School Administrator/ Receptionist, Birmingham

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Ark Boulton AcademyBirmingham

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark Support Staff Band 4 (full time £15,669 - £18,251 p.a.), pro rata salary £15,139 - £17,633 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent

Ark Boulton Academy joined the Ark network in September 2015 and is a 6 form entry secondary school (11-16) in Sparkhill, Birmingham. Chosen by the students, the school is named after Matthew Boulton, a prominent Birmingham manufacturer, reflecting the industrial and entrepreneurial spirit of the city. Ark Boulton joins Ark’s thriving hub of primary and secondary schools in Birmingham.

We are now looking to recruit a School Administrator/ Receptionist. You’ll provide a welcoming school reception presenting a positive image of the academy. Working in a team you will be responsible for providing a high standard of secretarial, administrative and management support, including admissions, pupil data, finance and HR in order to assist in the smooth running of all academy activities.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Experience of administration ideally within a school context
  • Experience of using databases
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good IT skills, including the ability to confidently use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook 
  • Have a genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every pupil

To find out more about Ark Boulton, please visit To apply for this post, please go to and apply before the deadline of 11am, Monday 16th October 2017. If you would like any further information or wish to discuss this role, please contact the recruitment team on 020 3116 6345 or

Closing Date: 11am, Monday 16th October 2017.

Hours: 36 hours per week, 44 weeks per year, (39 weeks term time + 5 weeks to be arranged with the Office Manager to ensure reception holiday cover).

Ark value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks.

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More about Ark Boulton Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Golden Hillock Road, Sparkhill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B11 2QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 773 8156
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Ark Boulton Academy is a six-form entry secondary school in Sparkbrook, Birmingham. The school joined the Ark network in September 2015, after its predecessor school was placed in special measures by Ofsted. It is now under a strong and effective lea...