School Business Assistant

School Business Assistant, North Somerset, Full-Time, Temporary

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Due to maternity, a lovely primary school located in North Somerset is looking for a Business Assistant to begin work in November on a full-time basis. This school believes in creating a happy and caring community where their pupils can excel and works effectively with parents to ensure every child is on track. This family community celebrates positive learning and teachers and governors provide the best education for everyone.

Your new role

Starting in November 2019, a full-time temporary Business Assistant job has become available. Required until the end of the academic year. Your main responsibilities will be to promote a friendly, inviting and professional and courteous environment as the first point of contact for visitors to the school. To answer incoming telephone calls, responding to requires for information and referring messages on as appropriate. To ensure school email is checked daily and forwarded as necessary and deleting spam/junk mail. To undertake routine administrative and clerical tasks e.g. word processing, data inputting, maintenance of spreadsheets, filing, photocopying, upkeep of generic forms and various other standard letters. To maintain filing systems. To maintain ParentPay records, including accurate lunch numbers. To input data on computerised systems to maintain staff and pupil records and other school databases including attendance, contacting parents/guardians as necessary.

What you'll need to succeed

The ideal candidate would have experience of working in an office environment. Experience of developing and implementing office administrative systems. Experience of HR administrative systems. Knowledge of school systems e.g. FMS, SIMS. Knowledge of data protection requirements. Good working knowledge of Microsoft suite of programmes. Ability to convey advice and information clearly and concisely. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with key contacts. Ability to organise and motivate staff. Ability to relate well with children and parents. You will be confident at following through on tasks and resolving enquiries. Have a positive attitude to change. Can work collaboratively and develop relationships with internal key contacts.

What you'll get in return

By registering with Hays, you will benefit from competitive rates of pay as well as regular contact from your own personal consultant. You will also have access to a wide range of Administration/Receptionist work opportunities, many for which are only exclusively available to Hays candidates as certain schools across Bristol and South Gloucestershire work exclusively in partnership with Hays. Hays also has a refer-a-friend scheme, so if you know any education professionals looking for roles, please let us know. If you refer them to us and we place them in a role, you can receive £250 worth of retail vouchers. Terms and conditions apply.

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Talk to Madeline Naylor, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Bristol

2nd Floor, Hartwell House, 55 - 61 Victoria Street

Telephone: 01179279369

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