Administrator

Orchard School Bristol, Bristol, Bristol, BS7 0XZ

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • The role is full time, term time only plus inset days, covering the hours of 8am – 4pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am – 3:30pm on Fridays.

Contract type

Permanent

Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

BG7 £20,852 - £22,129

Actual salary

£18,155 - £19,267

Administrator job summary

Thank you for your interest in the position of Administrator at Orchard School Bristol.

We are seeking to appoint a friendly and professional Administrator to join our Administration team working in the school office. The role is full time, term time only plus inset days, covering the hours of 8am – 4pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am – 3:30pm on Fridays.

This Administrator will need to use our answerphone and email systems, be able to monitor data and keep our information systems and spreadsheets up to date. You will also make phone calls and send texts to parents, as well as completing paperwork.

You will need to have excellent time management, good problem-solving skills, and be efficient in managing systems so that staff can rely on your data being accurate. You will be able to respond efficiently to routine and be flexible to deal with ad hoc requests. You will be committed to teamwork and also able to use your initiative, working independently but knowing when to seek advice. This role will enable you to utilise your organisational, problem solving and communication skills. It’s a busy role and you’ll never get bored! You will work in our administration office alongside a team of friendly and supportive staff and under the guidance of the Data Manager.

Your area of responsibility will be student attendance. This work is really important to the school – you will make a difference to student achievement by providing accurate information about attendance and punctuality every day, so that our pastoral team can work with parents and students really effectively. Full training is provided, so if you have never worked in a school before, you will be trained on all our systems, so you can carry out your job effectively.

Orchard School is a forward-thinking school, with friendly staff and wonderful young people. We are a mixed 11-16 school serving young people in North Bristol, our students reflect our richly diverse local community. We place no limits on the aspiration of our students. We are a good school, building further success on the core ORCHARD values of being: Open-minded, Respectful, Creative and Curious, Healthy, Ambitious, Responsible and Determined. Our mission statement – inspire today, empower for life – lies at the heart of all that the school does.

We offer:
* term-time work with school holidays
* a bright, happy place in which to learn and work
* a professionally stimulating environment which values the contributions
of all staff
* a strong commitment to your professional development
* award-winning staff wellbeing

Please read our Staff Prospectus to find out more about us, and visit our website.

Fluency Duty
The ability to converse at ease with pupils, parents and other users of the service and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Key Dates:
Closing Date – Monday 23rd May, by 9:00 am.
Interview Date – Friday 27th May 2022

Trust in Learning (Academies) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Safeguarding Statement
Orchard School Bristol is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Applying for the job

Application Form
Applications will only be accepted from candidates completing the Trust’s Application Form. Please complete ALL sections of the Application Form which are relevant to you as clearly and fully as possible. CVs will not be accepted in place of a completed Application Form.

Letter of Application
Your letter of application should be written to the Headteacher and address the person specification points carefully. You should write how and why you feel that you are equipped to fulfil this role noting your experience, skills, personal attributes and values. We are particularly interested to know why you want to work at Orchard School.

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@tila.school

Download an application form - 1.03 MB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Orchard School Bristol

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
896 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Orchard School is a forward-thinking school, with friendly staff and wonderful young people. We are a mixed 11-16 school serving young people in North Bristol, our students reflect our richly diverse local community. We place no limits on the aspiration of our students. We are a good school, building further success on the core ORCHARD values of being: Open-minded, Respectful, Creative and Curious, Healthy, Ambitious, Responsible and Determined. Our mission statement – inspire today, empower for life – lies at the heart of all that the school does.

Arranging a visit to Orchard School Bristol

Visits to the school are welcome, please contact Emma Snell, PA to the Headteacher. Contact details can be found within the application pack.

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