• Arbour Vale School, Farnham Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 3AE
  • 01753 515 560
  • office@arbourvaleschool.org

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School Administrator

(Level 5 SCP 22.1: £21,177 (FTE £23,525) per annum)
Location: Arbour Vale School, Slough SL2 3AE Hours: 37 hours per week, 5 days per week, Term time plus 2 weeks

Closing Date: 14/10/2021


Job Description

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing a comprehensive confidential administrative service to the school to support the development of pupils with severe learning difficulties with profound and multiple needs.

Job Description – School Administrator

Person Specification

The post holder will be computer literate with a good knowledge of word for the production of correspondence, and the use of spreadsheets. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required for dealing with pupils, parents, relatives, teachers and local authority staff. The ability to work on own and prioritise, and to meet tight deadlines is essential.

Person Specification – School Administrator

Further Information

Arbour Vale School provides a stimulating yet safe learning environment enabling each pupil/student to achieve to their maximum potential whilst managing their specialist and complex physical, health and learning needs. Arbour Vale converted to Academy status on November 1st 2018 and became part of Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust.

Arbour Vale School is a generic special needs school and caters for pupils with speech, language and communication difficulties, PMLD, SLD, ASD and MLD. Abilities are wide ranging throughout the school.

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT) is a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, Orchard Hill College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities it serves. The College has 8 centres and the Trust is now home to 15 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex. As a family of specialist providers with a strong track record, we aim to exciting and relevant educational opportunities tailored to the needs and ambitions of our current and future pupils and students with special education needs or who experience other barriers to learning.

Application Guidance

To apply for this role please click here to complete an application form. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

For further information, please contact Julia Copeland, Office Manager: Julia.Copeland@arbourvaleschool.org

Closing Date: Thursday 14th October 2021 (12.00 pm)

Interviews on: Thursday 21st October 2021

Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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