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Supervisory Administrative Officer

Job Reference CM/Admin



Castle Mead School

Closing date:

9.00am on Friday 5th March 2021

Interview date:

Week commencing 15th March 2021


35 hours per week, term time only

Contract type:

Temporary (This appointment is to provide temporary cover pending the outcome of an organisational review and will cease when a permanent staffing structure has been secured. There may be the opportunity for the post to become permanent, for the right candidate pending the outcome of the staffing structure review.)


Grade F £20,344 – £21,589

Start date:

19th April 2021

Role overview:

We are growing our school family, and are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and skilled professional to join our friendly and supportive staff at Castle Mead School.  This will involve managing the admin team to support the smooth running of the school under the direction and support of the school business manager.  No two days are the same and the school office is an extremely busy environment so the postholder must be adaptable, a good team player, possess excellent communication skills and support the vision and ethos of the school.  This is an ideal position for anyone with previous experience of working in a school environment.  Candidates must be organised and efficient individuals who hold relevant administrative qualifications and  can produce work to a high standard. 

We would love to hear from applicants who are:

  • Committed to The Mead Academy Trust’s vision, purpose and values
  • Passionate about providing a key role in improving learning opportunities for all children
  • Aware of the importance of confidentiality and safeguarding of children
  • Experienced in working in a busy office environment
  • An excellent communicator with both parents children and staff
  • Confident with the use of Microsoft Office and ideally some experience of updating and maintaining website content
  • Confident in the use of SIMs (or other MIS)
  • Highly organised and can work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Able to form positive relationships and be part of a friendly, dedicated business services team
  • Flexible,  and adaptable with a strong commitment to teamwork
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour

We offer all of our staff:

  • An excellent working environment, with access to all the resources you need to undertake your role effectively
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with colleagues from schools across The Trust
  • Warm, enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to learn and deserve the best
  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff
  • A commitment to high quality professional development and career progression

The Job Reference for this post is CM/Admin.

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