School Administrator

Preston, Lancashire
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2023
  1. School Administration
£11.89 - £13.56 per hour
  1. Long-term

School Administrator

Preston, Lancashire

Are you an experienced School Administrator with a passion for making a difference in the education sector? Tradewind Recruitment is currently seeking a dynamic and proactive individual to join the administrative team at a well-regarded SEND secondary school in Preston. This is a temporary-to-permanent position, starting ASAP, offering the opportunity to become a valued, permanent member of the school's support staff.

The school caters to pupils aged 11-19 years and has been rated 'Good' by OFSTED, highlighting its commitment to providing high-quality education and support to students with special educational needs and disabilities. The role offers a competitive hourly rate ranging from £11.89 to £13.56 per hour, reflecting the responsibilities and expertise required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilise your administrative expertise to efficiently manage the day-to-day operations of a busy school office.
  • Proficiently navigate school systems, including SIMS, and demonstrate competence in financial processes.
  • Utilise Microsoft packages and TEAMS for effective communication and collaboration.
  • Handle various administrative tasks with precision, ensuring the smooth running of the school office.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Previous experience in school administration is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in using SIMS, Finance systems, Microsoft packages, and TEAMS.
  • A strong willingness to learn and adapt to the unique challenges of a Special Educational Needs setting.
  • A proactive "can-do" attitude with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment.


  • Opportunity for a permanent position based on successful performance.
  • Gain experience in a supportive and inclusive educational environment.
  • Contribute to the success and development of a school committed to providing exceptional education.
  • Free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College.

If you are enthusiastic about contributing to the success of a SEND secondary school and possess the skills and attitude we are looking for, please submit your CV or for more information about the role, contact Jennifer Weale on 01772 977333 /

Tradewind Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.

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