Receptionist/Welfare Assistant

Edwards Hall Primary School, Leigh-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8823826-52S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Level 4 Pt 13-18
Position Start Date: 04/02/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/01/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: 23.1.19  

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Part-time Receptionist/Welfare Assistant

Hours: 32.5 hours per week (8.00am - 3.30pm 5 days a week, 1 hour lunch)

Salary Range: Level 4 Pt 13-18

Start Date: Required February 2019

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Receptionist/Welfare Assistant to work as part of our efficient and well organised school office team.

The school environment is busy and diverse so the ability to prioritise and work well under pressure is essential. You will need to be flexible, have a high degree of self-motivation and be fully committed to being part of a team aspiring to outstanding.

You will be a confident, friendly and approachable person who, as the first point of contact for all visitors, provides a helpful and welcoming impression of the school. You will possess excellent communication skills allowing you to play a key role in facilitating the smooth running of our school office. Alongside your main reception duties, you will act as the school's Primary First Aider and be responsible for the administration of various initiatives that impact upon the children's welfare.

The successful candidate should be educated to at least GCSE standard in English and Maths, have sound organisational skills and be computer literate. Knowledge of SIMS, first aid and previous experience of working within an educational setting would be an advantage.

For a full job description and personal specification please contact the school office for an application pack or alternatively download the information from our website.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people in our care and expect all staff to share in this commitment. We follow safer recruitment procedures. The successful candidate will be offered a position subject to an enhanced DBS check and appropriate references.

Closing date: Tuesday 15th January 2019(Midday)

Interview date:Wednesday 23rd January 2019 (AM)

Information about the School

Edwards Hall is a friendly and welcoming school at the heart of the Eastwood community. We are well resourced and fortunate enough to be set in wonderful grounds.

We believe that our school should be a safe, caring place, where all children reach their full potential as learners. Our pupils are encouraged to do their very best and we are proud of the children's achievements both in and beyond the classroom. Our talented team of staff work hard to provide an exciting curriculum for our pupils - continuously improving the opportunities and environment which support their learning and personal development.

We enjoy working closely with parents, organising many events throughout the school year, to ensure they are aware of what - and how - their children are learning at school and are fully involved in their children's education.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Heidi Pate
Macmurdo Road, Leigh-on-Sea
Essex, SS9 5AQ
Telephone: 01702 524470
Email: office@edwardshall.southend.sch.uk

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