Senior Administrator – Pentland Primary School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Term-time only (Permanent)
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
01/10/2021 12:00
Grade H - £19,851 - £21,065.
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
1 Oct
Further Information

Disclosure: We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

1Excellence Multi Academy Trust is a multi-academy trust of 2 schools but with plans to grow to 4 primary schools during 2021. The Trust was set up in July 2017 and is a mixed MAT. The vision and rationale behind the wider partnership is based on shared values and aspirations, a strong sense of community identity and values of inclusion and aspiration for all.

We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified and highly motivated professional to the post of Senior Administrator. The position will initially be based at Pentland Primary School; however you may be required to work across the Trust.

The successful candidate will be an experienced administrator who is proactive and highly organised in their work. For this post excellent inter-personal skills are essential with the ability to work under pressure and manage time effectively including supporting others within the team. The ideal candidate will be expected to organise and supervise the administrative systems within the school and contribute to the planning, development and monitoring of support services.

The successful candidate will:
- Be expected to demonstrate flexibility
- Be creative and able to problem solve
- Be able to plan for and implement new initiative
- Have proven skills at managing systems
- Be experienced in school administration and resource management
- Have the ability to manage their time effectively, use initiative and be professional with a flexible attitude

We would like to hear from those candidates who feel that they can demonstrate the characteristics and skills we are looking for and hold the relevant qualifications to meet the demands of this post.

This post is Term Time only, plus 5 days

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Katherine Frazer, Head of Finance and Operations on (01642) 559609.

Application packs should be requested from and returned to the school at Natasha.white@1exmat.org.uk by noon on Friday 1st October 2021.

Deadline for applications – Noon, Friday 1st October 2021
Shortlisting – Friday 1st October 2021