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School Administrator

School Administrators are essential to the running of the school, ensuring the appropriate number of staff at all times and keeping to the school budgets.

Potential office roles in a school includes Administrators, Receptionists, Bursars and Business Managers.

Administrators Role and Responsibilities:

  • General clerical/administrative support
  • Data inputting
  • Updating/maintaining manual/computerised record/management information systems including system maintenance/back up files and provision of reports
  • Ordering supplies and equipment
  • Maintaining stock and classroom resources
  • First point of contact with students' parents and guardians
  • Responsibility of following up pupil absence with parents and guardians including recording/ monitoring of absence and production of reports
  • First point of contact regarding teacher absences/contact with supply agencies/associated record keeping/processing of payments

Qualification Required:

  • Employers would expect a good standard of general education 
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office

As an Administrator you will need:

  • Experience of clerical and administrative work
  • Ability to use standard office software
  • Team skills
  • Comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, confidentiality and data protection 

Bursars and Business Managers Role and Responsibilities:

  • Forward budget plans -- including preparation of annual forecasts and budgets
  • Keep a record and monitor all income and expenditure relating to the schools budgets
  • Manage contracts with all external providers
  • Manage staff personnel records and payroll providers
  • Prepare accounting reports, VAT returns and any other financial returns required
  • Prepare financial reports for the Headteacher, governors, local authority and government departments
  • Advise the Headteacher and governors on financial matters
  • Recruitment, training and management of school support staff
  • Responsibility for contracts and tenders for services such as cleaning, catering and IT support
  • Management of the school's administrative systems
  • Marketing, PR and fundraising

Qualifications Required:

  • You will need a strong background in finance, management or similar to become a School Business Manager (SBM)
  • The following qualifications are desired by schools:
  • Level 4 Diploma in School Business Management (formerly CSBM)
  • Level 5 Diploma in School Business Management (formerly DSBM)
  • Level 6 Diploma in School Business Management (formerly ADSBM)

As Business Manager or Bursar you will need:

  • Experience in management, accounting or finance
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Can plan ahead and make quick, effective decisions
  • Well organisation with good time-management


Position: Support Staff
Vacancy ref: 145603
Role: Administration
Sub Subject: n/a
Region: Bromley
Area: Kent

Key Stage / Age Group: KS3
Duration: Long Term
Perm / Temp: Temporary
Start Date: 04-09-2017
Finish Date: 18-12-2017

Our client is looking for a very experienced attendance officer to over see two sites based in Kent. The candidate must have sims experience and be a self starter.

In order to work with Link Education all applicants must:

Be UK qualified or hold a recognised Teaching or Teaching Assistant Qualification
Have previous Experience Teaching the UK National Curriculum
Hold a current and clear DBS or be happy to apply for a new one
Be able to commit to the full duration of the contract
Have a passion for teaching and the ability to inspire all who you teach

If you think you are the right person then apply online today..... We would love to hear from you!

Link Education Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect staff to share this commitment.

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