Academy Services Assistant - Attendance & Admissions Northampton Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job description

£16,237 Actual (£17,550 FTE / full time, 42 weeks per year (term time plus 3 weeks)
Support Staff Band 1

An exciting opportunity for an efficient, well organised administrator to join the team at Northampton Academy has become available.

As part of the Academy services team, you will provide high quality administrative support to the Academy across a range of tasks and duties.

The primary focus of the role will involve supporting the attendance team to ensure close monitoring of student attendance. You will also be a point of contact for staff and parents in relation to admissions enquiries. You will help support with all the administrative processes associated with admissions, including year 6 to 7 transition and also in-year admissions.

The successful applicant will have advanced skills in Excel, Word and Publication software and be willing to be trained on the school’s information management system (SIMS). Appropriate experience would be an asset. You will be a team player and not be afraid to support with general admin duties as they arise.

Northampton Academy is a transformational comprehensive and non-selective school of approximately 1500 students, serving a diverse community. We were proud to be judged 'good' by Ofsted in all areas in February 2016. Our values, which underpin every decision we take, are RESPECT, DETERMINATION and AMBITION. We have a comprehensive student character-building programme, which has been nationally recognised through the Character Kitemark.

Northampton Academy is part of United Learning, a unique group of independent and state schools working together to achieve the best in everyone. Our vision is to provide excellent education so that all young people are able to make a success of their lives and, if we are to realise this vision, we need to make sure we attract, develop and reward the key ingredient – you.

Northampton Academy is committed to equal opportunities and to the protection and safety of all students and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share these commitments.

The post will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Essential educational requirements

GCSE Grade C or equivalent in Maths & English

Essential qualifications

GCSE Grade C or equivalent in Maths & English

Essential skills and experience

Previous experience of working in an office administration role

Experience of working in a role that requires flexibility and self-management

Experience working in a customer service environment

Experience of using own initiative and working to tight deadlines

About Northampton Academy

Wellingborough Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 8NH
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