School Administrator / Receptionist

  • Temporary
  • Salford
  • £12.82 - 12.82 per hour + Term Time Only

Connex - Manchester

School Administrator / Receptionist – Salford Based Secondary School (Ages 11 – 16)

Start Date; ASAP

Salary: £12.82 Per Hour

Contract: Temporary Term Time 

Hours: 8am – 4pm Monday through Friday

Connex Education are a well established recruitment organisation who have been supporting schools for over 22 years in their search for committed and outstanding employees. 

We’re recruiting on behalf of a Salford-based Secondary School who are searching for a School based Receptionist and Administrator.

We are ideally looking for someone who has prior experience in a similar environment and who can start ASAP.

If you have a DBS that is Fully Enhanced and on the DBS Update Service and interested in this ASAP role – email with your CV please

The administrative assistant is responsible for supporting with the administrative, financial and organisational processes within the academy. They will also act as the initial point of contact for parents, visitors and other stakeholders so will be an ambassador for the academy and embody the value, vision and ethos of the academy in all interactions. 

General Responsibilities

  • Update manual and computerised record/information systems
  • Update and maintain the academy calendar   
  • Assist with managing the academy’s email inbox, ensuring the academy meets its expected response times and emails are forwarded to the relevant staff member as necessary 
  • Manage and organise completed forms from parents 
  • Report any issues with the academy’s IT systems
  • Organise and distribute incoming and outgoing post 
  • Provide administrative support to staff as needed 
  • Book training courses for all staff
  • Order, monitor and manage stock, ensuring best value following the academy’s purchasing processes
  • Carry out filing, printing and photocopying. Maintain the operation of the printer and photocopier to ensure it’s ready to use at all times, resolving any issues as necessary 
  • Assist with organising parents’ evenings and other meetings and events, including the organisation of rooms and equipment, and providing refreshments as required
  • Keep records in accordance with the academy’s record retention schedule and data protection law, ensuring information security and confidentiality at all times  

You will have;

  • Be available full-time; Monday – Friday Term Time
  • Be aged 21 or over
  • First aid training (or willingness to complete it)
  • Experience carrying out administrative tasks 
  • Experience dealing with face-to-face and telephone interactions 
  • Exerience working with children or young people 
  • Experience working and collaborating within a team 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Be able to commit to this position potentially longer-term

Successful candidates will be required to conduct an interview and complete a vetting process which includes an Enhanced Child Workforce DBS, if you do not have one, you can get one through Connex Education if you do not already have one. 

If you’re able interested in this opportunity, please apply and one of our team will be in touch. 

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