School Administrator/Attendance, Sacred Heart Primary

Sacred Heart Primary, Sedgley Road East Tipton DY4 8UH
Grade C, SCP 5-8 (£19,312 -£20,493 pa) Actual Salary £16,786 - £18,049 pa
17 Jun 2021
25 Jun 2021
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School Office
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We are looking for a motivated Office Assistant to join our friendly, committed office team at Sacred Heart Primary School.  You will run our busy school reception desk and play a 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
  • SIMS, Parent Pay and FMS experience is essential
  • Working alongside the Education Welfare Officer
  • 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.

Key Requirements

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. 

The school has an excellent reputation within the local community and is a productive place to work in terms of students and staff members. The school is easily accessible by public transport and has onsite parking for staff and offsite parking for parents.

Sacred Heart Primary School always welcomes visitors, however because of COVID-19 we recommend you view our school website. Please contact Mrs Everill the Deputy Headteacher for further information  Email – or call - 0121 557 1511.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post requires a Children’s Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

If you have provided an email address, correspondence will be sent via e-mail. 

If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email within 28 working days of the closing date. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox incase any correspondence has been delivered there.

Hours:  37 hours per week, Term Time only

Grade: Grade C, SCP 5-8 (£19,312 -£20,493 pa) Actual Salary £16,786 - £18,049 pa 

Closing date for this vacancy is Friday 25th June 2021

Successful applicants will be contacted week commencing 28th June 2021 to arrange an interview.

Social distancing measures will need to be followed.

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