Administrative Assistant
Forest House School

Job reference: 002258

Location: Forest House School

Salary: £16,321.00 (FTE £18,525)

Employment type: Full time

Hours per week: 37.5

There is no better time to start a career within our Administration team!

Forest House School  are now looking for an experienced, highly efficient and organised Administrator to join our dedicated team. Located across three sites in Burbage, Hinckley and Narborough, Sketchley School offers a safe, structured and predictable environment for pupils to develop the skills they need to live as independently as possible and make real life choices as they reach adulthood. 

Our benefits include exclusive access to reward and discount scheme, comprehensive induction, commitment to your ongoing training and career progression, pension scheme, paid for enhanced DBS, wellbeing support, cycle to work scheme and more!​​​​​​​

The role involves:

  • Answering phone calls, greeting visitors, arranging meetings and general administrative duties such as typing, filing and liaising with colleagues. 
  • You must have excellent communication skills, have a good working knowledge of IT packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, be proactive, professional and ready to smile - even when the going gets tough! 
  • You will be able to quickly adapt to company systems, have a good level of English and Maths, along with the ability to multitask. It is not essential you have experience working within a school environment, but solid administrative experience is a must. ​​​​​​​

As part of Aspris Children’s Services, we are immensely proud of the career pathway and training we can offer you. We ask that you can demonstrate the values needed for a role, transferable skills and life experience and in return we will give you all the training and support you need to progress. 

The successful candidate will be able to adapt to company systems and have a good level of English and Maths to fulfil the role. If you can multitask and enjoy being part of a busy environment and have the following characteristics:

Communication – Communicating with our young people is vital to understand their needs. Positive working relationships, teamwork and communication play a key part in ensuring important information is relayed to other staff.

Organisation –You will need to be confident and organised in general office duties, minute taking and handling student records.

Attentive – No two tasks are the same, so being attentive to greet all visitors, answering telephone calls, booking in appointments, as well as scheduling reviews with other professions.

Above all, we provide a supportive and collaborative working environment where you can flourish in your career and feel incredibly rewarded by helping those who need it most.

If you want to progress your career working in Education, Aspris Children’s Services will help you get there.

Aspris is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.  Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.


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