Administrative Assistant

Highfields Primary School, Manningtree

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Job Ref No. ECC2090-57 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 3
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 01/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: tbc  

Job Description

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Administrative Assistant (Temporary Cover)

Scale 3 (band 2 mid)

Part Time up to 25hrs per week Monday to Friday for 4 weeks


Start Date Immediate

We are seeking an enthusiastic, reliable, flexible and well organised Administrative Assistant to join our very busy school office to cover a long term absence. This role involves a variety of administrative duties, including assisting in the day to day management of school database systems, registers, dinner monies, pupil welfare, updating the school's website, and producing the weekly newsletter to parents.

The successful candidate will have:

A warm, confident and welcoming personality as the initial point of contact for parents, pupils and visitors
Excellent communication skills
The ability to deal sympathetically with parents and pupils
The ability to work under pressure in an environment where there are constant interruptions
Excellent computer skills including Word and Excel, experience using the internet, email and other software packages (Sims would be an advantage)
Good organisation skills with a high level of accuracy and efficiency
The ability to work as part of a team
An understanding of confidentiality
Fully supportive of the school's ethos

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share in this commitment. All appointments will be subject to full employment checks, including an enhanced DBS check.

Please contact Lou Riddlestone School Business Manager for more details on 01206 392223.

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

Hilary Cook
Colchester Road
Lawford, Manningtree
Essex, CO11 2BN
Telephone: 01206 392223

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