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School Administrator

Posted 17 days 22 hours ago by Smart Education Recruitment Ltd

£111.15 - £112.72 Daily
Full Time
Administration Jobs
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Job Description

SMART Education recruits into Teaching Jobs in Birmingham and across the West Midlands, and into Home Tutor jobs across the UK.

We are seeking a highly motivated and efficient individual to join a school team as an Administrative and Finance Officer. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive administrative, financial, and clerical support to the School, Senior Managers, and Governors. The successful candidate must have experience working in school admin.



  • Provide administrative and secretarial support to the Head of School and senior members of staff as required, including diary management, managing admissions paperwork, and liaising with external agencies such as the Local Authority and other schools.
  • Act as Clerk to the School Governors, taking minutes, circulating papers, and progressing any matters members wish to pursue.
  • Manage the School information systems, including pupil attendance, ensuring they are updated and used effectively in supporting the running of the School.
  • Provide information and produce reports to the Head of School.
  • Share the responsibility for incoming and outgoing post for the School.
  • Ensure that the School's security and safeguarding procedures are implemented and promoted at all times.
  • Be a Champion for Staff Health & Wellbeing in the School.
  • Participate in the Trust's performance management scheme, including supervisions and probationary review.
  • Undertake personal professional development and training as appropriate.

Financial Management

  • Be responsible for the business and financial management of school resources.
  • Maintain accurate records of all financial transactions, including income, expenditure, and budget monitoring.
  • Prepare financial reports for the Head of School and Senior Managers as required.
  • Ensure that all financial procedures and policies are followed and compliant with regulations.

Support Functions

  • Manage the school's support functions through planning, developing, designing, and monitoring support systems and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain recording and information systems.

Communication and Liaison

  • Liaise with other staff, pupils, parents/carers, and external agencies as required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience in a similar role, preferably in an educational setting.
  • Knowledge of administrative and financial management procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong IT skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office and database management.
  • Ability to work independently, manage workload effectively, and prioritize tasks.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Willingness to undertake further training and personal development as required.

This is a full-time position, and the successful candidate will be required to work 37 hours per week, term-time only. The salary for this role is competitive and dependent on experience.

Qualifications Required: Relevant for role + experience

Salary: £111.15 - £112.72 Per day.

Hours: Full-time

Location: Birmingham

Interview Dates: ASAP

Start Date: September 2024

Contact: Pippa Lee

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