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Type of Position:Receptionist/Admin Assistant
Salary:VTG9 - SP26-SP29 (£23,398 - £25,951) pro rata + Health Cash Plan and Benefits package
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Tuesday 16th October 2018 at 9:00am

Full time, Permanent

37 hrs per week – Term Time Only + 3 weeks within the school holidays

VTG9 - SP26-SP29 (£23,398 - £25,951) pro rata + Health Cash Plan and Benefits package


Applications are invited from high quality candidates to join an exciting and committed team as Senior Administrator and Clerk to the Governors within Fairlawn Primary School.

The role of Senior Administrator presents an exciting and invigorating opportunity to join a diverse and developing school.


As a Senior Administrator and Clerk to the Governors, you will work closely with the Senior Team as well as the Local Governing Body to provide complex advisory and administrative support.  You will be responsible for the design and effective operation of administrative process and procedures within the School and have line management responsibility for admin staff.

The role will also involve working closely with the Principal and Trust Team with regard to Finance and HR matters including oversight of budgets, recruitment and absence reporting.

In return you will join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Bicycle Purchase Loans plus others. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
- minimum of GCSE Grade C in Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
- experience of general office and administration
- clear experience of being able to work as a team player and an individual with an individual workload
- working with confidential and sensitive data, understanding the professional requirements of working with information such as notetaking/minutes
- exceptional organisational and time management skills with the resilience to work under pressure
- some general finance awareness

It would be a distinct advantage to have knowledge of working within an educational setting ideally however full training will be given. 

You must display excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrate an attitude of learning, continual personal and professional development.

Closing date: Tuesday 16th October 2018 at 9:00am

Interview date: Friday 19th October 2018

Venturers Trust is a new Multi Academy Trust based in Bristol formed through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust in September 2017. Comprising Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school the Trust has 3,200 pupils and 720 staff.

The Trust is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol. Both sponsors seek to ensure that all our young people receive a truly inspiring education. Their support, challenge and expertise are greatly valued.


Fairlawn Primary School is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

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