School Business Support / School Administrator

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Hadleigh,Suffolk,United Kingdom
Salary
£9 - £10 Per Hour
Posted
15 Jul 2021 03:39
Closes
10 Aug 2021 23:59
Reference
1254265671
Sector
Academy
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

School Business Support / School Administrator

Finance / Administration / Business Support AssistantDIRECTORATE Opus TeachCONTRACT TYPE Temporary (3 months with possibility of extension)LOCATION West SuffolkJOB TYPE Part-Time (25 hour week)START DATE ASAPHOURS PER WEEK 25-hour week, Monday-Friday 8.30 - 13:30About the job:Opus Teach is a supply agency based in Ipswich, which is wholly owned by Suffolk County Council. We are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to work part-time with one of our partnered schools in the West-Suffolk area.We are looking for a candidate with a business support background who is looking for part-time work starting in September.You will NEED: * Demonstrable experience in Business Support, Administration, and finance * Previous experience in a school office would be HIGHLY advantageous but not essential * An up-to-date enhanced DBS * Suitable professional references from previous employment * Good levels of literacy and numeracy * A good understanding of school structure * Ability to meet deadlines * Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team * High levels of self-motivation and a positive approachJob requirements & responsibilities: * Undertake several duties associated with providing a secretarial service to the Headteacher/Senior staff, for example: * Act as the first point of contact for Headteacher/Management Team, including telephone enquiries, receiving visitors, arranging hospitality, and dealing with mail * Maintain the Headteacher's filing system * Undertake or oversee a range of audio typing/word processing and clerical duties for the Headteacher, other staff, and Management Team * Generate routine correspondence including letters for trips and visits, and the school newsletter * From information received, set up appropriate budget allocations on the school's financial management system, record and monitor income and expenditure against budget headings, and produce reports for Headteacher/senior managers as required * Receive and process monies/income/invoices, including processing & banking of cash/cheques and issue of receipts * Account for petty cash in accordance with procedures * Maintain school fund records and prepare annual balance sheets for auditor * Ensure that deadlines are met for the completion and return of all financial statements for Area Headquarters as appropriate * Maintain pupil and staff records, including travel/expense claims, class lists etc. * Operate audio-visual equipment * Monitor and update the school website * Undertake administration for school lettings including liaison with related staff * Ensure fire doors are operational and test alarms

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