Administrative Assistant

Grove Wood Primary School, Rayleigh
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Job Ref No. ECC3833-81S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: LGS Scale 4
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Administrative Assistant

Required September 2022

LGS Scale 4 (points 6 to 7)

Actual salary: £6,747 to £6,882 per annum

15 hours per week (Tuesday & Wednesday 8.30am to 4.30pm)

Term time only

We are seeking an experienced, organised and friendly Administrative Assistant, with excellent IT skills, to join our busy school office.

Main duties will include:

  • welcoming visitors
  • answering the phone and dealing with parent queries
  • providing general reception duties
  • inputting attendance data
  • recording late children and their absences
  • administering first aid and medicines to pupils

You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to deal with queries from parents, children and staff in a calm, sensitive manner. You will need to be able to prioritise work, to meet deadlines and work effectively within a team as well as working independently. You will be the first point of contact with the school, so a good telephone manner and welcoming nature is essential.

You will need to have some previous office, administrative experience and IT skills (Office 365, Word and Excel)

Grove Wood Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The appointment will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, medical check and satisfactory references.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged. Please call Sarah Mark, HR Officer, to arrange a visit.

To apply for this post, and request an application form, please contact Sarah Mark, HR Officer on 01268 743445 or email sarahmark@grovewood.essex.sch.uk. Application forms can also be downloaded from our website.

Closing Date: Noon Thursday 26th May 2022

Interview Date: TBC

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

Richard Green
Grove Road, Rayleigh
Essex, SS6 8UA
Telephone: 01268 743445
Email: admin@grovewood.essex.sch.uk

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