Vacancy Details

Education Administrator (term time only), Royal College

Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ
£14,605 - £15,092 per annum + benefits
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Education Administrator (term time only) – Royal College

Salary: £14,605 - £15,092 per annum + benefits

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Type: Permanent, term time only

Location: Cheadle Hulme, SK8 6RQ

Holidays: School holidays (Stockport LEA)

Role Summary

We are recruiting for an Administrator to join our small team based in our specialist Royal College in this newly created role.This is a busy office environment at our site at Cheadle Hulme, near Handforth.

The role will support the Lead Administrator to provide effective and efficient administration processes for Royal College Manchester and this will include the following as well as other duties:

  • Handling general enquiries over the phone and in person from staff, parents and other parties

  • Updating databases with weekly/monthly information

  • Raising purchase orders and maintaining stationery supplies

  • Producing a wide range of correspondence and reports

  • General office duties such as photocopying, electronic filing

  • Collecting and delivering post for the department

This is a permanent position with full time hours on a term time only basis (39 weeks per year).The hours are Monday to Friday between 8.30am – 4.30pm.As this is a term time only position, holidays are required to be taken during school holiday periods.


  • Strong administration experience

  • GCSE English and Mathematics (grade A-C) or equivalent

  • Committed to improving knowledge and skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent IT skills – Microsoft Office packages including Outlook, Excel and Word

  • Excellent organisation skills

  • Ability to contribute, work as a member of a wider team but also able to work using own initiative

  • To be able to communicate effectively with parents and other professionals

  • Flexibility/adaptability in handling a large number of different tasks

  • Confidential and flexible approach to work

  • Ability to work alongside College ‘buddy’ dogs

Who are we?

Seashell Trust runs an Outstanding (Ofsted) special School and a specialist College together with 17 on-site residential homes for children and young people with complex learning disabilities, physical disabilities and multisensory impairments.

We provide an outstanding care environment that is safeguarded and committed to promoting learning, respect and independence, as well as dignity for all of our students.As part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.

We value our employees and recognise the need to recruit, retain and develop highly skilled and committed talent who share our vision and values!

We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities.Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

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

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