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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Our vacancy is available for 30 to 37 hours per week during school hours.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,155 to £24,140 FTE

Pay scale

C Grade

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have a vacancy for a professional, effective and enthusiastic administrator to join our happy and hardworking team in our large Church of England junior school. We require someone who can multi-task, has excellent inter-personal skills and shows initiative. Ideally you would have school office experience and so be proficient in the Arbor’s School Management Information System, however, training can be given to the right candidate.

The post-holder will work as a member of our office staff team providing general administrative support with specific responsibility for:

  • Managing our operational finances including purchasing and money from parents (online)
  • Arranging residential and school visits, liaising with external companies and supporting the Educational Visits Coordinator

The successful applicant will:

  • Be a strong team player
  • Have fantastic communication skills and a caring approach to children and adults
  • Have confidence in dealing with a diverse range of people both on the phone, face to face and in writing
  • Have excellent problem solving skills, alongside the ability to be flexible and adaptable in a constantly changing environment
  • Have excellent IT skills – competence in the use of Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Be confident and pro-active in using effective systems in a busy school office
  • Be able to remain calm and unflappable

Due to capacity within our existing team , our vacancy is available for 30 to 37 hours per week during school hours. Our admin team work the 39 weeks of term time plus one additional week, arranged collaboratively, spread over the school holidays. Salary will be based on experience and will start within the C Grade range of £23,155 to £24,140 FTE which would be adjusted to reflect the hours and weeks worked.

What the school offers its staff

If you would like to join a strong staff team in a good school with a vision to become outstanding, please contact us for an application pack which includes further details, a Job Description and the Person Specification for this role which will be used for shortlisting applications. Visits are warmly welcomed and can be arranged through our Business Manager, Emma Patter - please come and meet us before you apply. You may also like to visit our website at www.horndeanjuniorschool.co.uk.

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 17th June 2024

Job start date: As soon as possible

Application Pack:

- HJS Staff Structure

- HJS Senior Administrative Assistant Job Description

- HCC Senior Admin Assistant Role Profile: 02126

- HJS Senior Administrative Assistant Person Specification

- Application Form

- Equalities Monitoring Form

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 Horndean Church of England Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
511 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
023 9259 2236

Arranging a visit to Horndean Church of England Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@horndean-jun.hants.sch.uk.

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