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Administration Officer - Alfriston School

  • Location: Beaconsfield
  • Ref: FS06841
  • Closing date: 26 February 2018
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time

The opportunity

Thank you for showing an interest in the vacancy we have at Alfriston School. I hope after reading this information you feel able to apply for this post.

Permanent– Administration Officer (with responsibility for data management)

Salary: Bucks Pay Range 4 £23,045-£24,949 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday. Term time plus inset days and two extra weeks during the school holidays.

Required to start: 23rd April 2018

About us

Alfriston is an outstanding Special School with Sports College status for girls aged 11-19 with moderate learning difficulties and speech and language and communication difficulties. We currently have 150 girls on roll. We became an Academy on 1st March 2012. The school has been delivering high quality education since 1950. All the pupils have a statement of special educational need and are taught in small groups and with additional support. Our staff are specialist subject teachers and are experienced in working with a range of special needs and abilities.

Pupils attend Alfriston from all over Buckinghamshire and some neighbouring counties. We also have weekly boarding provision for 20 pupils.

We consider the staff team as our most valuable resource. Training and development is a high priority in the school. There is also personal support given to staff to manage the diverse and challenging work needed to support pupils with significant special needs.

At present there are 60 staff employed at the school working in the teaching, support, residential and administrative teams. We are proud of the excellent standard of education provided at Alfriston.

Please visit our website: www.alfristonschool.com 

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Administration Officer to work as part of a small team in our busy school office. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly, hard-working team supporting the administrative functions of the school.

The purpose of the Administration Officer role is to provide administrative support to the school with particular responsibility for data management. The post holder will be required to work flexibly, in a developing office environment. It may be necessary to assist, or cover for other office staff from time to time.

The Administration Officer will be responsible for:

  • The administration of assessment data under the direction of the assessment manager.
  • The input and maintenance of pupil records and to complete statistical returns e.g. workforce records & school census.
  • To maintain and develop data administration for the school.
  • The delivery of administrative services to the Leadership Team.

About you

You will have:

  • Experience of working as a PA or administration
  • Experience in dealing with confidential work
  • Knowledge and understanding of data analysis and ability to use data for both input and statistical review
  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the schools responsibility for child protection and Safeguarding.

Other Information

If you would like to make an informal visit, please contact Mrs Sayeeda Thorkildsen, the Office Manager, who will be delighted to arrange this for you.

Telephone: 01494 673740

Address: Penn Road, Knotty Green, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2TS

Please complete the application form and write a letter of application (preferably in word) addressing each of the bullet points in the person specification.

Please email your application form to office@alfristonschool.com for the attention of The Office Manager.

Closing Date for applications is Midday 26th February 2018

Interview Date will be week commencing 12th March 2018

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children which will be reflected throughout recruitment. The selected candidate will be required to provide suitable references and undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before taking up the post.

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