School Office Administrator

Priory Primary School
Please see advert
04 Sep 2020
20 Sep 2020
Job Ref
HVT 0101
Gina Doveston
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Hales Valley Multi Academy Trust is a primary academy trust, based in Dudley, West Midlands. We currently consist of five very different primary schools, ensuring that our Trust is a diverse and exciting place to work and learn.

We put our children at the heart of everything we do and are dedicated to providing them with an enriching curriculum, underpinned by our overall commitment to high standards across the board.

We value our staff and ensure that they are well supported and trained. We have a continual professional development guarantee that provides a clear career pathway of training and opportunities for all staff at all levels.

Our family of schools work closely together, ensuring that staff and children benefit from sharing the excellent practice that exists across the Trust. Our schools are well supported by the Local Governing Committees, the Board of Directors and the Trust Central team.

We believe that we are stronger together – all schools sharing capacity, resources and expertise. We believe that collaboration is fundamental to providing the best learning opportunities through a meaningful curriculum where children and adults acquire the knowledge, skills and positive attitudes to prepare and strengthen them for their role in society: today, tomorrow and in the future.We support and care for each other, especially when things go wrong; we are a family.

This role provides you with an opportunity to join our family to improve outcomes for children. If you are interested in finding out more, please do get in touch – we would be very happy to meet with you!

The Role

The Trust is looking to appoint an enthusiastic highly motivated individual to join our administration team at Priory Primary School.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have experience of working in a busy office dealing with multi different tasks
  • Have experience of dealing with a variety of people at different levels.
  • Have proven administrative experience.
  • Can demonstrate excellent Finance and IT skills.
  • Have accurate literacy skills.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to work as an effective team leader and member.
  • Show a commitment to professional standards and the Safeguarding agenda.

We can offer you:

  • Highly motivated staff
  • A leadership team whose focus is on improving outcomes for our children
  • Children who value learning and supportive parents
  • An ethos of valuing staff and their Professional Development
  • A stimulating learning environment which is conducive to learning

School Office Administrator (Vacancy reference HVT 0101)

You will work under the guidance of the Office Manager providing administration support to the school. You will be a skilled administrator preferably with front-line experience of working in a busy school environment.  You will need to have excellent communication skills, be flexible, be able to work effectively in a team and have excellent IT skills including a good knowledge of both Word and Excel.

You will be appointed on Grade 4, permanent contract working 20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Your core hours will be 12 noon until 4 pm Monday to Friday.

Your actual salary range will be £8,906 - £9,084 per annum.

Closing Date: 20th September 2020 Midnight

Shortlisting: 21st September 2020

Interviews: 28th September 2020

For further information, please contact Gina Doveston on 01384 816845. In order to apply please complete the attached application form.

Please return your completed application form to

Additional Information:

It is a requirement that all our staff have an enhanced DBS check as Hales Valley Trust is committed to the welfare and safeguarding of all pupils and staff.  All appointments are subject to detailed and satisfactory references and health check being received.

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