School administrator and Receptionist

Engaines Primary School, Clacton

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Job Ref No. ECC5274-48S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band 2 point 14-16
Position Start Date: 25/02/2019 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 18/01/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: 22nd & 23rd January  

Job Description

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Job Title: School Administrator and Receptionist

The Administrator's duties and responsibilities will include:


· Ensuring the provision of a pleasant reception as first point of contact for parents and visitors to the school.

· Deal with queries and provide information and advice about the school and school activities for parents, pupils and visitors both in person and by telephone.


· Maintain & update manual and computerised records/management information systems (SIMS)

· Provide routine clerical support e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, complete routine forms

· Contribute to the planning, development and organisation of meetings and timetabling events

· Analyse and evaluate data and produce reports data as required (SIMS)

· Undertake high levels of typing and word-processing

· Provide administrative and organisational support to head teacher.

· Provide First Aid to the children

· Book training courses and transport as directed by the Senior Leadership Team

· Manage administration of facilities including use of school premises.

· Be aware of and support difference and ensure equal opportunities

· Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school

· Establish constructive relationships and communicate with other agencies/professionals

· Sort and distribute mail

· To keep the school office and reception area as an orderly, pleasant and efficient working environment

Required Skills

· Previous SIMS experience including Admissions - Essential

· Previous school based office experience

· Proficient in using IT systems, including Microsoft Windows and Office packages

· GCSE qualification, Grade A-C (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics.

· A willingness to participate in and a commitment to training and professional development

· First Aid Certificate

Personal Specification:

· Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

· Good interpersonal skills

· Confident user of ICT

· Integrity

· Flexibility and ability to adapt

· Proactive rather than reactive and willing to seek advice and support where necessary

· Good planning and organisational skills

· Ability to prioritise workload and meet exacting deadlines

· Demonstrate discretion and sensitivity when dealing with issues concerning staff, stakeholders and the wider community

· Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative

Visits to the school are welcomed before applying for this post. Please call for an appointment.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs C. Hyde
St Osyth Road East
Little Clacton, Clacton
Essex, CO16 9PH
Telephone: 01255 860210

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