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Administrative Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/02/2018 12:00
Grade 5, £18,070 - £20,661 pro rata
Hours per week:
17.5 hours
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Laurel Avenue Community Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Feb

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required for 18 April 2018
Term time only

Laurel Avenue Community Primary School is a successful and welcoming school. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic and experienced Administrative Officer to join our happy school.

We are a small Primary School with 111 children on roll aged 3-11.

The post is part time, job share (17.5 hours per week: Wednesday afternoon, all day Thursday and all day Friday), term-time only.

Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, using a range of media. Attention to detail is paramount within the role therefore applicants are encouraged to specifically emphasise these skills on their application.

The main duties of the post are:
• Manage the day to day operation of the school office in collaboration with the administrative officer who you will job share this role with
• Provide clerical and administrative support to all staff and pupils as required
• Manage, maintain and process data and information in accordance with schools systems and processes complying with school, local and national government policy
• Create and maintain a friendly, warm, welcoming reception for all school stakeholders entering the school building
• Carry out a range of admin and clerical tasks
• Manage school finances by processing orders and invoices, administer school fund and petty cash systems
• Working to strict deadlines, being able to prioritise own workload; including often changing/postponing tasks to meet the needs of the school

The successful candidate will:
• Have excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
• Have knowledge of technology and IT systems, preferably including FMS, SIMs, Juniper etc
• Have excellent interpersonal skills, working as an effective member of the whole school team and relating well to children and adults
• Have excellent organisation skills.
• Work in close partnership with the Headteacher and Governing Body
• Be committed to the whole life of the school.
• Manage a range of day to day duties with initiative, accuracy, flexibility and adaptability

Our school can offer:
• Friendly, enthusiastic children
• A dedicated, supportive and welcoming staff team
• Opportunities for professional development

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Essential Qualifications:
NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration or relevant equivalent qualification such as CSBM.
Use of Word Processing, and other Office Programmes
Knowledge of school information management systems desirable.

Application forms can be downloaded from this advert and should be returned to the school.

Closing date: Friday 16th February 12.00 noon
Interview date: Friday 23rd February
Shortlisting: Monday 19th February

Laurel Avenue Community Primary School
The Woodlands

Telephone: 0191 3868416
Email: laurelavenue@durhamlearning.net
Website: https://laurelprimaryschool.fluencycms.co.uk/

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