Senior Admin Officer (Level 3)

Sharrow School have an exciting opportunity for a hard-working, efficient Senior Admin Officer to join their office team. They are looking for a proactive, confident candidate who will be able to work in close partnership with their School Business Manager. This role would be suited to someone who is looking to start their career in the education sector and work towards becoming a School Business Manager, or an experienced school administrator looking to take the next step in their career

Excellent interpersonal skills will be essential as contact with a diverse range of parents/carers will be integral to the role. Previous book-keeping / financial experience or knowledge of school management systems and IT packages (such as SIMs, FMS6 and ParentPay) will be an asset. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the ability to build strong working relationships with staff, pupils and parents, as well as being able to work to very specific deadlines. The role of SAO will have a major impact on the quality of our day to day operations and how visitors and staff perceive the school, so they are looking for someone who can:-

  • Process purchase orders and invoices, and undertake other finance tasks under the direction of the SBM
  • Support the SBM with HR and payroll tasks, including the drafting of adverts and undertaking safeguarding checks and processing contract and payroll changes
  • Be responsible for the charges for the Nursery, Children’s Centre, After School Clubs and Holiday Club
  • Dealing with new pupil admissions into Reception, Nursery, the Children’s Centre and in year transfers into older year groups

Closing date for applications is the 29th November 2021, at 12 Noon!

For more information on the role, and how to apply, visit the Sheffield Council website.