School Administrator - PRU

Administrator - North East London

Ref: 5874Thursday 20 June 2024

London Borough of Hackney 
September 2024

We are working with a Pupil Referral Unit, a leading PRU that is committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for students who require alternative educational settings. Their mission is to help every student reach their full potential through tailored educational programs and comprehensive support. They are seeking a highly organised and proactive Administrator/Receptionist to join their team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the administrative operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and update student records and databases.
  • Working front of house
  • Handle correspondence and communication with parents, students, and external agencies.
  • Coordinate and manage appointments, meetings, and events.
  • Provide administrative support to the teaching staff and senior management team.
  • Assist with the preparation of reports, presentations, and other documentation.
  • Manage office supplies and resources, ensuring efficient use and replenishment.
  • Support the implementation of school policies and procedures.
  • Handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and professionalism.


  • Proven experience in an administrative role, preferably within an educational setting.
  • Experience using SIMS
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other relevant software.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • A compassionate and understanding approach to working with children and young people
  • First Aid Experience (Or willing to be trained)

Why work with us? 

  • We have access to a wider range of job opportunities including vacancies that haven't been advertised yet :We have partnerships with multiple schools, Local Authorities, and educational organisations and can provide you with access to a wider range of job opportunities.
  • Expertise in the SEND education industry: we have specialist knowledge and experience in the SEND education industry, including an understanding of school hiring practices and requirements, which can help you navigate the job search process more effectively.
  • Assistance with CV and application materials:  we can provide guidance on preparing effective resumes and application materials, which can help you to stand out to schools
  • Interview preparation and coaching: we provide interview preparation and coaching tailored to the specific school to help you feel more confident and prepared for interviews.
  • One application - Multiple Opportunities: are you too busy to fill out lots of different application forms? register with us and only fill out one form
  • Continued support: we can provide continued support throughout the job search process, even after a job offer has been made

If you think you would be an incredible asset to a team then please do get in touch by applying to this advert or emailing

Unfortunately if you are not contacted within 5 working days it means your application has been unsuccessful, we will however keep your records on file and contact you if a job role becomes available that we believe is perfect for you.

Parker Smith Inclusion is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. We will help you with this.

By applying for this role, you consent to Parker Smith Inclusion Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with the new GDPR Requirements

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