Required to commence October 2023.
We are seeking to appoint a full time Administrator to join our strong admin team across the Trust. You will need to be a committed, hardworking and enthusiastic individual to be able to provide excellent receptionist duties and administrative support at our school. You will be the first person that visitors meet when they enter the school and therefore this is an important role. This is an integral position within the school with many different strands and areas of responsibility. You will work closely with the Academy Head and staff to ensure the smooth running of all aspects relating to the school as well as the Trust Central Business team for other finance and HR related matters. Being able to work to very tight deadlines and under pressure is key in being a successful administrator.
Loyalty and professionalism are key to working as part of a successful and growing team improving the life chances of our pupils and make every child feel ‘special’. We want you to come and join our happy and positive learning environments where our consistent vision is that through collaboration we will always be ‘Stronger Together’.
The Link Academy Trust provide you with the tools and support to develop your own expert knowledge and skills. You will be part of a proficient team dedicated to working to improve the outcomes for all our children, where your work life balance will be promoted. We offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed as an administrator.
We are looking for a cheerful, motivated person who:
- Is able to work effectively with our staff team
- Is organised and works well under pressure
- Is personable, professional and welcoming to all visitors, pupils, parents and staff
- Has excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Has excellent ICT skills and able to use ICT to produce professional documentation
- Has a sense of humour, likes children and has a caring disposition
Previous experience of working in a school administration role is preferable, but full training will be provided. We have a Senior Support Administrator who would provide the initial induction and training necessary for the successful applicant. As a Trust of 17 schools the administrators work in locality hubs and the successful applicant would have the support of their local senior administrator who would be on hand to assist, as necessary.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure and online Social Media check are required for this post.
If you wish to visit prior to application, a warm welcome awaits you. Please contact the school office to make an appointment on 01395 568326.
Please note it may be possible for the hours (i.e. start and finish times) to be reduced slightly in relation to childcare etc, please mention at point of applying if you wish for this to be considered.
Please see the school website to download an application form. https://www.otterton.thelink.academy/web/vacancies/549336
Please return your completed application to the Trust HR Operations Manager, Sue Howard firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 noon on the closing date.
Interview Date: To be confirmed
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationEast DevonDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupAdministrative, Secretarial & Office Support
- Salary Details
NJC Grade C £12.18 per hour - D £12.80 per hour, dependent on experience (£19268 - £20249 gross per year)
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull TimeTerm Time
35 hours per week, 8.30am – 4pm, term time only, 39 weeks per year plus holiday pay
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required