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Grange Primary School - Administrative Officer

Closing Date: 10/12/21 (noon). Shortlisting: 10/12/21. Interviews: 16/12/21 Grade 6: (SCP 11-17) £21,748 - £24,491 (pro rata), Salary subject to term time only adjustment if appointment date is after the start of the academic year. 39 weeks - 30 hours per week. Start date: As soon as possible.

The Headteacher and Governing Body of Grange Primary School wish to appoint an Administrative & Organisation Secretary to provide, administrative, clerical & secretarial support in this happy, caring and successful school.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has proven ability and expertise, and can demonstrate the highest standards.  The successful candidate will be a creative thinker who embraces change and believes in teamwork and collaboration. 
The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate experience as a school secretary and be able to carry out duties and responsibilities as set out in the job description. You will work closely with the Headteacher, senior management team, staff, children and governors. The ability to create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere to the school is essential.
In addition to usual administrative tasks, responsibilities will include, maintaining and updating databases and spreadsheets, purchasing, processing invoices, dealing with complex reception/visitor matters, liaising with parents in a confident and friendly manner. The role will also involve acting as clerk to Governors. 
We are looking for someone who: 

  • Has excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Is committed to building positive relationships with pupils, parents and staff. 
  • Is able to work constructively and flexibly as part of a team. 
  • Have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, suitable for working in a busy school office. 
  • Have a confident and approachable attitude, as well as the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Has good literacy/numeracy skills and excellent IT skills including Microsoft packages
  • Experience of using SIMS and FMS would advantageous, but not essential, as training will be provided.
  • Will be willing to contribute to the broader life of the school community. and 
  • Be innovative and flexible in their approach.

We can offer you: 

  • An excellent opportunity and scope to develop your own skills and to make a contribution to whole school improvement
  • The chance to work as part of a dedicated, friendly and highly supportive team

Please submit a letter of application and a completed application form to the Headteacher, Mrs Kathryn Hurley:
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  
An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

Application form - school-based support staff [134KB]
Grange Primary School - Administrative Officer job description [441KB]