School Administrator

Worsley, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 03 Nov 2023
  1. School Administration
£85 - £100 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

School Administrator

Worsley, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a school administrator looking for a new role in north Manchester?

I am currently recruiting for a confident and personable school administrator to join the busy school office of a large secondary school in Blackley.

The role is required on a full-time basis from September onwards, with the opportunity to go permanent for the right person.

The Role

School Administrator and Receptionist

Monday-Friday - 8.00am to 3.40pm

The role includes

  • Undertake reception duties as and when required, answering general telephone and face to face enquiries and signing in and out of visitors.
  • Contacting parents and carers as required.
  • Provide general clerical and administration support, including photocopying, filing, e-mailing, responding to routine correspondence to the headteacher, staff and governors.
  • Help maintain manual and computerised records on the SIMS/FMS system.
  • Provide pupil data and assessment reports from SIMS/Abor as required
  • Prepare other documents or data required for meetings.
  • Taking receipt of deliveries and assisting with maintenance of stock supplies, cataloguing, and distributing as required.
  • Liaising with site maintenance and cleaning staff as required
  • Support the school's safeguarding systems (CPOMS) and disseminate issues to the appropriate staff.
  • The school are particularly keen to recruit qualified first aiders

Full knowledge of SIMS or similar school office ICT packages e.g. excel, databases, spreadsheets, internet, school texting system essential.

The Benefits

Full time ongoing temporary role, which could go permanent.

Working in a school office with friendly colleagues

Excellent support from senior leadership team

Competitive pay rates

To join us and be successful in this school admin officer role, you will need:

  • a minimum of six week's experience of working with children supported by references
  • experience of working in a school office using SIMS
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
  • Provide a CV with 10 years of employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent

More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 50 to be exact! With new courses added every term!

A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward

Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement

A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Our payroll team are onsite in London. Not offshore, not through a third party. We don't leave candidate service or pay to chance.

Holiday pay - You choose if you want to be paid inclusive of holiday pay or bank this to claim in the school holidays.

Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this school administrator position, or to hear more about other roles in schools beginning immediately, call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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