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Lettings Administrator

Avanti Schools Trust
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Part Time
Grade 3, £23,048 - £24,113 per annum
Start Date
17th July 2024
14th July 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
17th July 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1434179

About us and the role

Are you an organised and proactive individual with a passion for client relations and event management? Avanti Schools Trust is seeking a Lettings Administrator to be the key point of contact for all lettings activities.

In this role, you'll manage the SchoolHire booking platform, respond to client enquiries, and ensure smooth operations for all events and bookings. Collaborate with school principals and business managers, handle essential administrative tasks, and play a vital role in promoting our schools as top-notch venues.

You'll be instrumental in improving the client experience, overseeing logistical arrangements, and managing a dedicated team of caretakers.

If you're ready to take on a role where your efforts directly contribute to the success and reputation of Avanti Schools, we want to hear from you!

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, we'd encourage you to submit your application as early as possible.

School visits are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the school to arrange a suitable time.

What will you do?

  • Manage the SchoolHire booking platform, including client inquiries
  • Process and manage expenses, invoices and purchase orders
  • On-boarding and off-boarding of clients
  • Improve the client experience through enhancements to the booking system and maintain clear communications
  • Oversee logistical arrangements for all lettings

Why should you apply?

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

You will be working in a fantastic environment with:

  • Great opportunities for professional development through the Avanti Institute and our family of schools
  • NEST pension scheme subject to eligibility criteria
  • O2 discounts, Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Eligible for NUS Card and CSSC membership
  • Access to multiple well-being programmes (Weekend Retreats, Yoga Classes and Apps)
  • Cycle-to-work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes
  • Free staff lunch and on-site parking

What are we looking for?

Demonstrable experience of developing and maintaining administrative systems and procedures

  • Ability to interpret information and to devise work guidelines for other staff
  • Experience of working in a similar role within an educational setting
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the responsibilities and essential criteria required for this role.

Further information

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.

Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.


Safeguarding Statement:

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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