Admission Officer, Barking

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Gascoigne Primary SchoolBarking

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Start date: December or as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,899 - £19,028 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Gascoigne Primary – a dynamic and forward-thinking school in which highly-skilled staff enable all pupils to make good progress.    Our inclusive ethos underpins everything that we do.  We are a school that takes seriously its duty to transform individual’s lives. In judging the school to be Good in 2017, Ofsted noted that our “commitment to all pupils and their families is clear for all to see…(our) work with the most vulnerable is a strength…making a real difference to pupils’ well-being.”

As we continue to expand towards seven forms of entry by 2022, we are looking to appoint an organised, proactive, hardworking, friendly and flexible Admissions Officer with a good work ethic to join our dedicated and inclusive team. The post will involve administering the school admissions system in line with the timetable set out by the Local Authority. This is a highly pressurized role so the ability to work to a deadline is important.  Responsibilities will include: •To be wholly responsible for the admissions process for the school, including Nursery and Reception intake, mid-term admissions and leavers including CTFs, waiting lists, transfer to high school. •To arrange prospective parent visits to the school for the Headteacher (or Deputy Headteachers in her absence)  •To maintain pupil record folders, files and cards  •Responsible for ensuring all school admission packs are kept up-to-date and distributed in liaison with the Office Manager. •Produce all relevant reports as may be required. •Support parents with completing the forms and chasing parents where necessary.  Interested applicants should have: • Proven experience in receiving and processing weekly new allocations from the Council. •Experience of producing accurate PAM monthly reports • Experience in chasing ad issuing UPNs •Experience in producing and importing/exporting CTFs •Experience in uploading information on the DFE website via S2S •Excellent attention to detail, accurate and efficient •Effective listening, verbal and written communication skills •Excellent of INTEGRIS or similar ICT package.

For further information please email Chidi Okwesilieze, School HR Business Partner Manager on: you can contact us by phone on: 020 8270 4291. For more information about our school please visit our website:

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More about Gascoigne Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Gascoigne Road, Barking, Essex, IG11 7DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8270 4291
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