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St George's School

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Administration Officer

St George's School, Watergate Road, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1XW Tel: 01983 524634 Email:

Hay Grade 4A – 4E £19,650 - £20,043 per annum FTE, approx. £13,267 - £13,532 pro rata, per annum – Pay award pending

Vacancy Reference: STG0802

Closing Date: 16/08/2022

Hours: 30 per week, Term time only

Contract Type: Permanent

Name of school: St George’s School, Watergate Road, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1XW


Tel: 01983 524634

Headteacher: Mrs Sue Holman, BEd (Hons) 

St. George’s School is a unique provision for SEN as a secondary school for students with severe and complex needs.

We are looking to appoint an Administration Officer to be part of our team committed to improving the outcomes for students by providing high quality support to our learning environment.  The new post holder will work alongside the Office Manager and School Business Manager.

It is essential that applicants have a Level 2 Maths and English qualification.

The successful candidate will ideally;

  • Have experience of school office administration.
  • Have experience of using Management Information Systems such as SIMS (pupil records) would be an advantage, although training can be provided.
  • Be enthusiastic and work co-operatively within a team.
  • Be good communicators, with a flexible approach to forming productive relationships with students, parents and colleagues.
  • Be committed to excellence in service delivery and show a high attention to detail.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all our staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

Application forms are available to download from the school website at

Please return the applications by email to by post or by hand.


PLEASE NOTE: Not all school staff are employed directly by the Isle of Wight Council, you can ask on application who the employer for this role will be. 

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The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years. 

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment

Interviews to be held: Tuesday 30th August 2022