Administrator – School (term time, plus 5 days) – Talbot House Children’s Charity
Talbot House Childrens Charity - School
£20,545.93 (£23,636.91 FTE)
Full time during term time only (37.5 hours per week), plus 5 days non-term time as agreed. Working either Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm or Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.
1st Oct 2023
Talbot House Children’s Charity are looking to recruit an experienced, highly organised, and pro-active term-time only Administrator to oversee the school administration requirements of Talbot House School.
We are a small non-maintained special school with pupils ranging from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 4. All pupils have an EHCP with complex needs.
Previous experience of working within an administration role is essential, ideally gained within a school environment. This role will work as part of a wider administration team as the role will cover reception from time to time, therefore, previous reception experience, ideally within a similar environment, would be advantageous but not essential. If you believe you have what it takes to become part of our fantastic team please apply.
Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm, or alternatively, you could work Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm (37.5 hours per week, including a 30-minute unpaid lunch break with meals provided).
Working term time only plus up to 5 required days (you will work 40 weeks in total), annual leave is taken during the school holiday periods.
Salary: £20,545.93 (£23,636.91 FTE).
Starting date: as soon as possible, pending notice requirements.
Working at the Charity you will:
- receive death in service benefit, equal to 4 x basic salary, plus many other benefits such as employer assist program (EAP), GP and physio access and more.
- be offered access to an independent financial advisor.
- have the option of joining the Charity’s competitive pension scheme, matching contributions up to 6.75%.
- attend staff events.
- work with a passionate team.
- work in a bright and modern environment, with ample parking and grounds.
- be provided with meals while at work.
- be added to the DBS update service, paid for by the Charity.
- be offered opportunities to undertake training and gain qualifications relevant to the role.
Closing Date: midnight, Sunday, 1 October 2023.
Shortlisting Date: Monday, 2 October 2023.
Interview Dates: w/c 2 or 9 October 2023.
To apply please fully complete our application form (attached), using the personal specification (attached) to help you complete the ‘skills, experience and knowledge’ section of the form. Applicants who read our Tips for Applicants document before completing this section of our application form are more likely to be offered an interview. You will find our Tips for Applicants document attached.
If you have any queries regarding this position or the application process, please contact HR on 0191 229 0111 or email HR at:
For safer recruitment reasons we are unable to accept CVs. You will find our Application Form attached above. CVs will not be reviewed.
Note: The Charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment (see full policy details on our website).This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances and continued subscription to the DBS Update Service. Please see link for further information:
Please note that this role is classed as regulated activity as it involves working directly with children and/or vulnerable adults. All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-declaration form prior to interview. Please note it is an offence to apply for this role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and the Charity has the right to respond appropriately.
We can only accept a Charity Application Form for this role. We are not able to accept CVs for any role. If you submit a CV it will not be reviewed. Please view our safer recruitment policy. Applicants should be aware that any relevant issues arising from their declarations and references will be addressed at interview.
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Talbot House Childrens Charity - School
Talbot House Children’s Charity Limited is situated in the North East of England and comprises a special educational needs school and a residential care home for children.
The Charity provides a positive alternative for children and young adults who have had difficulties in mainstream provision. These young people are at a higher level of risk emotionally and/or physically. They can also be experiencing educational and social exclusion.
Talbot House Children’s Charity aims to help young people with complex needs to bridge the transition into adult life and have opportunities to flourish in society, with confidence.
Enhancing self-esteem and providing a nurturing approach are fundamental principles at Talbot House and require sensitivity and non-rejection as a cornerstone. They are fully embraced by an expert team in place, who strive to develop positive outcomes for young people in their care.
Talbot House is a registered children’s charity, which provides a nurturing and supportive environment for children and young people with complex needs.
We aim to ensure every child aspires to become the best they can be. To achieve this, our staff must also aspire to be the best they can be and share our values; to care for, respect and support one another in this endeavour.Visit School Website