School Administrator

Worsley, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 15 Sep 2023
  1. School Administration
£85 - £100 per annum
  1. Long-term

School Administrator

Worsley, Greater Manchester
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Join Our Team - School Administrator Position in Salford

Are you an experienced school administrator seeking a new opportunity in Worsley? Tradewind is excited to announce a job opening for a dedicated and personable school administrator to join the bustling school office of a prominent secondary academy in Salford.

Position: School Administrator and Receptionist

Work Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4pm

Commencement: Full-time position starting in September with the possibility of becoming permanent for the right candidate.

Role Overview:

  • Conduct reception duties as needed, including handling phone and in-person inquiries and managing visitor sign-ins and sign-outs.
  • Communicate with parents and carers when necessary.
  • Provide essential clerical and administrative support, such as photocopying, filing, email correspondence, and handling routine communications with the headteacher, staff, and governors.
  • Maintain manual and computerized records using systems like SIMS/FMS.
  • Generate pupil data and assessment reports from SIMS/Abor as required.
  • Prepare documents and data required for meetings.
  • Receive deliveries and assist in managing stock supplies, cataloging, and distribution.
  • Collaborate with site maintenance and cleaning staff as required.
  • Support the school's safeguarding systems (CPOMS) and relay pertinent issues to the appropriate staff.
  • Qualified first aiders are of particular interest.


  • Minimum of six weeks' prior experience working with children, supported by references.
  • Proficiency in working within a school office environment using SIMS or similar school office ICT packages.
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable), and professional reference checks.
  • A comprehensive CV with a 10-year employment/education history, including explanations for any employment gaps.
  • Legally entitled to work in the UK.

What We Offer:

  • A full-time ongoing temporary role, with potential for permanent placement.
  • A supportive school office environment with friendly colleagues.
  • Exceptional support from the senior leadership team.
  • Competitive pay rates.

When you join Tradewind, you gain access to numerous benefits, including:

  • Attractive compensation rates.
  • Extensive training and development opportunities, with a wide selection of certified CPD courses.
  • A generous referral program for recommending friends and colleagues.
  • Comprehensive interview preparation and support to enhance your chances of success.
  • Assistance with lesson planning to ensure your success in your placement.
  • An easy-to-use online portal for timesheets and availability logging.
  • An onsite payroll team in London for efficient candidate service and pay processing.
  • The option to choose between inclusive holiday pay or banked holiday pay for use during school holidays.
  • Opportunities for free social and networking events to connect with peers and consultants.

To apply for this school administrator position or to inquire about other immediate school roles, please contact the Manchester office at 0161 674 0138 or email

Please keep in mind that job details and availability may evolve, so it's advisable to reach out to the provided contact information for the most up-to-date information and application guidance.

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