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Job Ref No. ECC8822093-55S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Level 5 SCP 7-12 – Actual starting salary £ 12,821
Position Start Date: 01/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/07/2019 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Hamstel Infant School & Nursery, Hamstel Road,

Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4PQ Tel: 01702 468461


Admin Assistant

Level 5 SCP 7-12 - Actual starting salary £ 12,821.21 to £ 14,155.53 per annum

Working 27.5 hours per week, Term time plus 1 week in the holidays

Working Hours 8.15 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. Monday to Friday

Expected start date 1st September 2019

Portico Academy Trust aspires to be at the heart of the local communities it serves. We aim to deliver to local families an excellent primary education and create new opportunities for our pupils. To support the development of our leadership team at Hamstel Infant School and Nursery, we are seeking to appoint an Office Administrator to join us on our ongoing journey for continued school improvement.

Hamstel Infant School and Nursery prides itself on being a child focused caring community; one in which all stakeholders views are valued. We are proud to be held in high esteem by our families and the local community and wish to share this valued position with the right candidate.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, highly organised, professional and flexible. They will have at least 6 months' experience in working in an office environment using computerized systems. Experience of working within a school would also be desirable but not essential.

The main scope of the job will be:

· To be responsible for pupil attendance administration for the school in order to exceed targets set by LA and Ofsted.

· To be responsible for the administration of school meals for children and adults.

To undertake various administrative and financial duties to ensure that the schools needs are met and public relations are enhanced.
To provide a support service to the headteacher, teachers and the school.
To maintain an ethos in which individuals feel valued and where personal endeavour and responsibility are fostered.
To maintain high morale and to set an example of high quality performance in standards, leadership and management.
To provide front of house, first contact welcome to all visitors.
To administer first aid and prescribed medicines to pupils.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, DBS and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

Closing Date: 19th July 2019 at 12 noon but we reserve the right to close earlier than this if we receive enough appropriate applications to short list successfully.

Please note that we are only accepting applications via the Essex County Council website.

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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Sarah Gould
Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS2 4PQ
Telephone: 01702 468461

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