Administrative Assistant
North Hill House School

Job reference: NRD-002622

Location: North Hill House School

Salary: £17,661.16

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!

North Hill House 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!

Set in its own grounds close to Frome town centre, North Hill House is an independent specialist day and residential school for children and young people aged 6 to 19 years with high functioning autistic spectrum disorders, including Asperger’s Syndrome and associated difficulties. 
The school has been specifically designed to provide a strong focus for both UK and international students who need different levels of support to succeed, thus allowing young people with autistic spectrum disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated difficulties to thrive effectively in an ever-demanding and complex society.  Students have ambitions to live and work as self-reliant adults and we can help them to reach their goals with continued support, structure and guidance.  The school welcomes students on a day or weekly residential basis for 38 weeks per year.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, friendly admin team, where an excellent sense of humour is a must!
We are seeking an administrator with superb organisational skills and a keen eye for detail to join our busy, lively school office where high standards are essential. The successful candidate will be responsible for the arranging and monitoring of staff training, including in-house on-line training modules and will also be expected to undertake other general administrative duties including handling internal and external enquiries, prioritising as appropriate, answering the telephone, and meeting and greeting visitors. 
The successful candidate must be able to take accurate notes at key meetings and produce reports, many of which will be sent to Education Authority departments and parents; these must reflect the salient points and the professional image of the school.
The role will include an element of data entry so the successful candidate must have an eye for detail, ensuring all information and documentation is correctly processed in line with Aspris policies and procedures in order that regulatory, statutory and financial requirements are met.
The successful candidate should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent standard, with a high level of English and numeracy, as well as possessing excellent keyboard/ICT skills and ideally a good knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel.
This role is full time for 42 weeks of the year; the successful candidate will work during term time, with another 2 weeks to be worked during the summer holiday and a further 2 weeks to be worked in other school holidays, as agreed with the Administration Manager.

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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