Administrator, North Yorkshire

Cedar House SchoolNorth Yorkshire
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,626 - £18,672 + Outstanding benefits package
Contract term: Permanent

As an Administrator, you will help make your school run like clockwork. You will be involved in running the reception and you will be first point of contact for callers, both in school and on the telephone so a welcoming, professional approach will be key.  You will also support the Senior Administrator with managing the day to day administrative tasks associated with running a busy school and will be responsible for accurate files and production of reports.  

To join us, you will need some previous administrative experience and a high degree of computer literacy (Word and Excel). You should be used to working on several administrative tasks and be able to switch between them, whilst providing excellent customer service to people contacting the school.  Just as important is an approachable, helpful nature, you should be ready to support our team and build a natural and respectful rapport with our young people. 

Like all Witherslack Group schools, Cedar House School has state-of-the-art learning resources, is well equipped and offers an inspiring working environment.  The school is a co-educational, independent, specialist day and residential school on the North Yorkshire, Lancashire border providing high quality education and care for children between the ages of 7 and 18. The school meets the needs of a diverse group of pupils exhibiting social, emotional and mental health needs alongside a range of other associated conditions.

For children with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That is what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. Through our aspirational homes, schools and ethos, we have achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we are enhancing life opportunities.


We know you’re going to do great things. We offer a salary and benefits package that is among the best in our sector. You will enjoy a competitive salary, contributory pension (matched up to 5%), comprehensive induction and ongoing training, 35 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, and Cycle to Work. Witherslack covers DBS Enhanced check costs to all new employees.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sheila Wills – Office Manager on 015242 61149.

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: 17th February 2019

Interviews: Week commencing 25th February

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