Senior Administration Officer, Hackney

Closing date:

The New Wave FederationHackney

Date posted:
Start date: November 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £31,434.00 - £32,577.00
Contract term: Fixed Term

Senior Administration Officer

From November 2019 (Fixed-Term One Year)
Scale SO1 (point 23 – 25) £31,434.00 - £32,577.00 pro-rata, term time only
36 hours a week, hours of work 7.45am - 4.00pm
The New Wave Federation consists of 3 high performing and innovative primary schools in Hackney, London.  In all our schools we have a passion for high standards and want all our children to achieve their potential and be inspired to go beyond that. This position is based at Grazebrook Primary School.

We are looking for a confident, organised, well presented, highly motivated and flexible Senior Administration Officer to join our busy Administration Team. The role includes managing our busy office and reception, organising team members, admin, data entry for pupils and staff facilitating effective financial control within the school.
As a key player in the effectiveness of the school, you will oversee all of our administrative systems and processes. A large part of your role will involve developing effective communication strategies, documenting office procedures and systems, documenting receipts for payment, ordering supplies, cash management and ensuring integrity of data on and FMS6. You should have experience of working at a senior level in a school office, strong secretarial and interpersonal skills and the ability to function calmly under pressure is essential.

Your communication skills will enable you to build a friendly and professional relationship with staff, pupils and parents. Our school is vibrant, diverse and inclusive. There are challenges but also great rewards in the work here. If you are an effective communicator, have vision, energy and believe that every child can and will succeed, we would like to meet you. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged please contact the school office at Grazebrook Primary School to make an appointment.

How to Apply

Please download the application pack from the Hackney Learning Trust website, alternatively email: or phone 020 7254 1415 for a pack to be sent out.                            

Closing date for applications: 12pm Friday 18th October 2019 Interview date: w/c Monday 28th October 2019

Lordship Road                                                         
N16 0QP                                                 
0208 802 4051                                                                    

Shacklewell Row
London E8 2EA
Phone: 0207 254 1415

Woodberry Grove
N4 1SY
020 8800 5758

The New Wave Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

More about The New Wave Federation
Type: English Primary Schools
Address: C/o Grazebrook Primary School, Lordship Road, Hackney, London, N16 0QP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8802 4051
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