Administrative Officer Grade C

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  • Kingston Park Academy
    Nottingham
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  • Required for April 2020
    Application Closes: 28/02/2020 12:00
    Interview Date: To be confirmed
    Job Length: Permanent
  • Weeks of work: 39
    Days of work: 5
    Hours of work: 37
  • Post: Administrative Officer Grade C
    Salary (FTE): C 4 - £18,426.00 to C 6 - £19,171.00 Salary subject to pro-rata
    Responsible to: Head of Academy
About Delta Academies Trust

Purpose of the job:

Kingston Park Academy are looking to appoint an Administrative Officer to join our academy in April 2020. You will work under direction to provide, routine clerical and administrative support to the Academy. You will also provide cover for reception as required.

Kingston Park is a single form entry primary school catering for pupils from 3 – 11 years.  Situated in a small village, the school is friendly and welcoming and takes pride in its role at the heart of the community.  Our children are curious about the world and their place in it and we at Kingston Park endeavour to make their creativity and enthusiasm for learning the key driver behind our evolving curriculum model.  All our staff are passionate about providing the best education for every child in our community and in achieving our mission: to prepare all our pupils for success in an ever changing world.

It is an exciting time to be joining Kingston Park Academy.  Judged a solid Good at its last inspection, we have continued to develop, creating a culture of professional learning and reflection leading to personal growth and improved outcomes for children. All our leaders have embraced the opportunities presented to them through our membership of Delta Academies Trust, benefitting from the collaboration which comes alongside working within a network of outward looking professionals. As a result, progress for Kingston Park last year was well above national average at the end of Key stage 2. 

We are very proud of our Academy and visits are warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact the academy on 01909 730 294.

 

Responsibilities:

Duties & responsibilities:

  • To provide routine clerical support e.g. photocopying, filing, faxing, emailing, and completing routine forms.
  • To ensure that everyone is dealt with in a courteous, professional, calm and friendly manner.
  • To provide an excellent customer service to parents, pupils, colleagues and visitors to the Academy.
  • To assist in the organisation of afterschool clubs/activities.
  • To support team members, sharing learning and best practice in order to contribute to overall team effectiveness.
  • To assist with pupil’s first aid and welfare duties, looking after sick pupils, liaising with parents/staff as required.
  • To assist with arrangements for visits by the Academy nurse, photographer, etc.
  • To maintain manual and computerised records/management information system
  • To undertake typing, word processing and other IT based tasks.
  • To sort and distribute post.
  • To provide cover for reception duties when required, being the first point of contact for visitors, parents and pupils, answering routine telephone and face to face enquiries and the signing in and out of visitors.
  • To provide cover to complete registers for pupils and provide reports for pupil attendance, when required.
  • To collect dinner, club and trip money and take money to the bank, when required.
  • To report inappropriate pupil behaviour and convey serious incidents to the Office Manager/Principal as appropriate.
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, inclusion, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • To participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
  • To ensure strict confidentiality in all areas of work.
  • To work and process personal and sensitive information in accordance with Data Protection Act 2018 including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018.
  • To ensure work is conducted in a way that protects the safety and security of information (e.g. strong passwords, reporting breaches, securing paper records, securely disposing of records).
  • To understand and comply with the statutory guidance regarding safeguarding of children, ensuring the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare at all times, reporting any concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Officer immediately.
  • To comply with the Trust and academy’s policies and procedures at all times.

 To undertake other reasonable duties (with competence and experience) as requested, in accordance with the changing needs of the organisation.

Personal Contacts 

External:              Contractors, suppliers, parents, external agency professionals, other Trust staff.

Internal:               Students, staff, AAB members, parents and visitors to the academy.

This job description may be subject to change, following consultation between the post holder and the Academy.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

Experience and Knowledge

Key: A = Application, I = Interview And Assessment, R = Reference, C = Certificate

Essential

  • GCSE Grade C in English and Maths, or equivalent (A/I/C)
  • Relevant work experience or vocational training with regard to reception/office work (A/I)
  • RSA Level 2 word processing, or equivalent (A/I/C)
  • Knowledge of a range of standard computer packages e.g. Microsoft Office, Outlook email (A/I)
  • Able to communicate clearly face to face, by telephone and in writing with a wide range of people (A/I/R)
  • Able to relate well to children and adults (A/I)
  • Able to work sensitively with confidential information (A/I/R)
  • Able to work with a high level of accuracy (A/I/R)
  • Able to work to demanding and often conflicting deadlines (A/I/R)
  • Able to work with a minimum of supervision (A/I/R)
  • Commitment to self and team development (A/I)
  • Able to maintain a safe, calm and happy ethos (A/I)
  • A commitment to abide by and promote the Academy’s Equal Opportunities, Health and Safety and Child Protection Policies (A/I)
  • A professional responsibility to promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people (A/I)
  • The post holder will require an enhanced DBS (C)
  • Working in a school or office environment (A/I)
  • Familiarity with relevant school procedures, policies and guidelines (A/I)

Desirable

  • NVQ Level 2 Administration, or equivalent (A/I/C)
  • Experience of using SIMS or similar programme (A/I)