be able to work confidently with all Microsoft and Google programs as well as being adaptable to other new software. You will also need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines. We need someone who’s organised and efficient to ensure the day to day workload is managed effectively and able to multi task. You will need to be flexible and creative, with the ability to transfer your skills from one area of expertise to another. Above all, you will become part of a busy, fast paced, dedicated and supportive team.

If you think you are what we are looking for please apply.

References maybe taken up by the school prior to interview.

Previous experience within a school environment is essential

Albert Pritchard Infant and Wood Green Juniors Federated Schools are committed to the welfare and safeguarding of all our children and has child protection policy and procedures in place.  A full DBS clearance will be required for this post.   Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE

Required from September 2024 after safeguarding clearances obtained.

Please e-mail for an application form and supporting documents. Application forms are returnable to the school office also.

Closing date Friday 12th July 2024 at 2.00 p.m.

Interviews: Interviews will take place week commencing  Monday 15th July 2024


37 hours per week, term time plus training days


Band C, SCP 5 to 8, £23,500 to £24,702 pro rata, £20,969 to £22,041 per annum


Crew Road, Wednesbury. WS10 9QG and Hobs Road, Wednesbury. WS10 9BW

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Closing Date    

Friday 12th July 2024 at 2.00 p.m.





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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
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West Midlands
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