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Admin Officer
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/21/163671
  • Published: Fri 03/09/2021, 16:10 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 21/09/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Term Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 5 Point 12 - 16 (£22,423 – £23,610)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Burnside Secondary, Waltham Forest

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Admin Officer

Scale:    Scale 5 Point 12 - 16 (£22,423 – £23,610)

Fixed Term Contract: 1 year

Location: Burnside Secondary

36 hours per week

Closing Date:  21st September 2021

Shortlisting:    22nd September 2021

Interviews:      27th September 2021

The Hawkswood Group supports pupils from all schools within Waltham Forest. Our staff are committed to improving the life chances of all pupils and work hard to raise standards attainment and confidence.

We are currently seeking to appoint an Admin Officer term time only. Ideally the candidate will have the experience of working in a school setting.  The successful applicant will be part of a dynamic environment. This would be ideal for an individual who has excellent organisational skills, can work to deadlines and manage their own workload whilst being part of a team.

The Role

We are looking to recruit an Administrator. To be responsible for all areas of administration to assist the Hawkswood Group, hence this is a varied role.


  • Front line service to the school
  • To assist with the administration and clerical processes relating to staff recruitment and other staff changes to include medical clearance and criminal record checks as required;
  • Order, monitor and manage stock within an agreed budget using established school systems.
  • Complete and submit complex forms, returns etc., including those to outside agencies e.g. DFE.
  • Contribute to the planning, development and organisation of support service systems/procedures/policies.
  • Assist in the organisation of school trips/events etc in co-operation with other staff.  Ensure that staff and external providers (e.g. coach companies) have completed all associated risk assessments
  • Proven track record as an individual who is able to deliver effectively and on time.
  • Exposure to and an understanding of office environments.
  • Assisting to manage multiple tasks simultaneously from start to finish.
  • Excellent problem solving, organisational and progress control skills are essential.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • A good working knowledge of SIMs software’s to include Microsoft Office and

Key Characteristics:

  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Clear thinker.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong word processing and data entry skills.
  • Self-motivated

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Application package will be available online on the Hawkswood Group website.

Completed application forms to be sent to:  

The Hawkswood Group is committed to promoting the safeguarding of children. Please note that this position requires an enhanced DBS, and safeguarding checks will be carried out prior to appointment.