Admin Assistant with HR & Finance responsibilities

Lexden Springs Residential Special School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC7069-306 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 4 Point 6-7
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/05/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: w/c 23/5/22  

Job Description

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We are looking for a hard working, reliable, enthusiastic person to join our busy, friendly and efficent admin team

Hours: 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 8am - 4pm, with a 30 minute lunch break and 1 day 3.30pm finish)

Weeks: 41 weeks per year (Term time plus non pupil days, plus 2 weeks holiday working, spread over the school breaks as needed by the school)

Actual starting salary per annum: £17,951.82

Duties may include but not limited to:

-Assisting HR Manager with admin tasks, such as obtaining references, monitoring staff attendance, scanning and filing

- Assisting Finance Manager with the input of orders/invoices


- Reception and clerical support

- Liasing with parents/staff and outside agencies

- Supporting our Senior Leadership Group with Admin tasks

- Dealing with deliveries

- School newsletter

- Attendance and data collection

- Financial Administration

- Maintaining and updating school policies

- Update school website

- Maintaining admin for school systems such as Evidence for Learning, IRIS, Evolve

Confidentiality is essential

Full training will be given on relevant systems

Lexden Springs is an inspiring school where no two days are ever the same (but a smile is always guaranteed!) which caters for pupils aged 3 - 19 who have a variety of severe learning difficulties, including some with autism and/or challenging behaviour and some with serious medical conditions.

We pride ourselves in having high quality and enthusiastic staff that encourage our pupils to achieve their fullest potential academically, socially, emotionally, physically, morally, spiritually and aesthetically, enabling each pupil to grow in confidence, and able to participate in the wider community. We support our staff in doing this by offering a high level of training and development throughout their time at Lexden Springs and encouraging them too to also reach their fullest potential.

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,age or disability status.

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

HR Department
Winstree Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 0PZ
Telephone: 01206 563321

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