Centre Administrator


James Brindley Academy, KS4 Parkway (but may be required to work at other sites of the Academy)

Working Hours

Monday to Friday, full time, 36.5 hours plus banked hours; 7.30 to 4.30 Monday to Thursday and 7.30 to 4.00 on Fridays

Closing Date for Applications

12.00 noon, Wednesday 29th January 2020


Grade 2; scp 11 – scp 24; £18.065pa to £22,911pa  

James Brindley Academy is looking for an enthusiastic Administrator who is willing to develop and learn and has experience in busy administration environment.

We provide education for children and young people whilst they are in hospital or are unable to attend their mainstream school due to medical conditions or special educational needs. We teach across 11 sites including teaching centres and hospitals in Birmingham. Our KS4 Parkway Centre offers a safe and nurturing provision where staff work together with parents/carers and other professionals to support young people who have had difficulty in accessing mainstream education due to their Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs such as Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD); many of our pupils have a diagnosis of Autism.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the provision of full administration and non-teaching support service to the Academy and being the first point of contact at Parkway for all telephone enquiries and visitors, ensuring that Safeguarding procedures are carried out at all times. You will work with the Attendance Officers and Pastoral Managers to record and follow up pupil none-attendance and ensure this is reflected accurately on the Management Information System.

The successful candidate will have experience in general administration using Microsoft Office packages and database applications; as well as in reception work, and is able to communicate effectively and accurately both verbally and in writing.  You will have the ability to complete work, including preparing confidential reports, to the required standards of accuracy.

The ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of people and the ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision as well as to prioritise workload are also essential along with a good standard of education including A* - C in English and Mathematics or equivalent.

For further details and application visit our website at www.jamesbrindley.org.uk

James Brindley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this. Please be aware that this post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance check and any offer of employment is made conditional of this.  You will also be required to register and pay for the DBS update service and ensure that documentary evidence is produced to ensure annual compliance and updates.  You will also be required to provide written consent for the academy to access this information at any time.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Completed application forms should be submitted to vacancies@jamesbrindley.org.uk