Job Title:             School Administrator

Location:             The Holden School, Leigh

Salary:                  £18,000 per annum

Hours:                  37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Contract:              Permanent

Are you looking for a new and exciting opportunity to be part of an excellent Team in a friendly and expanding Specialist School? If so, we have the perfect role for you.

Due to our continued success and growth, we are looking for a School Administrator to join our fantastic Team at The Holden School.

Job role

To assist the Head Teacher in developing the school as a high-quality specialist provision for pupils with emotional, social and mental health (SEMH) through providing the highest standards of pastoral care for all pupils of all abilities in a safe and orderly learning environment which provides a high standard of behaviour.

You will have GCSEs in Maths and English, Grade C or above (or equivalent).  Be a confident user of ICT including all Microsoft Office applications (Excel in particular) and Outlook.  Work under pressure and meet reporting deadlines and the ability to work as part of a team and build relationships with adults & young people.

About us

The Holden School is an independent specialist day school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 16, catering for children with a wide range of needs in Lancashire, Manchester and surrounding areas. Our dedicated team work together to ensure successful outcomes for pupils who often arrive at the school with a troubled view of education and life. We are a Therapeutic Led, Trauma Informed School providing individualised curriculums for our young people supported by our Class Teams, our Pastoral Team and our own Therapists.

We pride ourselves in steering children in the right direction, nurturing aspiration to progress them academically and socially, to encourage them to take pride in their achievements. Socially, we build confidence in our students so they are able to have a greater understanding of the wider community in which they live.

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Why join us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

Acorn Education and Care is part of Outcomes First Group. We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS.

For further information or for an informal discussion please contact the school and ask to speak to Mark Fletcher, Headteacher.