DBS0090/23 - Administrative Assistant - Woodlawn School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/11/2023 09:00
£20,124 - £20,826
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Upper Site, Woodlawn School, Harrington Road, Marden Estate, North Shields, NE30 3RZ
Number of posts:
Closing date:
23 Nov
Further Information
The Governors of this exceptional Specialist School are looking to appoint an outstanding, efficient, and approachable Admin Assistant to work in our welcoming and nurturing Sixth Form provision. Our Sixth Form provision is based on Hartington Road, North Shields. We currently cater for 35 pupils on this site with physical, medical, sensory needs and/or moderate learning difficulties.

We offer a range of opportunities for our young people and this role will involve interacting and engaging with our pupils on a daily basis. Although part of the wider office/school team this post will be primarily managing the reception area independently on this site.

The successful candidate will:

undertake reception duties, answering routine telephone and face to face enquiries and signing in visitors.
liaising with parents and staff
assisting with arrangements for visits by school nurse, photographer etc
assist in arrangements for school trips, events etc. 

Individuals in this role may also:-

provide routine clerical support e g photocopying, filing, faxing,
e-mailing, complete routine forms.
maintain manual and computerized records/management information systems.
undertake typing, word-processing and other it based tasks.
sort and distribute mail and sort out going mail.
undertake routine administration e g registers/school meals.
ensure daily collection of registers.
collecting monies for school trips/uniforms etc under the guidance of senior admin
arrange orderly and secure storage of supplies. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  As such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks as appropriate.

Please return your completed application form to office@woodlawnschool.org.uk

If you wish to contact the school for further information or discuss the pose contact Gill Wilson on 0191 6432590

Shortlisting will take place on Friday 24th November with interviews taking place the following week.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.