School Administrator/PA, Brent

Closing date:Expiring soon

Furness Primary SchoolBrent

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £21,166 per annum pro rata + LW £1,925 per annum pro rata
Contract term: Permanent

School Administrator/PA

3 days per week, term time only + 10 days. Hours: 8 am – 4pm, half an hour lunch.

Salary: £21,166 per annum pro rata + LW £1,925 per annum pro rata

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Role: In this role you will be providing a comprehensive administrative support to Furness Primary School, including providing support to the Senior Leadership Team. You will collaborate with other members of the school’s admin and finance team to uphold the vision and ethos of the school at all times and provide excellent customer service to a range of stakeholders.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide general clerical and administrative support for the school.
  • Taking minutes of meetings as and when required.
  • Maintain computerised records and management information systems, providing accurate lists or data as required by colleagues or compliance bodies. 
  • Ownership of the school’s admin email address, ensuring all correspondence received is actioned/ answered/forwarded as appropriate.
  • Organise school trips efficiently, taking responsibility for bookings and coordination of all trip requirements.
  • Update the school diary and annual planner.
  • Produce weekly newsletter.
  • Assist with planning, organising and overseeing school events. 
  • Keep record of all staff absences, preparing Return to Work Interview sheets in readiness for Headteacher.
  • Liaise with external agencies/contractors as necessary. 
  • Work in tandem with the school’s Business Manager ensuring the school is Health & Safety compliant.
  • Carry out DBS checks for all new staff.
  • Ensure the school’s Single Central Record is updated and compliant at all times. 
  • Cover main school office as and when required.

PLEASE NOTE THE ABOVE JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST AND CAN BE ADDED TO AT ANY TIME.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  • Educated to GCSE English and Mathematics Grade C or above.
  • Experience of running effective administrative systems, preferably in a school environment.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with ability to work on own initiative.
  • High level of IT proficiency/ Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders and anticipate other’s needs.
  • Ability to prioritise work accordingly to meet all deadlines.

If you are interested in applying please email admin@furness.brent.sch.uk for an application pack.  Applicants will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and strong candidates will be called for interview immediately.   

Excellence in Education MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.



More about Furness Primary School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Furness Road, London, NW10 5YT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8965 5977