Job Details

Administration and Exams Officer

Location:                    The Tower School, Epping

Salary:                        £16,000 - £18,000 dependent on experience

Hours:                         35 hours per week – Term Time plus 10 days

Contract:                    Permanent, Term Time only

 

About the School:

The Tower School is a brand new, independent special day School for pupils aged 11-18 who have a primary diagnosis of Autism. Our dedicated team, work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who will often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life.

The Tower School site is currently going through significant refurbishment and is scheduled to open in early February 2021. It is based in Epping, Essex. It is located on Epping High Road within easy access of J26 of the M25 and Junction 5 of the M11.  Epping is a lovely market town in Essex and just 17 miles (30 km) from the centre of London.  It is surrounded by Epping Forest and the River Roding and River Lea valleys. The school is just a 10-minute walk from Epping station on the London Underground’s central line which will have you in London’s West End in under 50 minutes.

The Tower School is part of a divisional brand – Options Autism.

 

About the Group:

Options Autism is part of the Outcomes First Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

 

About the Role:

We are seeking to appoint a flexible and efficient Exams and Administration Officer. The post covers exam management and all aspects of general administration, including reception cover. You will play a key role in the smooth running of the school, supporting the Senior Leadership Team and the educational staff as they strive to further develop new curriculum pathways and effective provision to engage all pupils.

 

What we can offer you:

  • A commitment to support you in developing new skills through a wide range of professional development opportunities and experiences
  • The opportunity to make a huge contribution to the education and lives of children who respond very positively to high quality teaching.
  • A friendly and inclusive working environment

 

Who are we looking for?

As the School and Examination Administrator you will be joining a brand new team and will work closely with the Headteacher setting up processes within the school. The students that attend this school will all have special educational needs so you will need to be patient, empathetic and resilient whilst providing professional and effective administration to the School.  

You will be enthusiastic, able to work effectively as part of a team and dedicated to making a difference to improving the lives of the young people that we support.

The successful candidate will be likely to come from either an exams or an administration background, and flexible enough to cover the seasonal demands of both aspects of the role. Experience in both fields is not necessary, but a broad skillset and the desire to learn and develop is.

 

Why work for us

  • Social activities
  • "Your Wellbeing Matters"
  • Employee Rewards Hub
  • Pension
  • No two days are ever the same
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Continuous professional development and training for a clear career path

 

This role is due to start on the 4th January. If you have any further queries regarding how to apply please contact the recruitment team on 01204 558055 or email us at recruitment@acorncare.co.uk 

Options Autism are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check. . We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best outcome possible for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.