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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,680.00 Annually (Actual) Bucks Pay Range 4 Point 21, 32.5 hours per week (term time plus 1 week)

Office Administrator job summary

You will be part of the administration team which has day to day responsibility for the smooth running of our office at Cheddington Combined School.

Our administration team are at the heart of organising and managing all of the administration and operational processes for the school, including:

• working with the IT support company and assisting in the resolution of IT issues

• communication with parents, schools and other professionals who support pupils

• meeting and greeting pupils and visitors

• maintaining pupil records, including attendance and assessment data

• maintaining confidential records and ensuring that data is held in an appropriate and secure way

• collating and maintaining club bookings and lettings

• producing letters, reports and emails

• support classroom colleagues with the organisation of trips and offsite activities, together with booking transport, completing paperwork and risk assessments

• liaising with suppliers and contractors

• completing all the necessary office administration from filing and creating databases to making sure that we have sufficient supplies of pens and refreshments!

The role is varied and you will be one of our ‘go to’ people for anything and everything needed to help with the administration necessary to ensure the school operates effectively.

The role is for 5 days a week from 8.20am to 3.20pm with 30 minutes for lunch. We are a friendly, welcoming team. We offer training to all our staff to develop skills and enable us to deliver the best possible outcomes for the children in our care. Could you be the person to join us?

About You

We are looking for applicants who:

• are confident users of IT including Excel, Word, Publisher and Google docs

• understand the need for confidentiality

• effective communicator both orally and in writing

• are well organised with an eye for detail

• have experience of working in a small, busy office setting, particularly in a school (having knowledge of school-based systems is desirable as we hope that the successful applicant will quickly be able to adapt to the role and establish themselves within the team)

• can contribute to the effective operational and financial management through effective application of policies and procedures including handling cash transactions

• are willing to undertake First Aid training and assist with First Aid as needed.

• can manage conflicting priorities and ‘last minute’ tasks

• are able to work as part of a team but also confident to work on their own initiative

• are flexible and pro-active

If you have a ‘can do’ attitude, enjoy multi-tasking and are interested in helping us to ensure that our pupils have the best opportunities, then we would like to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

We regard the safeguarding and well-being of our children as paramount. (An DBS self-declaration form will be required from candidates selected for interview; and a satisfactory enhanced DBS check will be required prior to confirmation of appointment.) References will be taken prior to interview.
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About Cheddington Combined School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
216 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Cheddington is a small village in Buckinghamshire. Cheddington Combined School is at the heart of the village community and is committed to helping our children become responsible citizens of the future. Our school community is friendly and welcoming, our school environment is a pleasure to work in, and our children are keen to learn.

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