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Admin Assistant and Senior Administration Manager

Admin Assistant role (12 hours) C Grade 4-6 £9.81 - £10.21 per hour

Senior Administration Manager role (12 hours) F Grade 24-28 £14.86-£16.71 per hour

Closing date is 25/04/2022 (midday)

The Governing body is seeking to appoint an experienced, efficient and organised part-time administration person to join our school as soon as possible. The post is a permanent appointment for 4 days per week. Tuesday to Friday. Initially there will be some additional hours for training to learn the role.

The applicant will need to:-

· Have excellent organisation and ICT skills in particular Microsoft Word and Excel.

· Be able to work calmly, accurately and efficiently in a busy environment.

· Be flexible, as cover maybe required at other times due to training and sickness etc

The role will be split over the 4 days with two days in the main office covering:- reception duties, welcoming visitors, taking phone calls and relaying messages in an accurate and friendly manner. All administration duties, such as checking and replying to emails, paying invoices/paying and entering petty cash receipts, opening post, writing letters and newsletters, arranging meetings, being responsible for the school's inventory, updating the schools' website, entering additional hour claims for staff, entering details onto the schools payments systems, being responsible for the admin side of the after-school/breakfast club.

The other two days will be to support the School's Business Manager and take on doing the Health and Safety of the school, promote the school via their website and other social media sites, head up new projects and get contractors and costings, work with the kitchen staff to look at new income opportunities and other work as directed by the Head Teacher/School Business Manager.

You will need to be a positive, friendly, approachable person with good communication and numeracy skills. You will need to be confident in making decisions. This is a very varied job where no two days are the same.

The role could be split between two people with one doing the admin/reception role (Grade C) 2 days per week and one person supporting the School Business Manager (Grade F) two days per week. Please state on your application which role you are interested in or whether you would like to do the job as a whole for the 4 days.

Visits are warmly welcome and encouraged. Please contact the school office on 01769 572656 or email admin@smups.devon.sch.uk should you wish to arrange a visit or require further information.

An application form, person specifications and job descriptions can be found below. Applications should be returned to the school via email admin@smups.devon.sch.uk

A DBS disclosure is required for this post. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Written references will be taken up before candidates are invited to interview.

Closing date is 25/04/2022 (midday)