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Job Ref No. ECC4431-162S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 4 Point 6 to 7
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/04/2021 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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We require someone special, who can cheerfully and efficiently welcome visitors to the school reception and deal with parent, pupil and staff enquiries. The post is offered for 37 hours per week 8.30am to 4.30pm 4 days a week and 08:30am to 4:00pm one day a week during term time only.

The successful candidate must have excellent inter-personal skills and be capable of remaining cheerful, calm and understanding at all times. It is crucial that these qualities are extended to answering our busy switchboard and when greeting visitors face to face. The ability to Multi-task is essential and observing confidentiality is a very important part of the post.

There will be a range of administrative tasks to be undertaken on a regular daily and weekly basis, which will require the holder of the post to be capable of setting their own priorities in order to cope with required deadlines.

Further details on this post, job description and an application form are available from Jan Fennelly HR Manager, by phone, email to

Information about the School

Every pupil has access to a fully inclusive and appropriately challenging curriculum, which is taught by highly qualified and outstanding teachers in wonderful facilities. Pupils learn in a safe and thriving environment which is conducive to each and every one making outstanding progress, ensuring they have high aspirations for their own success. This has been recognised by our OFSTED report and we are very proud of this acknowledgement. “Through their relentless insistence on raising standards, leaders have created a culture where staff and pupils strive to achieve.” We provide opportunities for all pupils to engage enjoy and excel both in the classroom and in the wider community. Pupils understand the importance of having excellent social skills which will guide them in developing a strong moral purpose. Our pupils will seek to be aspirational, resilient and pursue opportunities leading to excellence.

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

Jan Fennelly
Woodlands School
Nethermayne, Basildon
Essex, SS16 5BA
Telephone: 01268282146