School Administrator, Redbridge

Closing date:Expiring soon

Beacon Business Innovation HubRedbridge

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

School Administrator Beacon Business Innovation Hub

Salary - LBR5 (FTE)

35 hours, term-time only + 10 days

Required: ASAP

This is a rapidly improving school (Ofsted 2017)

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator. The Beacon Business Innovation Hub is an Alternative Provision Free school that opened in September 2014 with a unique, creative curriculum for 14 – 19 year olds with a wide range of support needs. We are co-located at the heart of the Beacon Campus. We have approximately 70 learners on site and provide them with aspirational work related, occupational pathways and progression routes tailored to suit the individual student. 

We are seeking to appoint an effective School administrator that is committed to providing an outstanding service to our staff and students. The successful candidate will be required to fulfill a full range of duties to support and enable the best possible learning environment for our students.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. The below documents must be read prior to applying for this role and will be factored into interviews: 

Keeping Children Safe in Education

BMAT – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

Enhanced DBS (with list checks) is required for this post.

Further information and an application form can be found at

Please forward your electronic applications to 

Please note we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers, therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

School Administrator Beacon Business Innovation Hub

Purpose of role

  • To work alongside key school staff and our data team to: 
  • Undertake a range of administrative duties to support the School to deliver a consistent, high quality, integrated and seamless service. 
  • Promote and support high levels of attendance
  • Form strong relationships with parents/carers

General duties and responsibilities 

  • Provide outstanding administrative support to ensure the effect running of the School on a daily basis 
  • Take an active role in supporting the administration of students Education, Health and Care Plans
  • Provide daily administrative support for improving School attendance
  • Ensure the efficient and effective management of the reception area

The above mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive, duties and responsibilities of the post may change as requirements and circumstances change. The post holder may be required to carry out such other duties as requested by management that are broadly within the level of the post.

Desirable Qualifications, Knowledge & Attributes

  • NVQ 3 or equivalent qualification 

Essential Qualifications, Knowledge & Attributes

  • Qualification at Level 2 (Grade C or above) in English and Maths 
  • Knowledge or experience of SEND or equivalent
  • ICT skills and knowledge of other specialist equipment/resources.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Able to work effectively in a team and contribute to its success
  • Good written English and effective communication skills
  • Ability to deal tactfully and confidently with telephone callers and visitors
  • Ability to remain calm, composed and flexible within a busy and demanding environment
  • Ability to undertake a wide range of clerical, administrative and general duties.
  • Accurate in recording details and make full use of the schools’ computer systems
  • Reliable, respectful, responsible & conscientious approach 
  • Flexibility to deal with diverse needs of the post and movement between departments and the Trust
  • Establish and maintain appropriate relationships 
  • Integrity and confidentiality to be maintained at all times
  • High level of initiative and ability to work independently

More about Beacon Business Innovation Hub
Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 19 years
Address: Beal Campus, Woodford Bridge Road, Ilford, Essex, IG4 5LP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8551 4954