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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,404.00 - £26,073.00 Annually (FTE) 20hrs per week - 40 Weeks per year

Administrator Assistant job summary

The Barnehurst Federation of Schools seek an enthusiastic School Administrator to play a crucial role in managing its administration function.

An exciting opportunity awaits a proactive, personable, and reliable School Administrator Assistant to join a bustling front office administration team. The academy seeks an individual with a fast-paced nature and outstanding attention to detail to offer comprehensive administrative support, including database maintenance, ad hoc reception duties, and customer service.

The Role

You will be the first point of contact for the school and responsible for providing multifunctional administrative and practical support to the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team, and staff.

The role will mainly involve being on the front desk greeting visitors and answering the phone, being the first point of contact and helping ensuring the smooth running of the school. You will support with a wide variety of admin based tasks including: the school admissions processes, dealing with enquiries through email and the phone, supporting the smooth transition of pupils into and out of the school, and updating the school pupil management system. You will also undertake a wide range of other duties, including supporting the planning and organisation of school trips and helping with staff recruitment.

The role is term-time plus one week (40 weeks per year), full-time, Monday through Friday, 20 hours per week.

The hours will be:

9-1 Monday to Thursday

11.30-3.30 Friday

About You

You will be a highly motivated, efficient and organised administrator who is a team player, as you will work with a number of people at all levels across the school. With a track record of working in a busy environment where attention to detail is essential, along with the ability to manage various tasks simultaneously.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be able to liaise with families and professionals and remain level-headed when dealing with sensitive information. A high-level competency with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) is also required.

Education experience would be ideal; however not essential as full training and support will be provided.

If you are energetic and want to make a difference in the education sector, this role could be for you!

We warmly welcome visits to our school so you can see for yourself all we have to offer. Don't hesitate to get in touch with the school office to arrange a convenient time.

Next Steps
If you are interested in this position and would like to have a more detailed conversation before applying for the post, please call us. We will happily help you with as many details as possible to support this process.
When you have enough information to decide to apply, please complete all sections of the application form via MyNewTerm.  CVs will not be accepted.
All applicants will be emailed with the shortlisting decisions. References for shortlisted candidates may be requested before interviews.
If you experience any issues while using MyNewTerm, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the HR Team at hr@theprimaryfirsttrust.co.uk.

If a suitable candidate is identified, interviews for this position may be conducted earlier than the stated closing date. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will ensure consideration for the position and increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application.
Safer Recruitment, Inclusive and Diversity
The Primary First Trust is committed to safeguarding, Prevent and the welfare of pupils. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance, health clearance, social media checks, a probationary period and satisfactory references.

The Trust strives to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where everyone can be themselves and experience a strong sense of belonging.

The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment. It opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention, and career development of people from ethnic, cultural, and social backgrounds from as wide a range as possible, and we seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

No agencies, please. We will contact you if we need support on recruitment.

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 Barnehurst Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
240 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

School location

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