Admissions & Office Administrator

Salary

Surrey Pay PS4, points 1-6

Full time equivalent £19,422-£21,416

Actual salary for hours and weeks starting at £9,726

Location Shawley Community Primary Academy
Contract Part time (21 hours per week, days to be confirmed) and fixed term initially for one term until 31 December 2022
Start Date 05 September 2022 or as soon as possible

LEO Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an excellent administrator to work in the administration team at Shawley Community Primary Academy. Experience of working in a school office is desirable, but not essential. We are seeking a professional who is highly organised and effective to join our main school office team. The successful candidate will be able to learn new systems quickly, providing comprehensive administrative support to the school in general but also to members of the school’s leadership team, and Trust. 

This position is for 21 hours, with the exact hours to be discussed and agreed with the successful post holder. Initially, this role will be for one term but with the aim of recruiting a permanent team member from January 2023 for which the current post holder would be ideally placed. 

Please find out more about Shawley Community Primary Academy here

At LEO Academy Trust, we are proud to serve over 3800 pupils from across Surrey and the London Borough of Sutton. Our Trust was formed in 2015. Since then, we have developed a self-improving network of great learning communities formed from seven primary schools, supported by our central teams. We are proud to provide endless opportunities for our pupils, staff and the local communities we are part of. With over 500 staff, our schools are empowered to support each other to improve both outcomes for our pupils, and to drive performance across the wider school system. Our commitment to Professional Development is ongoing; staff, governors and Trustees access training through our LEO CDP website, Judicium’s online learning portal and a wide ranging programme of courses delivered in our LEO Training Room and online via GoogleMeet. Learning, Excellence and Opportunity are at the heart of our Trust, embedded through our shared mission, values and aims.

Please apply for this position by completing an application form, detailing how you meet the aspects of the Job Description and Person Specification

Informal conversations are welcomed; please contact the Trust’s HR Team via recruitment@leoacademytrust.co.uk.  

We can offer you a range of benefits, which can be found on our website here

Candidates are encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible. We reserve the right to withdraw this advert before the closing dates on appointment of a suitable candidate.

 

Closing date for applications 15 August 2022

Shortlisting WC 15 August 2022

Interviews will be held 19 August 2022

About Us

At LEO Academy Trust, we are proud to serve over 3800 pupils from across Sutton and Surrey. Our Trust was formed in 2015. Since then, we have developed a self-improving network of great learning communities formed from seven primary schools, supported by both our Inclusion & Wellbeing Hub and our Opportunity Hub. We are proud to provide endless opportunities for our pupils, staff and the local communities we are part of. With over 500 staff, our schools are empowered to support each other to improve both outcomes for our pupils, and to drive performance across the wider school system. We are delighted that our schools remain long standing members of the Challenge Partners Network of Excellence. Our commitment to Professional Development is ongoing; staff, governors and Trustees access training through our LEO CDP website, Judicium’s online learning portal and a wide ranging programme of courses delivered in our LEO Training Room and online via GoogleMeet. Learning, Excellence and Opportunity are at the heart of our Trust, embedded through our shared mission, values and aims.

LEO Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. All employees of the Trust are deemed to be in regulated activity with children and as such, all offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check amongst other checks as appropriate.

All shortlisted, external candidates will be required to complete a declaration regarding offences and have references requested (unless agreed otherwise), prior to the interview. 

LEO Academy Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race; sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act 2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members. 

Employees working in any role that requires them to communicate with pupils, parents, guardians, staff and / or members of the community, must be able to speak and write fluent English to enable the effective performance of the role and to ensure that they are able to abide by their safeguarding responsibilities.