10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    14 December 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
1 day per week working Wednesdays 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Contract type
Fixed term (8 Months)
Salary
Grade 3 £19,312 - £19,698

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and well organised person to join the admin team at Seven Hills school. Working 1 day per week on Wednesdays, this appointment is temporary in the first instance until 31 August 2022 to meet the current needs of the school.
The School office is an extremely busy environment where no two days are the same. It is also the first point of contact for visitors; therefore it is important that applicants are friendly and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will be enthusiastic, highly motivated with excellent planning, administration and organisational skills to enable you to carry out a wide range of administrative duties. We are looking for someone who is able to use their own initiative, is efficient, flexible in their approach and is able to produce a high standard of work whilst working to tight deadlines.
You will need to work collaboratively within a staff team to provide high quality support to the school and to the Leadership Team and will possess a good knowledge of office procedures and communication / reception skills, can work independently whilst maintaining a team perspective.
Main duties:
• Provide routine clerical / admin support e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, complete routine forms and respond to routine correspondence
• To collect and record appropriate statistics
• Maintain manual and computerised records-management information systems
• Assist with the pupil data base (Sims System)
• Produce lists / information / data as required
• Undertake typing, word-processing and other IT based tasks
• Sort and distribute mail
• Undertake reception duties and answer routine telephone and face to face enquiries, signing in visitors
• Operate relevant office equipment / ICT packages (e.g. word, excel, school databases, spreadsheets, Internet)
• Provide general advice and guidance to staff, pupils and others as appropriate
• Undertake any recognised training as necessary in accordance with a planned programme of development

Applicants should

• Possess a warm and welcoming personality
• Relate well to young people with a range of complex needs
• Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Be able to work within tight deadlines and cope well under pressure
• Be able to work well independently and use their initiative when completing tasks
• Maintain confidentiality
• Be flexible to meet the workload demand
• Have good organisational skills
• Be highly motivated and hard working
• Be committed to providing an excellent administrative service


Applicants should possess excellent I.T. skills and be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office applications. A knowledge of SIMS would also be helpful although training will beavailable for the successful candidate.
Seven Hills School is a co-educational secondary special school co-located with a Catholic High school near the centre of the city. We cater for pupils from 11 to 19 years of age. The school is maintained by Sheffield Local Authority (LA). We are an inspirational community, which nurtures talents, shares learning and celebrates life. The Seven Hills community is a strong and resourceful one with a central commitment to provide outstanding teaching and learning opportunities for all our students. We pride ourselves on helping to influence and shape future citizens who can contribute to their own well-being and that of others and who can achieve in their own individual goals and aspirations.
For more information about our school visit www.sevenhills.sheffield.sch.uk

Applying for the job

To request an application form please contact the Schools Human Resources Manager Tracy Mycroft on 0114 2743562 or by emailing tmycroft@sevenhills.sheffield.sch.uk

School overview

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
183 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
0114 2743562

About Seven Hills School

Seven Hills School is a co-educational secondary special school co-located with a Catholic High School near the centre of the city. We cater for pupils from 11 to 19 years of age. The school is maintained by Sheffield Local Authority (LA).

All pupils have learning difficulties and many have other associated difficulties relating to communication, behaviour, sensory, physical and/or medical disabilities. In common with many other special schools, pupils admitted have increasingly complex needs. A high proportion of pupils are from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Approximately 25% of pupils are from an ethnic minority background.

The mission and purpose of Seven Hills School is to provide high quality inclusive education for young people aged 11 -19 with learning difficulties, physical disabilities and complex and multiple learning needs, in a safe and stimulating environment.

Seven Hills School is an inspirational community, which nurtures talents, shares learning and celebrates life. Students are challenged to achieve their full potential in all areas

School location

Granville Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S2 2RJ

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