Administrative Assistant

Pemberley Academy, Harlow
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Job Ref No. ECC2099-20 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 3 Point 6
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 4th July 2022  

Job Description

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Pemberley Academy are seeking to appoint an experienced and efficient Administrative Assistant to work within our busy school front office. This role requires a good knowledge of secretarial and pupil matters. The successful applicant's duties will include providing general clerical, financial, administrational and reception support to the school. Applicants will require a confident and friendly manner, be a team player, but also have the capability and initiative to be able to work alone. Having the ability to work to deadlines and remain calm in stressful situations is essential. Excellent IT skills and strong interpersonal skills are a must, as is flexibility and leadership qualities.

Two years' or more previous school office experience, inclusive of online MIS systems, is also essential, whilst finance knowledge is desirable. The position is 35 hours per week, term time plus inset days.

The successful applicant will:

  • be educated to GCSE A-C grade or above in English and Maths
  • have good working knowledge of school attendance, Census and admissions procedures
  • have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • have an ability to show initiative, work independently and efficiently
  • have strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise effectively
  • have excellent IT skills in Word and Excel
  • have two years' or more previous experience in an educational office setting

Pemberley Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the School

Pemberley Academy is a vibrant one form entry primary school based in Harlow, Essex. We opened our doors to our pupils in September 2015 after our premises had an extensive refurbishment and are still in the process of growing and maturing.

The site is situated within walking distance to both the bus station and Harlow town rail line and is in close proximity to the A414 and A10 and within a short drive from the M11.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

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

Michelle Sortwell
Pemberley Academy
Hodings Road, Harlow
Essex, CM20 1NW
Telephone: 01279215745
Email: admin.pemberley@reach2.org

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