Furness Primary School - PA to Headteacher/ School Administrator

School Furness Primary School
Head
Mr David Ansong
Salary
£21,748 per annum pro rata + LW £1,978 per annum pro rata
Hours 3 days per week, term time only + 10 days. Hours: 8 am – 4pm, half an hour lunch
Closing date Open until position filled
Interviews

Interviews will take place on an ‘as and when basis’ as applications are received  

Start date

January 2021

Inspiring children To Succeed

The school

Furness Primary School is a happy, thriving and “GOOD” (Ofsted rated) primary school based in Harlesden. We inspire our children to aim high and succeed, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge for the future. We promote understanding, respect and tolerance for each other.

The role

In this role you will be providing a comprehensive administrative support to Furness Primary School, including providing support to the Senior Leadership Team. You will collaborate with other members of the school’s admin and finance team to uphold the vision and ethos of the school at all times and provide excellent customer service to a range of stakeholders.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide general clerical and administrative support for the school.

  • Taking minutes of meetings as and when required.

  • Maintain computerised records and management information systems, providing accurate lists or data as required by colleagues or compliance bodies.

  • Ownership of the school’s admin email address, ensuring all correspondence received is actioned/ answered/forwarded as appropriate.

  • Organise school trips efficiently, taking responsibility for bookings and coordination of all trip requirements.

  • Update the school diary and annual planner.

  • Produce weekly newsletter.

  • Assist with planning, organising and overseeing school events.

  • Keep record of all staff absences, preparing Return to Work Interview sheets in readiness for Headteacher.

  • Liaise with external agencies/contractors as necessary.

  • Work in tandem with the school’s Business Manager ensuring the school is Health & Safety compliant.

  • Carry out DBS checks for all new staff.

  • Ensure the school’s Single Central Record is updated and compliant at all times.

  • Cover main school office as and when required.

The person

You will be:

  • Educated to GCSE English and Mathematics Grade C or above.

  • Experience of running effective administrative systems (SIMS), preferably in a school environment.

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with ability to work on own initiative.

  • High level of IT proficiency/ Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to build relationships with a range of stakeholders and anticipate other’s needs.

  • Ability to prioritise work accordingly to meet all deadlines.

Brent Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check.

How to apply

Please apply via the school website or via email to sheila@furness.brent.sch.uk. Completed applications to be returned to the same address.