school administrator in preston

job type
£ 9.50 per hour
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job details

preston, north west
job category
job type
working hours
£ 9.50 per hour
Non Teaching
reference number
01772 259966
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job description

Are you looking for an administration and receptionist opportunity based within Preston?

Do you want to work in a large and welcoming school on their front desk?

Do you have excellent communication skills?

Are you proficient with SIMS and Excel?

If yes, then this may be the role for you!

A Primary School in Preston is looking to appoint a new administrative assistant to their reception team to start as soon as possible. The successful applicant will ideally have SIMS experience, hold an enhanced DBS on the update service, and be experienced at working in a Primary School environment (although this isn't essential).

This is a part-time role, 2-3 days a week from 8.30am-16.00pm, beginning after Easter until the end of summer (or possibly longer.)

The role will involve assisting with day-to-day administration on behalf of the administration team and senior colleagues of the school and manning an extremely busy school office. The successful applicant will hold a key role within the school and will be responsible for completing tasks that ensure a smooth and professional operation.

Responsibilities of the role will include
Being the first point of contact for students, staff and visitors
Assisting with administration tasks
Organising and distributing the post and messages
Using the central printing services
Keeping records, documents and electronic filing organised
Using school software packages

Administration experience
SIMS experience (preferred)
Excel experience (essential)
An enhanced DBS on the update service (preferred)
Clear and confident communication skills (both verbally and written form)
A highly presentable appearance

Benefits of working with the school
On-site parking
Nearby public transport links
A welcoming and friendly school environment with a supportive team of staff

Benefits of working with Randstad
Dedicated Consultants with experience working in education
Free career advice
Support and guidance throughout your role
Market advice
Job matching based on your preferences
Advice and feedback on your current CV

Are these skills you can bring? Do you feel that this is the role for you? Then please apply now!

Randstad Education maintains the highest standard of child safety and compliance when placing candidates into schools. Successful candidates will be subject to the compliance process that also includes the enhanced DBS check.

To discuss this in more detail, please contact Rio Fitzgerald, your specialist Support Services consultant, via email on or telephone at the Preston branch of Randstad Education on 01772 259966 (Option 4).