Office Assistant (Attendance) Part Time
17.5 Hours per Week
Fixed Term Contract - 22nd July 2022
We are looking for a motivated Office Assistant to join our friendly, committed office team. You will run our busy school reception desk and play a key role in school administration. This post specifically entails key responsibility for attendance monitoring.
The role could involve all or some of the following:Answering the telephone and dealing with queries Maintaining databases, using SIMS, Parent Pay, Group Call email/text service. Monitoring of admin office emails. Recording pupil attendance and undertaking administrative duties relating to first day absence calls and sending relevant letters to parents. General pupil and parent letters as required. Maintaining the school diary General photocopying, filing, distribution of post, and admin tasks. Booking and overseeing the administrative tasks relating to school trips.
As the first point of contact for parents and visitors to the school, as well as pupils and staff, good communication skills and an approachable, professional manner are essential. A sense of humour is essential, as is the ability to work efficiently in a busy environment with many interruptions. You will need good Microsoft office skills and preferably experience in working in an office role using Parent Pay/SIMS.
Additional Information & How to Apply
Please forward completed application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org by 4pm on Friday 18th June 2021.
Closing date: 4pm on 18th June 2021
Interview date: Week beginning Monday 28th June 2021
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.