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The Aurora Group Bank/Casual School Administrator in Leyland, United Kingdom

School Administrator - Aurora Brambles

Location: Leyland, nr Preston, Lancashire

Salary: £11.00 - £11.30 per hour depending on experience (plus 13% holiday pay)

Hours: Flexible / casual hours available

Aurora Brambles School is an independent day school in Lancashire providing specialist education for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health difficulties (SEMH).

What is bank/casual work?

Our bank staff usually cover staff sickness, holiday and busy periods and they are able to choose what days they want to work, giving them a great deal of flexibility.

The main purpose of the role:

To support the efficient and effective running of school administration, including a wide range of areas such as Finance, General and Pupil Administration, HR, Facilities and Site Maintenance, ICT, health and Safety, Housekeeping and Catering.

Key Duties

Working both independently and effectively as part of the Administrative and Support Team to provide an excellent administrative support service.

Establish and maintain excellent working relationships in contributing to the delivery of an efficient support service

This may include but is not exhaustive:

  • Preparing, collating and editing reports in respect of all aspects of School Administration and Support

  • Maintaining and updating manual and computerised records.

  • Organising and facilitating events

  • Support the induction of new staff to the school

  • To provide support to the recruitment and onboarding processes of staff.

  • To provide support for HR to include sickness absence reporting and keeping training records up to date

  • Reception cover

  • Service meetings as requested

Experience and skills required:

  • Experience of working in a school environment desirable

  • Excellent organisation skills: ability to work in a busy and demanding environment

  • Ability to work independently and effectively without supervision for longer periods of time and prioritise workload

  • Ability to be discreet and protect confidentiality

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Good level of literacy and numeracy (at least 5 GCSEs above C to include English and Maths).

  • Must have excellent computer skills – Excel, Word, Outlook, Access, Powerpoint and ability to use range of databases once trained

What’s on offer?

  • Full training (if required) and continued support

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

How to apply:

You can apply online by completing our onine application form. For more information on this position please contact Karen in the Recruitment Team -

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Aurora Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children."

The Aurora Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer

Job ID: 2023-4037

External Company URL:

Address Line 1: 59 Longmeanygate

Post End Date: 23/06/2023

Work from home: No