Academy Administrator

Widecombe-in-the-Moor Primary, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 7TB

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    26 August 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 July 2022

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£19264 - £23023

Academy Administrator job summary

Permanent post to commence September 2022 Full time 35hrs per week, 8.30 – 4pm, term time only To be paid on NJC Grade C/D Pay Scale – dependent on experience We are seeking to appoint an experienced full time Administrator to join our strong admin team across the Trust. You will need to be a committed, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to be able to provide excellent receptionist duties and administrative support at our school. You will be the first person that visitors meet when they enter the school and therefore this is an important role. This is an integral position within the school with many different strands and areas of responsibility. You will work closely with the Academy Head and staff to ensure the smooth running of all aspects relating to the school as well as the Trust Central Business team for other finance and HR related matters. Being able to work to very tight deadlines and under pressure is key in being a successful administrator. Loyalty and professionalism are key to working as part of a successful and growing team improving the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’. We want you to come and join our happy and positive learning environments where our consistent vision is that through collaboration we will always be ‘Stronger Together’. The Link Academy Trust provide you with the tools and support to develop your own expert knowledge and skills. You will be part of a proficient team dedicated to working to improve the outcomes for all our children, where your work life balance will be promoted. We offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed as an administrator. We are looking for a cheerful, motivated person who: -

-Is able to work effectively with our staff team - Is organised and works well under pressure
-Is personable, professional and welcoming to all visitors, pupils, parents and staff
-Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Has excellent ICT skills and able to use ICT to produce professional documentation
-Has a sense of humour, likes children and has a caring disposition

Previous experience of working in a school administration role is preferable.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Please note it may be possible for the hours (i.e. start and finish times) to be reduced slightly in relation to childcare etc, please mention at point of applying if you wish for this to be considered.

Applying for the job

Completed applications should be emailed direct to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard

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About Widecombe-in-the-Moor Primary

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
74 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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Widecombe is placed in a unique and beautiful location in the heart of Dartmoor. A sense of community is central to their ethos and they want all children to value and understand, not only their own school community and the surrounding local communities, but also extremely important that they develop a wider sense of what community means globally. At Widecombe, the curriculum gives frequent and varied opportunities for the children to develop their personal voice, meaning they leave Widecombe as confident, competent individuals.

Arranging a visit to Widecombe-in-the-Moor Primary

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office on 01364 621261 to arrange a convenient time.

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