school administrator in ormskirk

03 August 2018
catherine stockford, randstad education
job type
£ 9.50 - £ 11.50 per hour
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ormskirk, north west
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 9.50 - £ 11.50 per hour
Non Teaching
reference number
catherine stockford, randstad education
0151 255 1666
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job description

Are you a school administrator currently looking for a new role? Does the idea of playing a pivotal role in a busy secondary school office appeal to you? Then look no further and apply to this school administration position with Randstad Education!


Randstad Education are currently assisting a Secondary School in West Lancashire to recruit for a temporary part-time School Administrator with a working knowledge of the School Information Management System (SIMS). You will be primarily responsible for staff cover, both planned and emergency. The post is part-time 5 days per week, 4 hours every morning 8.00am to 12.00pm, making 20 hours in total. Candidates MUST have previous experience of working in an educational establishment, as you will be expected to hit the ground running and deliver a high standard of work without a great deal of training.


As the successful applicant, you will have:

- Excellent administrative and ICT skills including SIMS experience within a school environment

- Organisational skills and the ability to multi-task

- Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing

- The ability to work with high levels of tact, confidentiality and discretion


This is a great opportunity to work as part of a successful school support team within a fast-paced office environment. Responsibilities would include:

- Handling face to face and telephone enquiries from staff, parents, external agencies and members of the general public

- Managing the cover process for absent staff, from taking messages to utilising the SIMS system to record staff absence and plan cover lessons for existing staff, booking external agency staff when required

- Assisting teachers and senior leadership team with data on pupil records and various other reports from the SIMS system

- General reception duties including overseeing access to the building for visitors, including safeguarding procedures

- Photocopying, post, filing and general administrative support


Our staff have a well-deserved reputation as being the best in Merseyside and as a reward for your hard work and commitment you will benefit from:

- a dedicated, professional and friendly specialist School Support Services consultant and a branch with 24 hour on-call facility

- competitive rates of pay paid weekly, which are fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011)

- commitment to your continuing professional development through free training

- 'recommend a friend' bonus worth up to £300

- the flexibility to work when and where you want through our network of branches

- being part of a highly respected supply team and developing your own reputation within it, especially through various rewards like 'Candidate of the Term'


Randstad Education is the UK Market Leader for recruitment within education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent roles in schools, colleges and nurseries for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2500 schools each week, our staff support over 135,000 children every day across the country, so we can find the right match for your skills. The Liverpool branch is one of the oldest and busiest in the country and has a dedicated team of consultants working across primary, secondary and SEN, and we now also have a dedicated section looking after School Support roles such as Technicians, Administration and Finance.


We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across Merseyside, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience, as we may have other roles available in schools, temporary or permanent, short-or long-term, full or part-time, which may be a better match. If your application is deemed to be suitable, an interview would be offered immediately and you could start working in the school in the new academic year. Randstad Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and require all applicants to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and UK eligibility checks, along with a full referencing process.
To discuss this in more detail, please contact Catherine Stockford, your 'School Support Services' specialist, via email on or telephone 0151 255 1666 to speak to the Liverpool branch of Randstad Education.


SIMS experience,team player