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School Administrator

This position has closed and interviews have taken place. No further applications will be considered.


Ref: CPS2023-04


RG3 (SP 5 – 11)

£13,965 to £15,569 (based on 28 hours Term Time only plus INSET Days)


  • Part-time 28 hours a week

  • Shift Patten:

    • Monday 8:00 to 13:00

    • Tuesday 8:00 to 15:30

    • Wednesday 8:00 to 13:00

    • Thursday 8:00 to 15:30

    • Friday 8:00 to 13:00

  • Term Time only (with INSET days)

  • Permanent


We are seeking to appoint a skilled School Administrator to join our office team from March 2023. We are looking for a warm, friendly, energetic, organised and resilient professional to assist our Senior School Administrator with reception duties and day-to-day administration in a small but busy school office. This role is varied one and will include reception duties, first aid duties (training will be given) and general office administration. Strong IT skills are essential. Previous experience in a school setting is preferred but applications are invited from suitably experienced administrators, customer service professionals, office professionals or receptionists.


We are looking for administrators or customer service professionals who are:

  • able to provide a welcoming and supportive environment for our pupils and families;
  • able to be effective team players;
  • able to use Word, Outlook, Teams, Excel and in-house management systems (such as SIMS/Arbor/ParentPay);
  • able to set up and maintain record and filing systems
  • lively and fun and able to communicate well with pupils, staff, parents and prospective parents;
  • well organised, warm, professional, dedicated and hard-working.

We can offer you:

  • a happy, vibrant, forward thinking school;
  • friendly and dedicated staff that assist one another to be better than ordinary;
  • regular training, wellbeing support and advice;
  • the certainty that you can make a difference to the lives of our enthusiastic children.

We would like to meet you…


Closing date: Sunday 19th February 2023

Interview date: Friday 24th February 2023

Please return your completed applications to Miss Goldring, our School Business Manager (ideally via email) bursar@coleyprimary.reading.sch.uk.

Please do not send a CV as, for the purposes of Equal Opportunities, we can only accept Reading Borough Council application forms.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An Enhanced DBS check will be sought from all successful candidates.