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Hours: 8:30-5pm Mon-Fri 52 weeks per year

Contract: Full Time Permanent

Do you want to make a positive difference?  Then look no further…. Join our friendly team in our journey to support our students to achieve their true potential!

We are looking to appoint an experienced Administrator to join our friendly and supportive team. This would suit an administrator who is looking for their next challenge.  We require an individual with extensive experience in an administrative background and are particularly interested in candidates who have worked in a special educational setting.

Odyssey Education Services, are a rapidly growing group aiming to provide the highest quality education to neurodiverse students.  The schools cater for a range of special education needs, primarily high-functioning autism, anxiety and emotionally based school avoidance (EBSA). All students will be able to follow a differentiated National Curriculum, with the aim of achieving a range of recognised qualifications at Key Stage 4 and 5 including Entry Level, Functional Skills and GCSEs and other Level 2 qualifications. Due to our expansion we now need an additional administrator to support our central team functions. This role will be focused across all the operational needs of the business.

The group ethos is shaped by our mission:

“To change a child’s experience of education through connection, nurture and belief to help them learn, grow and achieve transformative life outcomes”.

Our school premises have been designed specifically to meet the needs of neurodiverse children as well as providing an amazing work environment, where staff will benefit from excellent facilities of the highest quality, allowing exceptional education to be delivered to students.

The successful candidate will:

  1. Truly believe in the Odyssey House values and mission, and passionately contribute to the school’s ethos and development.
  2. Be able to multitask and deal with conflicting deadlines.
  3. Be able to demonstrate extensive administrative skills
  4. Have an interest and a passion for working with students with special educational needs.
  5. Have the ability to form positive and trusting relationships with senior stakeholders.
  6. Contribute to all aspects of the school.
  7. Have a professional attitude that is open to learning, innovative ways of working, accepting of change and school development, flexible and adaptable when faced with challenges and problems.

What we can offer you

At Odyssey we pride ourselves on developing a creative and supportive environment.  In addition to offering a competitive salary, our offer to you includes:

  • Supportive, passionate and friendly environment
  • Newly renovated schools, refurbished to a high standard including air conditioning and staff wellbeing areas based in beautiful surroundings
  • Strong line management and induction programme
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Staff celebration events
  • Supportive CPD offers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • EAP programme

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The post is advertised is a ‘regulated activity’.

Odyssey will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.

For admission enquiries please contact us via: admissions@odysseyeducation.org.uk