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Administration Officer

Bury, Lancashire
Contract Type
Full Time
G5 £23,893 to £25,119 (Pay award pending)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
16th April 2024 09:00 AM
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  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1413297

Brookhaven is now looking to recruit for an Administrative Officer to join their team.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Administrative Officer to work in the Admin Team within our specialist school. The main purpose of the role is to work under the instruction/guidance of senior staff to undertake administrative, financial and organisational processes within the school, and to assist with the marketing and promotion of the school.

We would welcome candidates who can demonstrate the following:

  • NVQ 3 or equivalent in Business and Administration or experience in relevant discipline
  • Experience in management and operation of educational administrative systems; MIS systems and finance processes
  • Effective use of ICT and other specialist equipment and resources
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • A professional and positive attitude in the marketing and promotion of the school
  • Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
  • Experience of working within an educational setting

Brookhaven School is a brand-new purpose-built school in Bury, that will cater for up to 80 pupils aged between 11 to 16 years old, with special educational needs, primarily Autism and/or speech, language and communication difficulties.

Brookhaven School will provide an excellent foundation for children to develop as individuals and are committed to enabling all pupils to fulfil their potential. We hold dear important values such as mutual respect regardless of age, gender, religion, and academic ability.

Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your Teaching or Support Staff employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme (Support Staff) / Teachers Pension (Teaching Staff)
  • Support Staff only based on working full time, all year - Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (37 days holiday rising to 39 days after 5 years’ service including Bank Holidays)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.

Shaw Education Trust are a thriving mix of diverse and growing schools including Primary, Secondary and Special Schools all working together to improve the lives of young people in our communities. We are sponsored by Shaw Trust a charity organisation that focuses on transforming lives. We’re a growing group of dynamically awesome academies providing education to children of all ages and abilities. Staff across our team of schools are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the opportunity to be successful, whatever their starting point in life.

Our Special settings cater for children and young people with a wide range of Special Educational Needs from children with profound medical needs and life limiting conditions, those with severe, moderate and sensory needs through to young people with social emotional and mental health needs that require support and understanding to help them to navigate their world.

All the pupils within our Special Schools have an individualised education and are educated in small classes and groups with enhanced support to ensure that all of their needs are met. There is nothing more rewarding than being part of a team that supports a child or young person with Special Educational Needs to reach their goals. You truly will make a difference to the life of a young person and their family.

Salary: Grade 5 SCP 16 to 20 £23,893 to £25,119 (Pay award pending)

Actual Salary: £21,360 - £22,456

Working hours: Term time plus 10 inset days - 37 hours per week (working 40 weeks a year)

Interview date: To be confirmed


Safeguarding Statement:

Brookhaven Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, click here to review Safeguarding and Pupil Protection Policy

This position is subject to appropriate vetting procedures including an online checks and criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions.

All shortlisted candidates will undergo an online search as part of Trust safer recruitment.

We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date as we review applications on an on-going basis and interviews may be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, therefore, we encourage early applications. 

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In accordance with our safer recruitment policy CV’s alone will not be accepted.

We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date, therefore, we encourage early applications.

Successful candidates will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant employment checks.