School & Home Administrator

Job Title:             School & Home Administrator

Salary:                 £21,500 per annum

Location:             The Shires – Stretton, Stretton, Rutland

Hours:                 40 hours per week; Monday to Friday 

Contract:             Permanent

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of young children and young people, we have the role for you!

the successful applicant will welcome visitors into the school/home and provide administrative and clerical functions for the school/home and its staff, ensuring that the services are provided in an efficient, effective and timely way and in compliance with the requirements of the Outcomes First Group and the school senior leadership team.

This job's start date will be the beginning of term September 2022.


  • Must be computer literate - Windows, MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Must have good analytical and reporting skills
  • Must be a good communicator, both written and verbal
  • Must be able to work accurately to deadlines
  • Must be able to keep a very high level of confidentiality
  • Must hold a valid driver’s licence

About the School

The Shires is made up of three sites all within a 15-minute drive of one another. The sites consist of two Special Educational Needs (SEN) Schools and one Residential homes.  We help care for and support 33 young people aged 11-19 and 8 young adults who have been diagnosed with Autism and may have accompanying learning disabilities, behavioural problems or medical conditions.

The ethos of The Shires is very much characterised by a ‘can do’ attitude. We want people who focus on the positive outcome of our children and take responsibility for helping improve the lives of our young people. We share the value of creating a safe and nurturing home and we want people who can be fair and respectful, in order to do the right thing to support everyone in our care.

Why join us?


Your health and wellbeing are important to us, so you’ll get an exceptional reward package including:

  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme with options to increase your contributions
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services and physical health checks

And a market-leading benefit offering through our Flexible Benefits Platform, Vista, enables you to choose the package that’s right for you, including:

  • A wide range of health, wellbeing, and insurance benefits
  • 100’s of discount options valid in the UK and abroad
  • Cycle to Work Schemes
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme
  • Critical illness cover

And that’s not all, we place the outcomes of the children and vulnerable young adults in our services at the heart of everything we do, so you’ll wake every day in the knowledge that your role will have a significant positive impact on the lives of others.


For over 16 years Options Autism have provided care and education to children, young people and adults with autism, complex needs and learning difficulties. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.

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