Administrator – Academic and Pupil Support (Maternity Cover)

Status: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time at 192 days including Insert days plus 3 directed days
Salary: Band D+ Actual Salary £20,731 to £21,792 (FTE Salary £23,500 to £24,702) depending on experience
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 22nd April 2024, 12:00pm

Inspire Learning Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which also includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Oakwood High School is an oversubscribed 11-16 High School with a strong emphasis on respect for all; we are a ‘well led’, ‘good’ school where ‘pupils enjoy attending’ and ‘the vast majority of parents would recommend’.

We are looking to appoint an experienced and well-qualified candidate to join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as an Administrator – Academic and pupil Support. This role is a fixed term maternity cover until December 2024.

As a member of the Academic Support Team, the successful candidate will have good administrative skills, able to efficiently prioritise and multi-task within the busy school environment. You must be caring, positive, able to remain calm under pressure and willing to adapt your day creatively to support the needs of pupils, staff and parents to ensure the school runs efficiently.  Excellent communication and organisational skills and a proactive attitude to problem solving are essential.

The successful candidate will be truly committed to supporting the pupils to achieve, have high aspirations for pupil’s success and the success of the school in its move to outstanding.

We Offer a supportive and successful school where staff work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  A school with a way of working that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all. And a positive working environment, we care about our pupils, and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contributing to this culture and developing it further.

As a Trust we are truly community based and committed to developing a set of shared values through every aspect of our work. These values are the development of respect, responsibility, resourcefulness, resilience, reflection, risk taking and relationships.

Closing date for receipt of applications is  Monday 22 April 2024 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held in the week commencing 22 April 2024 or sooner with the right candidate. Oakwood High School reserves the right to end the advert earlier than the indicated closing date where an appointment is possible sooner.

Applicants are required to apply via our online application form which is available by clicking ‘Apply here’ below. Please note, we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Start date as soon as possible.

Inspire Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers, and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its workplaces.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Our safer recruitment processes include online searches which will be done as part of due diligence checks ahead of interview. Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

All candidates are expected to read the Trust’s Safeguarding Policy accessible via our website:








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