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School Administrator
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£400 to £450 per week
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06 February 2024
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*LOCATION* Carnforth *CONTRACT TYPE* Full-time *CONTRACT TERMS* Long-term up to July 2024 *SALARY* £400 to £450 per week *APPLY BY* ASAP *JOB START* January 2024

About the role

We are recruiting for a School Administration Assistant for a secondary school in the Carnforth area, full-time to start as soon as possible.

Providing administrative support for students, parents and staff, you will be a highly organised individual able to prioritise workload and work to strict deadlines. Duties will include answering queries both face-to-face and over the telephone alongside administrative duties including writing reports, updating databases and filing systems. You will need an efficient and helpful demeanour and an ability to think on your feet as well as excellent communication skills.

Experience in a similar role and a knowledge of SIMS (School Information Management System) is essential as well as a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

The role is full-time, 37.5 hours per week (8:30am to 3:45pm).

About the school

This is an SEND specialist provider on the outskirts of Carnforth, working in a small admin team and liaising closely with senior staff, parents and visitors.

The school is based in a semi-rural area so the role is best suited for drivers due to infrequent public transport links.


To be considered for the role of School Administrator you will:
  • Have previous experience working in an administrative role in a school.
  • Have knowledge of SIMS (School Information Management System).
  • Have a high level of literacy and numeracy.
  • Have excellent organisational and communication skills.
Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.


£400 to £450 per week

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position are:
  • Previous experience working in an administrative role in a school.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:
  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.
  • Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.
Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call Dave Travis on 01772 669 322 or email

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