Temporary Administrator

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Business Support

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £10 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Morris

  • Contact email:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


The Dream Career:

Temporary Administrator

*25th November – 8th December*


The Location:

Sheffield, S10


The Hours:

38 hours per week

8.30am – 3.30pm


The Salary:

£10 per hour


The Job Role:

The Purpose of this role:

To support a Visually Impaired Teacher in the application of her role as a Teacher of visually impaired children for Sheffield City Council.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

In class support:

To provide support to teacher within the classroom environment, carrying out duties as directed by the teacher:

  • Hand out materials
  • Read materials out loud
  • Help monitor production of student work
  • Advise on students’ neatness and accuracy
  • Help with the setting up of technology
  • Locate materials in the classroom

To provide support in work with students which is non-classroom based:

  • Support teacher when running clubs at lunch-time or after school
  • Support when conducting Functional Vision Assessments
  • Support when observing students or teaching assistants
  • Provide visual/non-verbal information
  • Report any safeguarding concerns
  • Provide sighted guide to the students
  • Provide sighted guide to the teacher as needed
  • Support when visiting families in their homes

To assist with marking, feedback and assessment:

  • Access student files on the computer for the teacher as necessary
  • Complete marking checklists/electronic mark books as directed by the teacher
  • Be present at standardisation/moderation meetings to read out materials
  • Print out copies of student marked work for folders.

To provide support to prepare Materials:

  • Aid with the formatting of teacher-made electronic resources
  • Print out electronic resources
  • Photocopy or collect photocopied resources
  • Help with other preparations such as gluing, cutting, paper slicing and laminating
  • Make tactile books.
  • Make print/braille resources for lessons as directed.
  • Use Duxbury to emboss braille resources.
  • Braille materials using the perkins braille machine.
  • Make tactile diagrams using Zychem or German Film


  • Collect, open and read post
  • File student work; documents or resources as required

Providing materials in accessible formats:

  • Type up handwritten or printed documents
  • Transfer electronic documents (such as from Publisher or PDFs) to accessible formats
  • Read out documents.
  • Look through materials with teacher to decide what is needed.
  • Contact publishers regarding sourcing accessible files
  • Source or type up or scan sections  from books
  • Access RNIB Bookshare and The Online Accessible Library to download electronic copies of books.
  • Make audio-recordings of written documents as necessary
  • Help with the completion of written forms and/or that the formatting of those completed electronically are accurate
  • Provide descriptions of visual materials either orally or in writing
  • Complete forms for The Department for Work and Pensions each month.


  • Provide support on trips
  • Attend external meetings and courses with teacher
  • Help with navigation/mobility around sites as necessary
  • Help exit in the event of a fire alarm
  • Attend internal/team meetings and annual reviews as required
  • Make notes  at meetings and provide to teacher 
  • Make hot drinks for teacher or visitors
  • Support when teacher is providing training
  • Support teacher when needing to get food
  • Provide additional administrative support necessary for the role
  • Any such other tasks that are deemed necessary and relevant


The successful candidate will need to complete a DBS enhanced check.


For further information about this role please contact rebecca@benchmarkrecruit.co.uk