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Attendance and Admissions Administrator

Sir Robert Woodard Academy
Full Time, Term Time
£22,159 pa
17th November 2022
Start Date
1st December 2022
28th November 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
1st December 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered: Yes
  • Job ID: 1288709

                                                                         ATTENDANCE AND ADMISSIONS ADMINISTRATOR

                                                                                   Permanent /Term Time + all inset days

                                                       37 hours per week, Monday to Friday; 8am-4pm (3.30pm finish on Fridays)

                                                                                     (including a daily 30 min unpaid break)

                                                                                       Actual Starting Salary: £22,159p.a.

The School

The Sir Robert Woodard Academy, part of the Woodard family of schools, is a thriving 11–18 Academy serving primarily the students of Lancing, Sompting and West Shoreham, though we welcome students from all surrounding areas. We are committed to ensuring that every student is known and nurtured and is provided with teaching and learning experiences that allow them to fulfil their potential.

Quotes from full Ofsted inspection report October 2021: Rating of “Good” in all areas:

"The school is a calm and orderly place for pupils to learn….Pupils treat each other with respect … low-level disruption is rare."

"Pupils, parents and carers feel proud of their school…one parent told us ‘we are really impressed with the school, the ethos and the staff’.”

The Position

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly efficient, professional and enthusiastic student Attendance and Admissions Administrator to join the Academy from December 2022. This is a crucial role requiring high-level administration skills, accuracy and attention to detail.

Key tasks in this role include data inputting, liaising with staff to ensure maintenance of accurate class registers, preparing standard letters and producing reports on attendance as required, attending meetings if required and acting as a first point of contact for parents/carers with attendance and/or admissions queries. Please review the job description for further details on the role responsibilities.

                          Role: Permanent and Full time during term times and all inset days

                          Hours: 37 per week, Monday to Friday, 8am-4pm (3.30 finish on Fridays)

                          Salary: Actual starting salary £22,159p.a.


                                        modern and spacious working environment

                                        free use of the Academy’s fitness suite

                                        free employee wellness programme and onsite wellbeing support

                                        generous employer contribution pension scheme of 21.5%;

                                        free on-site parking and easy access to local public transport

                                        cycle to work scheme

The Person

At SRWA, our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with wellbeing support, coaching, mentoring and a wide range of top-quality training and CPD programmes delivered at every level up to senior leadership.

A Staff Well-being survey in June 2022 revealed our staff consider these areas ‘outstanding’:

Staff morale and job satisfaction

Opportunity for staff to offer ideas and for staff professional development

Appreciation of staff achievement/contribution

The successful candidate will:-

● have recent experience in a similar administrative role, preferably in a school environment

● have advanced MS Office skills

● display excellent communication skills, with the ability to field all enquiries with speed, tact and efficiency, using initiative where appropriate

● be able to multi-task and to re-prioritise workload at short notice

● possess excellent organisation skills

● be sensitive, caring and determined to make a difference

● be comfortable working independently;

● have an excellent understanding of the need for confidentiality and GDPR.

Our commitment to Safeguarding and Equal Opportunities

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share in this commitment. All posts are subject to vetting checks, including an enhanced DBS therefore individuals on the children’s barred list should not apply.  Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal record self-declaration form and to give consent for an online search to be carried out against their name. There is a six month probation period for all post-holders. The Academy is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

CVs are not accepted. If you are interested, please apply online as early as possible; we reserve the right to close the advert and interview at any time. 


Safeguarding Statement:

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts will be subject to satisfactory references and successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.
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