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Job Ref No. ECC2680-88S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: 2020 Scale 4
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/04/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: tbc  

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We have an exciting opportunity for an Office Administrator to join our team at Kelvedon Hatch CP School. Your role will be to provide comprehensive administrative and front of house support service for our busy and vibrant school. This post is for 20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 12noon to 4pm for 40 weeks (term-time, plus 1 week and INSET days). This is a permanant position.

You will join an experienced and supportive team of staff and will work with friendly and caring children and parents.

This is an important position in our school and to be successful in this role, you must be able to communicate effectively, work under pressure and maintain positive relationships with all members of the school community. You will also have the ability to adapt to the ever-changing priorities and demands of the school office whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy, manage sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy and maintain confidentiality at all times.

The position is varied but the main duties include a focus on managing reception and providing an effective and efficient clerical and welfare support to the school including some finance.

The successful candidate will need to understand the importance and significance of safeguarding and confidentiality and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Good IT, Literacy, organisational and administration skills are essential for the successful candidate to be effective in this role.

Previous experience of working within schools and an understanding of SIMS, ParentPay and ParentMail, would be an advantage. You should have a minimum of English and Mathematics at GCSE grade C or equivalent.

Kelvedon Hatch Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

Due to Coronavirus the interview date for this position is unknown. We have extended the application period until schools are returning.

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. Please contact Romy Barnes, Finance Manager via email on for further information.

Information about the School

Kelvedon Hatch Community Primary School is a joyful, creative school that promotes a love of learning within a safe, caring respectful environment.

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

Romy Barnes
School Road
Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood
Essex, CM15 0DH
Telephone: 01277 372341

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