Attendance and Admissions Administrator

Winter Gardens Academy, Canvey Island

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Job Ref No. ECC3838-92S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 4, Point 7-8
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 1st July 2024  

Job Description

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School: Winter Gardens Academy

Position: Attendance and Admissions Administrator

Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 31 hours per week

Working Weeks: 39

Scale: 4 Point 7-8 (Depending on experience)

Salary: £17,450.00 to £17,743.06 (Depending on experience)

Application Closes: 26h June 2024 - midday

Interview Date: 1st July 2024

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Winter Gardens Academy is a welcoming school where all pupils are valued and nurtured. As one of five primary schools in our Multi Academy Trust (South Essex Academy Trust), we firmly believe in collaboration at all levels which has enabled us to create a highly effective team of staff and instil the value of 'working together' in our children.

As an Attendance and Admissions Administrator, you will play a key role in ensuring the smooth and efficient administration of our attendance and admissions including providing clerical and welfare support to the Academy. Your responsibilities will encompass various administrative tasks, communication with staff, parents and external organisations whilst maintaining a safe environment for all.
You will be required to work 31 hours per week; Monday 8am - 1:30pm, Tuesday - Thursday 8am - 3:15pm, Friday 8:15am - 1:30pm. Term time plus 1 week.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

· Proven experience in office administration, preferably in an educational setting.

· Experience of School Admissions or School attendance is desirable.

· Strong organisational and multitasking abilities.

· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

· Knowledge of first aid procedures and willingness to maintain or gain certifications.

· Proficiency in relevant software applications for finance and office management (E.g. ParentMail, Excel, Provider Portal, Arbor)

· Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and engage positively with families.

· The ability to overcome communication barriers and build rapport with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

· An understanding of the importance of social and emotional well-being and a commitment to nurturing a supportive and inclusive learning environment.

· Effective organisational and interpersonal skills,enabling you to manage tasks efficiently and collaborate effectively with colleagues.

· The ability to work independently and take initiative,taking pride in your work and consistently seeking opportunities to contribute to the team's success.

· The ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain composure in challenging situations.

What we can offer you:

· Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

· A forward thinking, proactive Trust that is dedicated to the success of its pupils and staff.

· Access to ongoing training empowering you to grow and excel in your role.

· An additional week's holiday in October resulting in a 2-week break during this term.

· A comprehensive Employee Assistance programme available to all employees, providing you with the support you need whenever you need it.

Take the Next Step:

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the office team directly at 01268 699305, to schedule an appointment. We hope to meet you.

We encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to close this job opportunity early.

Winter Gardens Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references.

As part of the South Essex Academy Trust we are an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply:

If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the 'apply for this vacancy' button to complete our application form. Once completed please send to along with your Recruitment Monitoring Information form.

Job Description and Person Specification is also included in the attachments.

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Information about the School

We are a friendly, happy and caring school and are looking for a candidate who will contribute to our very effective learning environment.

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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Contact Information

Sam Turner
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close
Hadleigh, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702 559467

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