Office Manager and PA to the Headteacher

Hamstel Junior School, Southend-on-Sea

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Job Ref No. ECC8822092-112S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: PLG7 pt21
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 14/08/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 21st August 2020  

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Office Manager and PA to the Headteacher

37 hours per week - Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm term-time only

Level 7 pt 21 pro-rata (£22,266 actual salary)

Fixed term until 21st July 2021

Required 1st September 2020 or as soon after that as possible

We are looking for a cheerful person who is energetic, flexible, outgoing and reliable to lead a busy, but very friendly school office. The role will be stimulating and involve significant variety and challenge. The successful applicant will need to have a flexible and adaptable approach and be able to motivate a team.

The successful applicant will have:

Office management experience

An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office and be computer literate
The ability to work well under pressure
The ability to relate well to parents, children, staff and visitors to the school
A clear understanding of the need for discretion and confidentiality
A willingness to learn and a desire to make a difference to the lives of our children

Possess an excellent telephone manner

Basic First Aid skills

Full details of the role can be found in the application pack.

To find out more about our school please visit our website:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, this appointment will be subject to a medical check and an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further details and an application pack please contact the school office on 01702 468048. Email:

Closing date: Friday 14th August at Midday

Interviews: Friday 21st August 2020

Information about the School

Hamstel Junior School is part of Portico Academy Trust.

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.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Madelaine Salmon
Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS2 4PQ
Telephone: 01702 468048

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