Administration Assistant Vacancy

Springfield School, Crewe wishes to appoint an experienced, organised and enthusiastic Administration Assistant to work within our busy team. This is a permanent position 32.5 hours per week, Grade 4, 39 weeks per year. The hours will be Monday to Friday 8:45am to 4.00pm.

The successful candidate must be reliable, well organised, have initiative and take pride in their work. They will need to have a positive and friendly attitude when dealing with people both face to face and on the telephone.

Applications must have a good working knowledge of word processing packages, office procedures, practices and equipment, be calm, patient, flexible and proactive.

A good general education, Grade C or above in both Maths and English (or equivalent) is essential. We need a team player who is able to liaise and communicate effectively with staff, parents, children and others by telephone and in person, someone who is able to prioritise and organise workload to meet deadlines, cope with interruptions and remain calm.  Candidates may be required to assist in collecting, counting, and reconciling monies received into the office, placing orders and invoices, coding and passing for payment.  Inputting information and managing the school website is a key requirement for this role so previous experience of managing a website will be essential.  The role includes maintaining pupil records including registration, administration and procedures associated with statistical analysis including use of SIMS.

Springfield school has dedicated, supportive and friendly staff, is committed to raising standards and offering opportunities for training and professional development. Closing date: Friday 21st September 2018. We reserve the right to close the application process early if suitable candidates apply before the closing date.

Safeguarding children and young people is a priority therefore all post holders are subject to stringent vetting procedures, a full enhanced DBS disclosure check and satisfactory references. To apply please download an application from the website www.springfield.cheshire.sch.uk and return it to the school via email: admin@springfield.cheshire.sch.uk. We will not be accepting CV's or hand written application forms.