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Receptionist Administration at The Cornelius Vermuyden School, Canvey Island

School: The Cornelius Vermuyden School

Job Ref No. ECC5420-27S

Applications Close: 13/03/2012 Midnight

Position Start Date: Immediate

Position Type: Administration

Main Subject: Receptionist

Employment Type: Full-time

Date of Interview: Thursday 15 March 2012

Pay Range: Band 2

Job Description

Temporary Fixed Term Maternity Cover

Required with immediate effect until 31st August 2012

Band 2 SP 11-14 £14,733-£15,726 (pro-rata) 37 hours per week, 39 working weeks per year (pro rata)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, calm, professional individual to join the support staff team at The Cornelius Vermuyden School to cover a maternity absence. The main responsibility of the successful candidate will be to provide a professional receptionist service to the school. There is also a requirement to provide administrative support for the school as directed by the Business Manager.

Excellent communication skills and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office IT programmes are essential. Previous school work experience is desirable as is knowledge of the school management information system; SIMS.

This is an important role in a vibrant and forward thinking school and demands excellent interpersonal skills. This is an exciting time to join the school, having just moved into our brand new building as part of the Building Schools for the Future programme. This has completed an exciting project that has provided a range of world class learning environments for the benefit of the local community.

The Cornelius Vermuyden School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

This position will be subject to full police and employment checks. Please apply on-line at, where you will also be able to view a job description, person specification and further information on the school. The school contact is Helen Bowden, Business Manager, email


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Information about the School

Cornelius Vermuyden is a vibrant and distinctive learning community in which all students receive the support, challenge and encouragement that they need to become successful, confident and mature young people who are well-prepared for life beyond school. Located on a beautiful site on Canvey Island and easily accessible to all parts of Essex, Southend and London, the school provides a secure and happy environment for positive and exciting learning experiences.

How to apply

To apply for this post, you can apply online or use the contact information below.

Contact Information

Ms H Bowden
The Cornelius Vermuyden School, Dinant Avenue, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 9QS

Telephone: 01268 685011 ext 111

Fax: 01268 510290


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School Type: Secondary Comprehensive

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We expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment to safeguarding children. We follow safe recruitment practices and all appointments are subject to successful DBS checks.

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