Job Vacancy – Senior Administration Assistant

Job Vacancy – Senior Administration Assistant

Closing Date:               Wednesday 13 Jun 2018 (5pm)

Contract/Hours:          Permanent, Full-time

Salary Type:                 Support Staff

Salary Details:              Starting Salary: Grade C, Step 1 – £17,224

Hours of Work:             37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location of Role:          Osborne School

Job/Person Summary

Osborne School is a special educational needs provision catering for secondary pupils and Post 16 students who have learning, communication and physical difficulties that range from moderate to severe.

We equip our community with the skills essential to continue learning throughout life. This takes place within a secure and happy environment where everyone demonstrates respect for themselves and for the feelings and beliefs of others.

We are inclusive in ethos and celebrate the achievements of all. We seek to enable every learner to fulfil their personal and individual potential. We are looking to recruit an experienced administrator who has proven IT skills to include word processing, mail merge, spreadsheets, email and databases.

The post holder must have good interpersonal skills, be prepared to play a team role and have the ability to function in what is often a demanding environment. Although part of the general administration team, the post holder will have specific responsibilities for Education Health Care Plans, Annual Reports and assisting with exams.

Candidates will need to have a professional attitude, be able to relate easily with pupils, parents, school staff and visitors, whilst maintaining discretion and confidentiality at all times.

Educated to GCSE (or equivalent) in English, you will be self motivated, methodical, calm under pressure and able to prioritise your own workload. A clear understanding of the safeguarding and health and safety requirements of a school will also have to be demonstrated. A sense of humour is also essential.

Application Procedure

Informal visits are welcomed and would be encouraged. For an application pack and/or to arrange a visit please either telephone Lucy MacGrain, Office Manager/PA to Headteacher, on 01962 854537 or email


Osborne School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.


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