Administrative Assistant

Queen Boudica Primary School, Colchester
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Job Ref No. ECC3839-157S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band 3 points 4 - 5
Position Start Date: 05/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 06/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Friday 8th July  

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Admin Assistant required: September 2022

16 hours per week

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 12.30pm - 3.30pm

Friday 8.30am - 4.00 pm with half hour lunch break

Band 3 points 4-5 £6,918.02 - £7,056.63

Queen Boudica Primary School is a thriving and successful two-form entry primary school situated on the north side of Colchester. We offer modern, well resourced learning environments and our pupils are well mannered, dynamic and motivated to learn.

Our staff are kind, hard working and committed: we support each other in teams and care about each other's wellbeing. We have a superb team of classroom staff and our Admin Team are efficient, friendly and supportive towards our whole school community. As a school we are part of local English and Maths hub groups as well as the Open University's Reading for Pleasure platform, and aim to provide an excellent education for our pupils whilst maintaining a calm and caring atmosphere in which to learn. We place great value on kindness and compassion and treat all our children and their families accordingly.

Governors are seeking to appoint a positive and proactive Admin Assistant to join our Admin Team from September 2022. We hope that you will have a passion for people, as well as excellent organisational skills, and possess the ability to make a positive difference to our pupils and their families. A child-centred approach and the ability to empathise with pupils' and their families' emotional needs are essential. The successful applicant's duties will include providing general clerical,administrative and reception support to the school. We are looking for candidates who enjoy being part of a team alongside being self-motivated. As part of the role you will manage your workload, prioritise tasks and use your own initiative with guidance from your line manager/s.

High quality written and spoken English is essential. Previous experience of working in a busy office environment is essential and school based office experience is desirable.

The main areas of responsibility will include:

- Front of house duties including greeting visitors and answering calls

- Providing First Aid

- Generaladministration and clerical tasks

- SIMS knowledge is desirable but not essential

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. We're very proud of our school and would love to show you around. Please contact the school office to make an appointment on (01206) 844654.

Queen Boudica School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all of its staff to share this commitment.

All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance & satisfactory references.

Closing date: Wednesday 6th July 12.00pm

Interviews: Friday 8th July

Information about the School

Queen Boudica Primary School is a thriving and successful two-form entry primary school situated on the north side of Colchester. Since opening in 2009, the school has expanded twice and is now full with a capacity of 420 pupils. We offer modern, well resourced learning environments and our pupils are well mannered, dynamic and motivated to learn.

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

Mrs Tracey Metson
Cowper Crescent, Colchester
Essex, CO4 5XT
Telephone: 01206 844654
Email: finance@qbps.essex.sch.uk

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