Primary School Administrator (MOR02887)

Favourite Moray Council
Ref no: MOR02887
Closes: Tuesday, 20th March 2018
Published: Wednesday, 7th March 2018
Location: Cullen School, Old Church Road, Cullen, Banffshire, Moray
Salary: £19,604 - £21,489 per year Pro Rata
Hours: 25.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Term Time Part Time
Organisation: Moray Council
Category: Administration / Clerical / Secretarial
Sub-category: Senior Administration Assistant

Job Description

To ensure the effective administrative functioning within the school and to develop and implement administrative policies and procedures within the school.


  • Assist the Head Teacher and Senior Management Team in introducing, maintaining and reviewing administrative policies and procedures within the school.
  • Provide appropriate financial information and administrative advice for the Head Teacher and the Senior Management Team within the school.
  • Ensure the effective management and maintenance of the Seemis Management System within the school.
  • Manage all general clerical and administrative functions within the school.
  • Adopt procedures to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Participate in the Council's Employee Review and Development Programme.

The Individual

  • Experience in administrative and clerical work including financial management systems, composing letters/reports, record keeping, filing and dealing with the public
  • Recognised typing / word processing qualification (eg typing RSA stages 11 or SCOTVEC Text Processing Certificates).
  • Experience of Microsoft Office including software packages such as Excel, Access).
  • High level of accuracy in work
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to use initiative in day to day tasks
  • Ability to participate as a team member
  • Self confidence
  • Self motivated
  • Strong customer care skills and focus
  • Effective organisational skills including time management
  • Appreciation and acceptance of, and commitment to the importance of confidentiality
  • Good knowledge of software packages – e.g. Microsoft Office / XP / Frontpage
  • Ability to demonstrate a high standard of numeracy and literacy skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Willingness to accept direction/delegation
  • Understanding of and ability to demonstrate key inter-personal skills, both on the telephone and face to face
  • Approachability and willingness to help
  • Discretion
  • Flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the service

Closing Date: 20 March 2018
Starting Salary: £19,604 (pro rata)
£10.40 per hour
25 hours per week
(47 week contract, ie term time working plus balance of days to be worked during school holiday periods)

Proposed interview date: 29 March 2018

For further information contact: Head Teacher, Cullen Primary School, 01542 840279

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