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Administrative Assistant / Data Protection Officer

Pin icon LE8 Leicester
Pound Sterling icon £12 - £15 per hour dependent on experience
Clock icon Permanent
Calendar icon 10 Apr 2024
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Are you ready to embark on a dynamic role where no two days are the same? Look no further! This independent specialist school is seeking a versatile Administrative Assistant / Data Protection Officer to join their team in Leicester.

You’ll be joining a school where they prioritise the needs of their amazing young people by providing access to a bespoke, person-centred curriculum, which in turn leads to successful, resilient, independent, and confident individuals.

Read on to find out more…

Administrative Assistant / Data Protection Officer
Leicester, LE8 8AJ

  • Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm term time, but open to negotiated hours
  • Permanent position
  • £12 - £15 per hour dependent on experience

Please Note: Applicants must be authorised to work in the UK

This school is dedicated to nurturing the unique strengths of children with autism (Year 6 to Year 11), providing a supportive and enriching environment where they can flourish.

The mission is to see "Autism as a strength and not a weakness" and the school values - Independent, Kind, Confident, Prepared, Positive, Safe, Respectful, Happy - guide everything they do.

The school provides personalised support for up to 25 mainstream students, ensuring individual growth and development. Located in the rural, picturesque town of Fleckney, they utilise the village's amenities and surrounding open spaces for diverse learning experiences, including equine therapy and outdoor activities. With so many local amenities, they endeavour to be able to secure links for work experience, or voluntary work.

About the Role:

You'll be pivotal in supporting the administrative and organisational processes within the school as well as being the Data Protection Officer

Key responsibilities include:

  • Administration: Maintain record systems, manage calendars, and handle emails and forms efficiently. Provide IT support, manage post, and assist staff as needed.
  • Data Protection: Ensure compliance, conduct audits, and advise staff. Act as the point of contact for data subjects and the Information Commissioner.
  • Attendance Management: Record and report pupil attendance, follow up on late arrivals, and communicate with parents while observing safeguarding procedures.
  • Reception: Manage inquiries, collaborate with colleagues, and support staff and pupils.
  • Security: Control premises access, implement safeguarding procedures, and maintain a secure environment.
  • Written Communication: Craft professional communications and manage online/offline correspondence.
  • Other Responsibilities: Adhere to policies, undergo training, ensure health and safety compliance, and contribute to student well-being.

About You:

The ideal candidate will be someone with:

  • Qualifications in First Aid (or willingness to obtain)
  • Administrative experience
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of data protection and safeguarding


Join a school that makes a real impact on the lives of its students and community. Enjoy benefits such as:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Pension scheme
  • Ongoing professional qualification investment

Ready to join a team dedicated to making a difference? Apply now and be part of something special!

How to apply for the role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click “apply” today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be authorised to work in the UK. No agencies please.

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The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all students as their fundamental right, irrespective of academic engagement and attainment. There is an expectation that all stakeholders, visiting professionals and volunteers share and promote this commitment to safeguarding and the welfare of every student.’ All students have the right to thrive and flourish in the knowledge that they are safe and supported by every adult in the building.’ We will challenge any member of the school community along with any visitor whose values are inconsistent with the school’s values.’

The school is committed to creating a diverse workforce. They will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

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