School Administrative Officer

Part Time - Term Time Only
20 hours per week, timings can be flexible (term time - plus 10 days during school holidays)
Gateford Park Primary School, Amherst Rise, Gateford, Worksop, S81 7RG
Grade 3 (£18,795.00 pro rata) (point scale 5 to 7)

Head Teacher: Paula Doyle.

NOR: 230.

Start date: 22.02.2021. 

The Governing Body are looking to appoint a School Administrative Officer to work in partnership with the Headteacher and School Office Manager to provide a wide and varied range of clerical, administrative and financial support to the school and assist in the day to day demands of a busy school office.

We are looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team at this successful and friendly school. Our pupils are well behaved, friendly and are keen to learn. The staff team are hard-working and supportive of one another.

You will be expected to:

  • Undertake a range of financial management processes including processing orders, resolving issues, reconciling accounts and handling cash.
  • Operate the school’s financial procedures in accordance with statutory guidelines, financial regulations and school and education department policy and practice.
  • Create, manage and manipulate information relating to finance or staffing information, producing bespoke and complex reports.

We are seeking someone who:

  • Is committed to making things better for children.
  • Is confident with numbers with excellent attention to detail.
  • Can effectively use ICT in management and data handling.
  • Can prioritise workload and deal with interruptions to tasks and duties
  • Can work efficiently and meet deadlines
  • Will ensure that financial and administrative procedures effectively support the school in maintaining an outstanding quality of education and outcomes.
  • Can analyse and interpret data and format it appropriately to meet specified statistical information requests.
  • Can communicate confidently and appropriately with staff, parents and carers, pupils and suppliers/contractors to provide advice, guidance and information.
  • Will establish and develop positive relationships throughout the school.
  • Is flexible, positive, dedicated and trustworthy and can use own initiative
  • Will constantly improve own practice and knowledge through training, self-evaluation and learning from others.

We can offer:

  • A tailored induction and training.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development.
  • A friendly environment with a very varied and busy job role where no two days are the same.

Please contact the school for further details and an application pack by e-mail – The person specification can be downloaded below.

Closing date: 31.01.2021.

• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.
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