Sector Administrator


James Brindley Academy, Ardenleigh (385 Kingsbury Road, Erdington, B24 9SA), but may be required to work at other sites of the Academy

Working Hours

Monday to Friday, part time, 8am – 11.20am (some flexibility can be negotiated), 16.6 hours per week including banked hours

Closing Date for Applications

12:00 Wednesday 25th September 2019


Grade 2; scp 11 – scp 24; £18.065pa (pro rata: £7,177pa) to £22,911pa (pro rata: £9,102pa)

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. Ardenleigh is a nationally commissioned, 12 bedded, mixed gender unit for young people aged 12 to 19. The hospital provides assessment, treatment and care for young people who are experiencing complex mental health difficulties and pose a significant risk to others either through direct physical violence, sexually harmful behaviour and fire-setting, and who may also present a risk to themselves. Within Ardenleigh there is also a nationally commissioned, 6 bedded, low secure unit for females.

You will have experience in general administration environment with experience of Microsoft Office packages and using database applications.  You will also have experience of reception work and able to communicate effectively and accurately both verbally and in writing.  You will have the ability to prepare confidential reports whilst having the ability to complete work to the required standards of accuracy and presentation.

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

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.