Hours: 37 hours per week | Term Time + 3 weeks
Start Date: Autumn Term 2020
Salary: Grade 3-4, Points 5-10 depending on experience (actual salary £16,973-£19,545)
We are looking to appoint a skilled and experienced Administrator to work in our fast-paced office. You will work alongside a team of Administrators to provide excellent support to colleagues, students and parents to ensure the efficient running of the school. You will be responsible for completing a number of different administrative processes and should be able to prioritise work effectively and work on your own initiative.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and resilient with good attention to detail and the ability to work to a high standard. We are looking for a highly organised individual who has experience in completing administrative tasks and is able to remain calm under pressure. We are looking for a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to look for solutions and take responsibility for their area of work.
In this role you will work to complete the necessary administrative tasks to support the efficient running of the school including, but not limited to, termly student returns, website updates, preparing and distributing parents’ letters, maintaining accurate student records, trips, exams and exclusions. You will be responsible for providing a welcoming atmosphere for all visitors to the school as well as parents, staff and students. You will also be deal with incoming calls and queries to the school and have the ability to communicate effectively.
School experience is not necessary as full training is provided but would be an advantage.
Orchard Mead Academy is a culturally diverse comprehensive school with approximately 1200 students situated in the North East of Leicester and is part of The Mead Educational Trust (TMET). The Trust is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. It provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each Academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.
How to apply
If you are interested in this post, please complete the application form online.
Please see the documents listed below, which may assist you in making your application:
- Applicant pack
- Job description
- Application and Recruitment Process document
Closing date: Monday 6th July 2020, 9am
Interview date: Thursday 9th July 2020
Orchard Mead Academy is committed to:
- Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
- Equal opportunities and equal value for staff and students, and prevention of discrimination in its many forms.
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Orchard Mead Academy 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.