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Job Ref No. ECC2424-71 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 3 Point 4-5
Position Start Date: 01/11/2021 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/10/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: Week beginning 11 October 2021  

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Administration Assistant

Working Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Hours: 8.30 - 4.30pm, 21 hours per week, term time plus inset days

We are looking for an administration assistant to join our office team. We are a busy, two form entry primary school and are proud of our friendly, professional and caring staff team. This job is varied and demanding, and the ideal candidate should be prepared for anything!

The qualities we are looking for are competence, professionalism, warmth and friendliness, an individual who shows compassion, integrity and pride in their work and workplace. The role is diverse and challenging and initiative, flexibility, a calm and cheerful nature and a smile is a must. Every day is different but this is one of the many joys of this role.

The duties include:

Front line contact with parents, children, staff and guests face to face, by email, letter and telephone

Attendance Record Keeping

Trips and Visits Coordination

Medication and First Aid

Data Input to name but a few.

Please see the job description for full details.

School experience, first aid training and knowledge of SIMs is preferable.

It is important that candidates come and visit the school. We want to meet you and chat outside the formal interview process and you can see the school and office on a working day. You will be asked to use a lateral flow test and abide by the covid regulations and school risk assessment. Please call Natalie Jamieson to arrange an appointment on 01206 845887 or 07748 623 999.

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

Natalie Jamieson, Business Manager
Tynedale Square
Highwoods, Colchester
Essex, CO4 9SN
Telephone: 01206 845887

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