Administrative Assistant

The Bridge School, Birmingham, West Midlands, B73 6UE

27 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 July 2022

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Working pattern

Contract type



£18,97921,374 to £20,9557,649 FTE (FET band DE, Pt 10-15) Actual salary: £16,29618,352 – £17,99223,740

Administrative Assistant job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit an Administrative Assistant to play a key role at The Bridge School. The Bridge School is part of Forward Education Trust, a growing Multi Academy Trust established in 2017 serving special schools across the West Midlands area.

The successful candidate will be professional, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. They will be able to multitask and manage a varied workload prioritizing in a fast-paced environment. They will have strong ICT, literacy and communication skills.

Working with our small friendly school office team offers an exciting range of challenges, you are at the centre of the efficient working of our school working directly with our most important stakeholders – our children, their families and our staff. You will have a direct impact on helping to ensure our school remains successful in the care and education of our children.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Providing an efficient and effective administrative service to the school
  • Providing excellent reception and switchboard support to the school
  • Administration of pupil records including pupil attendance and dinners
  • Supporting with financial administration including raising purchase orders and administering online parent payments

The Trust is committed to providing continuous professional development for all staff and will endeavour to offer a supportive, motivating, and engaging working environment. We also offer sector competitive pay, a 24/7 employee support helpline, access to FET HUB – our rewards and wellbeing platform, as well as working with a supportive team in a friendly and inclusive working environment.

Applying for the job

Closing Date: Monday 12 September 2022 at 12pm
Interview Date: w/c 19 September 2022

To apply, please complete an application form and submit via or by emailing it to

Please note that only fully completed Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.

The Trust may review applications upon receipt and may call applicants for interview prior to the advert closing date. Therefore, you are encouraged to make an early application for this role and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date

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About The Bridge School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
School size
91 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number

The Bridge educates children with complex and multiple needs. Children may have Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD), Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties (PMLD) or a diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Some children have additional needs including visual impairment and hearing impairment and behaviour difficulties. We currently have 90 children in school, but this may grow over the coming few years.

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