School Administrator

Newport (Casnewydd)
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

35 Hours Per Week, Term-Time Only

Your new School
This mixed 11-18 comprehensive school is managed by the Newport local authority. Currently, it has over 1,000 pupils on roll of which the majority come from Newport City. Around 10% of the pupils are eligible for free school meals which is much lower than the national average. This is a well performing school, with nearly all pupils achieving at least 5 qualifications equivalent to GCSE grades A*-C. Pupils have very positive attitudes towards the school and are engaged fully in their learning. Pupil wellbeing is a high priority and there is excellent provision to support the needs of the pupils. Leadership in the school is excellent and the head teacher has a clear vision for the continuous development of the school. The governing body also works effectively with the school, holding them to account effectively.

Your new role
As the school secretary, you will have a wide range of responsibilities including those associated with administrative and secretarial, pupil data management, financial administration & personnel data management. You will set up and maintain efficient office systems, draft and type correspondence, reports and other documents for the SLT, deal diplomatically with telephone enquiries and visitors to the school, keep a record of pupil absences and update other pupil records including SEN status, pupil results and ethnicity codes.

Your responsibilities and duties will be carried out in accordance with the school's Health & Safety Policy relevant to guidance & legislation. You will promote the safeguarding of children at all times and will undertake training and professional development where appropriate.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have an excellent knowledge of the School Information Management System (SIMS) along with a strong background in office administration. All school administrators are expected to have excellent communication skills and a good standard of education.

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