Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Senior Administrator


Job Description:

  • Senior Administrator 
  • Full-time
  • ASAP start

A large SEN school in Bexley are looking for an experienced and highly-proficient Senior Administrator to join their school on a permanent basis.

The Role

In this role you will lead and co-ordinate all administrative functions in order to assist in the smooth running of the school and provide general support services (including PA services) to the Headteacher and wider Leadership Team.

You will take responsibility for a wide range of administration across the school including:

  • Monitoring of support systems/procedures/ policies.
  • Undertake line management responsibilities and co-ordinate and supervise the work of administrative staff
  • Support the organisation and effectiveness of academy events, meetings & visits including preparing documentation, and coordinating catering and hospitality for visitors and functions/events
  • Working with the Partnerships and Enrichment Coordinator manage external communications including the school website, social media platforms and external newsletters and support with the school prospectus.
  • Budget management
  • Complaints coordination acting as the first port of call for complaints.
  • Proof reading for all external correspondence and support with the formatting of documents
  • In conjunction with the Data Manager and Attendance Manager, support the academy pupil admissions process
  • Use and maintain relevant IT systems (e.g. SIMS) producing reports and information as required
  • Provide administrative support to ensure that efficient management of staff absence including oversight of support staff annual leave and the school cover system
  • Oversee first aid practices and processes in conjunction with the Student Services
  • Maintain oversight and access to appropriate training for administrative, curriculum support and site staff

The school

This SEN school is based in Bexley and is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted. The school is committed to educating and support pupils to become confident and successful young people and is very popular within the local community. There is an established leadership team in place at the school and there are excellent links with the wider school trust. The school is easily accessible by public transport.

We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Placement, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education