Senior Administrator

Chorley, Lancashire
Date Posted: 02 Nov 2023
  1. School Administration
£22369 - £26845 per annum
  1. Long-term

Senior Administrator

Chorley, Lancashire
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Are you a detail-oriented, dedicated individual looking for an exciting opportunity in the education sector? We have the perfect role for you! Tradewind are currently seeking a Senior Administrator in Chorley on a fixed term contract until July 2024. The role is to start as soon as possible, with a salary of £22,369 - £26,845 + excellent benefits.

As a Senior Administrator, you will play a crucial role in the smooth operation of an alternative provision school, catering to pupils aged 8-18 years with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), including Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs and challenging behaviour.


  • Admin Duties: Your responsibilities will encompass various administrative tasks, including school finance, health and safety compliance, and SIMS experience is highly desirable.
  • Office Management: You will be in charge of managing the school's office, handling meeting and diary management, and providing essential support to the Head Teacher.
  • HR Administration: Efficiently manage HR administration tasks, ensuring all personnel records are up-to-date and accurate.
  • Payroll Oversight: You will be responsible for checking payroll with attendance records to ensure payroll accuracy.
  • Reception: Be actively involved in running the school's reception, offering a warm and welcoming environment for visitors.
  • File Management: Maintain precise and organised files to support the efficient functioning of the school.

Key Requirements:

  • Prior experience in school administration, ideally with SIMS experience.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Understanding of the unique challenges faced by pupils with SEND, particularly SEMH needs and challenging behaviour.

Join our dedicated team and make a positive impact on the lives of students with special educational needs. If you are a proactive, adaptable, and experienced Senior Administrator ready to take on this important role, we encourage you to apply today! Or for more information about the role, contact Jennifer Weale on 01772 977333 /

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