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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 36 hours p/w, Monday to Friday, 42 weeks per year (Term Time plus 3)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

GLF Senior Specialist (£32,136 - £35,350 FTE)

Pay scale

£29,773 - £32,750 p/a

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have a vacancy for an Administration and Communication Lead to join our team at The Beacon School.

Your opportunity

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and motivated individual to lead our school's administrative team and support the production and creation of external and internal communications to effectively promote the school and to provide key information for internal and external stakeholders. The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of working in a similar role and leading teams, and experience of working in a school environment would be advantageous.This key role demands a proactive person with excellent written and verbal communication skills, capable of decision-making, team management, and fostering a professional, positive, and customer-oriented atmosphere for students, staff, and families.

You will need strong organisational skills and be able to prioritise your own workload and that of your team, and thrive in working in a busy and varied environment.

What we are looking for

  • Strong administrative and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of the education sector
  • Ability to develop and maintain efficient record keeping/management information systems, providing accurate records and reports as required
  • Excellent written and communication skills including the ability to tailor communication to a range of audiences using a variety of mediums
  • Experience of working with senior managers/headteachers and other key stakeholders across an organisation
  • Proven experience of supporting the delivery of processes and systems in a regulated service area
  • Experience of leading a team/supervising the work of others

What the school offers its staff

About The Beacon School

The Beacon School is part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust. We proudly serve our local community, our core purpose is to strive for exceptional student progress and well-being. Our teaching staff are well-supported in developing an outstanding curriculum alongside a broad range of enrichment and extra-curricular opportunities.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  • A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  • Access to our highly competitive Teachers Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: 1st September 2024

Contract type: Permanent

Pay scale: GLF Senior Specialist (£32,136 - £35,350 FTE)

Hours of work: 36 hours p/w, Monday to Friday, 42 weeks per year (Term Time plus 3)

Pro rata salary: £29,773 - £32,750 p/a

Hours of Work: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 42 weeks per year (Term Time +3 weeks)

Actual salary: £27,822.48 - £30,604 p/a

Closing Date: 12 noon on 7th July 2024

Interview date: One week after closing date

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Beacon School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1135 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
020 8716 4987

Arranging a visit to The Beacon School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email k.sullivan@glfschools.org.

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