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Job Title : School Administrator
Employer : St. Nicholas School
Location : Croydon, London, CR8 4DS
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship : Accounts or finance assistant - Advanced Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Business
Vacancy Reference : VAC-00637
Brief Description : We are a Special Primary School for pupils with moderate learning difficulties and/or autism. We are rated as a Good school by Ofsted (2017).


Qualifications Required : GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent qualification)
Vacancy Detail :

Key Responsibilities will include:  Reception duties dealing with visitors, pupils, parents and staff  General clerical and administrative duties  Assist with the administration of the pupil database including admissions and attendance registers  Administrative support to the School Business Manager and other staff

Office Administration
 To undertake routine reception duties, to include answering enquiries, visitor checks and sign in.
 Answer the telephone professionally and politely.
 Liaise with members of the public, students and staff regarding school-related enquiries.
 To ensure pupils are signed in upon arrival and that all pupils sign out if they leave during the school day.
 To sort and distribute internal and external mail on a daily basis.
 To check off deliveries of educational and administrative equipment against delivery notes.
 Provide general clerical and administrative support including photocopying, filing, routine correspondence, use of ICT packages such as word, excel, email and SIMS.
 Assist with the updating of pupil information on SIMS.
 Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.

Other Responsibilities
 To participate in the performance and development review process, taking personal responsibility for identification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with line manager.
 Compliance with all necessary policies and procedures relating to child protection, equality and diversity, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills and grade.
Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing needs of St Nicholas School. This will always be in consultation with the post holder and any additional training needs identified and discussed with the post holder's line manager.
Number of Positions Available : 2
Working Week : 32.5 hours per week / 8:30am-3:30pm , Monday to Friday
Application Deadline Date : 08/06/2020
Possible Start Date : 22/06/2020
Skills Required : Knowledge and experience of relevant administration systems and ICT packages.
Experience of working in a school administrative role.
Experience of working as part of a team.
Ability to relate well to children and parents with patience and understanding.
Ability to work under pressure in a calm and measured manner.
A high level of personal professionalism and confidentiality.

 Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
 Reliability, confidentiality and integrity.
 Ability to promote the positive image of the school.
 Good health and attendance record.
Enthusiasm and drive for working in a school.
 Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
 Reliability, confidentiality and integrity.
 Ability to promote the positive image of the school.
 Good health and attendance record
Future Prospects : possible long term employment with this company after the completion of your apprenticeship.
Training to be Provided : Apprenticeship Standard including End point assessment and Functional Skills in Maths and English
Things to consider : Enthusiasm and drive for working in a school.

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