Cluster Nursery Administrator

GLF Schools
Epsom, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
Associate 3 - £11,265.68 - £13,005.88 (actual)
Start Date
2nd September 2024
15th July 2024 11:59 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1434413

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Administrator who has experience of or a keen interest in working in Education.

Your opportunity

We are looking to appoint a highly skilled and flexible part-time Administrator to work across some of our schools in the Epsom and Banstead area, managing their nursery administration and admissions.

Working in collaboration with the school based teams, we require the individual to deliver an efficient and effective administration service to our nursery teams and their school community.

The responsibilities include:

  • Administration duties across a range of activities including data management, funding claims and reporting
  • Allocation of nursery places, including the invoicing of Nursery fees for children that are not eligible for funding
  • Maintaining the nursery database
  • Acting as a first point of contact for nursery administration queries, ensuring high levels of confidentiality

The successful candidate will work 20 hours per week (over 3 or 4 days). In due course, we may be looking for this role to increase to 32 hours (this can be worked over 4 or 5 days). As a flexible employer, we are happy to discuss flexible working patterns at the interview.

What we are looking for

Our ideal applicant will have:

  • A good level of administration ability to include Excel, Word and Google Docs and excellent attention to detail to ensure compliance with regulation and Trust and Local Authority procedures are followed 
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate on all levels and build good working relationships with stakeholders
  • Flexible approach and the ability to work on their own initiative 

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 41 academies or in our central team.

  • A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 41 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Career pathways and talent management
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Salary: Associate 3 £22,982 - £26, 532 (FTE equivalent)

Pro-rata salary for the initial 20 hours: £11,265.68 - £13,005.88

Start Date: September 2024

Closing Date: Monday 15th July (12pm)

Shortlisting: Tuesday 16th July 2024

Interview Date: Monday 22nd July 2024 in person. Location to be advised.

Hours: Starting 3/4 days for 20 hours and possible increasing to 4/5 days for 32 hours, 40 weeks a year (term time plus 1)



Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.