Administrative Assistant
Quay View School

Job reference: NRD-002386

Location: Quay View School

Salary: £9.50H (Term time only 8:30am - 4:00pm)

Employment type: Term time

Hours Per Week:: 37.5

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

Would you like secure employment where you can progress your career?

If you would like to build a career that gives you genuine sense of achievement and fulfilment, then look no further and apply today!

Quay View School are recruiting for an Administrator to join a busy and professional administration team. We are looking for enthusiastic multitasker, who is highly skilled and proficient in the use of Microsoft office, excel & word. The successful candidate who be a solution focused member of the team and be able to prioritise competing deadlines in a professional manner.

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!

Aspris Children's Services, Devon & Cornwall specialises in high quality residential and educational provisions for children between 7-18 who may have SEMH and /or Autism. The safeguarding and wellbeing of our young people who may have experienced challenges in their lives is always paramount; along with encouragement to achieve their full potential.

We currently have two educational settings, Quay View School and Tor View School, and four Children's Homes in Tavistock, Gunnislake and Okehampton

Based at Quay View School, you would be responsible for;

The management of referrals and placements of the young people at our Schools & Homes

Auditor for the Single Central Record (SCR)

Site Authoriser for IT requests (e.g. new users)

Induction of new members of staff

Management of Policies & Procedures

Covering our School Reception when required

Attending meetings and taking notes as required

Please note: This role is predominately based at Quay View School but there may be occasions where you will be expected to work at Tor View School, to provide Admin support as required.


•             Experience in a similar role

•             Attention to detail

•             Ability to be organised and have excellent time management

•             Ability to multi-task

•             Work well under pressure

•             Confident working both independently and as part of a team

•             Good interpersonal skills and a good telephone manner are essential

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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