Administrative Officer - Detentions (Term Time Only Plus 3 Weeks), Coventry West Midlands

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Blue Coat School & Music CollegeCoventry West Midlands

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 (£18,426 - £19,554) Actual Salary £16,961
Contract term: Permanent

Blue Coat is a successful and oversubscribed school in the heart of the city of Coventry.  As a Christian school our intake draws from both the local area and across the city and surrounding areas.  Consequently we have a diverse intake and a culturally thriving school.  The school was graded ‘Outstanding’ in its recent SIAMS inspection and ‘Good’ by Ofsted in June 2016 and continues to perform exceptionally well academically.

At Blue Coat Church of England School, our vision is “Living life in all its fullness”. We exist to equip our students to live life in all its fullness by providing excellent education which is distinctively Christian and inclusive of all. At the heart of this education are the values of Care, Hard Work, Respect, Integrity and Servanthood, working Together for the good of all individuals, the school and wider communities.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and lively person to join the school’s team of support staff, to effectively manage the school’s detentions system, assist in the planning of school events, support reception, undertake administration tasks for school trips and carry out other administration duties as required.

We are looking for someone who:

Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Has exceptional administration skills and can prioritise workloads

Is flexible and can adapt to changing situations in this very demanding role

Has a high level of knowledge and thorough understanding of ICT and software packages

Experience of using SIMS is desirable but full training will be given

Proven administrative/reception experience

First Aid Certificate or be willing to be trained

The post offers excellent conditions of service and the opportunity to join a committed, forward thinking team of support staff.  Full training will be given to the successful candidate.

Application form and details are available on our website or

Closing Date: 9am Friday 21st February 2020

Interview date: Thursday 5th March 2020

Blue Coat Church of England School and Music College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment to the above post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

More about Blue Coat School & Music College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Terry Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 2BA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 24 7622 3542