Administrative Assistant – Part-time

Start Date:
ASAP
Interview Date:
08/12/2022
Pay Scale:
Salary: £20,904 to £22,879,649 FTE (FET band DE, Pt 10-15) Actual salary: £11,064 - £12,109
Location:
Brays School
Contract Type:
Permanent - 22.5 hours pw - Term Time Only
Closing Date for Applications:
28/11/2022 9:00 am

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit an Administrative Assistant to play a key role at Brays School. Brays School is part of Forward Education Trust, a growing Multi Academy Trust established in 2017 serving special schools across the West Midlands area.

Brays School are a special school for primary age and pre-school children. All our children have complex learning needs, and many have additional physical and/or sensory needs. We value our relationships with parents and carers and the wider community.

The successful candidate will be professional, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines. They will be able to multitask and manage a varied workload prioritizing in a fast-paced environment. They will have strong ICT, literacy and communication skills.

Working with our small friendly school office team offers an exciting range of challenges, you are at the centre of the efficient working of our school working directly with our most important stakeholders – our children, their families and our staff. You will have a direct impact on helping to ensure our school remains successful in the care and education of our children.

Key responsibilities will include;

  • Providing an efficient and effective administrative service to the school
  • Providing excellent reception and switchboard support to the school
  • Administration of pupil records including pupil attendance and dinners
  • Supporting with financial administration including raising purchase orders and administering online parent payments

The Trust is committed to providing continuous professional development for all staff and will endeavour to offer a supportive, motivating, and engaging working environment.  We also offer sector competitive pay, a 24/7 employee support helpline, access to FET HUB – our rewards and wellbeing platform, as well as working with a supportive team in a friendly and inclusive working environment.

The role is part-time across three days; one of the days worked must be a Friday.

Work pattern – 08.00 – 4.00 pm – Term Time Only

Closing Date: Monday 28th November 2022 at 9am

Interview Date: Thursday 8 December 2022

 

To apply, please complete an application form below and submit via https://www.fet.ac/vacancies/ or by emailing it to recruitment@fet.ac

 

Please note that only fully completed Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.

 

The Trust may review applications upon receipt and may call applicants for interview prior to the advert closing date. Therefore, you are encouraged to make an early application for this role and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Please note that only Forward Education Trust application forms will be accepted, we will not read accompanying CVs. Enhanced DBS clearance, Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009, and prohibition checks if overseas trained required; certificate of good conduct will need to be obtained if applicable prior to interview.

If you do not hear from the school within 14 days of returning your application form to us, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted.

 

Forward Education Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must promote this ethos. 

Applications

To apply, please complete an application form and email it to recruitment@fet.ac

The Trust may review applications upon receipt and may call applicants for interview prior to the advert closing date. Therefore, you are encouraged to make an early application for this role and we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date.

Please note that only fully completed Forward Education Trust Application forms will be accepted; we will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitae (CV) or accept them in place of an application form.

If you do not hear from the school within 14 days of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been shortlisted. The successful applicants will require an enhanced DBS check and will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

 Forward Education Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate must promote this ethos.

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