School Administration Assistant

@Elmwood Junior School
  • CR0 2PL, Croydon, Greater London, England, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Post Date : January 6, 2023
  • Apply Before : February 10, 2023
  • Salary: £6.00 - £6.00 / Hourly
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Job Detail

  • Number of Positions Available: 1
  • Working Hours 36 hours per week
  • Working Week: 8:30am-4:15pm , Monday to Friday
  • Working Location Location: CR0 2PL
  • Minimum Entry Requirements Qualifications Required: GCSE Grade C or above in Maths and English (or equivalent qualification)
  • Personal Qualities: Willingness to Learn

Job Description

Job Title: School Administration Assistant 

Employer: Elmwood Junior School 

Apprenticeship Standard: Business Administrator Level 3

Location: Lodge Rd, Croydon CR0 2PL

Vacancy Description:

Under the guidance of the School Business Manager, undertake administrative, financial and organisational duties for the day-to-day running of the school.

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

Office Administration

  • To undertake routine reception duties, to include answering enquiries, visitor checks and sign in.
  • Answer the telephone professionally and politely.
  • Liaise with members of the public, pupils and staff regarding school-related enquiries.
  • To ensure pupils are signed in upon arrival and that all pupils sign out if they leave during the school day.
  • To sort and distribute internal and external mail on a daily basis.
  • To check off deliveries of educational and administrative equipment against delivery notes.
  • Provide general clerical and administrative support including photocopying, filing, routine correspondence, use of ICT packages such as word, excel, email, SIMS and FMS.
  • Assist with the updating of pupil information on SIMS.
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.
  • Appreciate and support the work of other professionals.
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings.
  • Provide support to the School Business Manager and other staff as required in order to fulfil learning and successful completion of apprenticeship.

Other Responsibilities

  • To participate in the performance and development review process, taking personal responsibility for identification of learning, development and training opportunities in discussion with line manager.
  • Compliance with all necessary policies and procedures relating to child protection, equality and diversity, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

The duties above are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out appropriate duties within the context of the job, skills and grade. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing needs of Elmwood Junior School. This will always be in consultation with the post holder and any additional training needs identified and discussed with the post holder’s line manager.

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge and experience of relevant administration systems and ICT packages
  • Experience of working in a school administrative role are desireable
  • Ability to relate well to children and parents with patience and understanding.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a calm and measured manner.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
  • Reliability, confidentiality and integrity.
  • Ability to promote the positive image of the school.
  • Enthusiasm and drive for working in a school.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to promote the positive image of the school.
  • Good health and attendance record