Admin/ Office Staff

Administrators are responsible for providing administrative support for an office or department within a school. They play a crucial role in the day-to-day life of a school by providing a wide range of administrative support to keep everything running as smoothly as possible.

What’s involved

An administrator’s role depends on whether it’s a small primary school or a large secondary school, for example, where duties will be divvied up between a team. But expect the role to cover the following:

  • welcoming visitors to the school and dealing with their enquiries
  • answering the phone
  • administration relating to pupil attendance
  • managing email/post
  • using IT systems to draft letters, emails, reports, newsletters
  • monitoring school supplies
  • keeping financial records
  • keeping paper and electronic records up to date
  • using reprographic equipment
  • ordering resources, paying invoices and banking cash
  • sending key educational data about the school to the Department of Education or equivalent

    Skills and experience you will need

  • excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • methodical and well-organised
  • able to work accurately and pay attention to detail
  • confidence with figures
  • good ICT skills
  • able to relate well with pupils, teachers and parents
  • able to prioritise work
  • sensitivity and understanding
  • to be flexible and open to change
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail

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