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School Office Administrator

Cardinal Newman Catholic Primary School
Hersham, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time
Pay within the range £18,798-£20,235
Start Date
1st September 2024
22nd April 2024 11:59 PM
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Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1412327

School Office Administrator - Required from September 2024 to join our friendly office team. Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 4.00pm – term time only. Pay within the range £18,798-£20,235 depending on experience (FTE £22,475 - £24,193) 6% pay award under review, wraparound care available for children of staff

We are a friendly and successful 2-form entry primary school within the Xavier Catholic Education Trust.  This role is suitable for someone with a strong administrative background who thrives in a busy, fast-paced environment and can work to a high standard where conflicting work priorities and demands of school life can change quickly. Previous experience of school office work is highly desirable, but training will be given.  

Informal visits to our lovely school are warmly welcomed - Please call the school office to arrange.

The main duties of the role include :

  • Using the school database (Arbor) to collect, maintain and analyse data
  • Recording pupil attendance and creating reports for Senior Leadership
  • Administration of school dinners, liaising with Surrey Commercial Services
  • Assisting the Headteacher and Admissions Officer with school admissions
  • Front-of-house - dealing with emails, telephone calls and face-to-face enquiries from all stakeholders
  • Pupil welfare role – administering first aid, pupil illness/injuries, liaising with parents

(See job description for full details)

We are looking for someone who :

  • Learns quickly, uses initiative to work accurately and stay calm in a busy front of house environment
  • Is well-organised, with good time-management skills, able to prioritise and multi-task
  • Has high standards of written and spoken English, is numerate with good IT skills and attention to detail
  • Is able to maintain confidentiality inside and outside the workplace
  • Enjoys working as part of a team and is flexible and responsive to change
  • Is well-presented, has excellent interpersonal/communication skills, and a good sense of humour
  • Is suitable to work in Education Trust - Enhanced DBS clearance (essential)

To apply for this job click here or go to the vacancies page of our school website and follow the link.  Closing date for applications is 22nd April. Interviews will take place on 30th April 2024

Please note that applications will be considered as they are received and you are advised to submit your application early, as some interviews may take place, and an appointment may be made, before the closing date for this position.


Safeguarding Statement:

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Cardinal Newman Catholic Primary School

Cardinal Newman Catholic Primary School

Part of Xavier Catholic Education Trust

Xavier Catholic Education Trust