Administrative Assistant

St Helena School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC5448-92S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band 2M - Actual salary £13,418 - £14,244
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 26/10/2017 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 30 October 2017  

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7.4 hours per day, 195 days per year (term time + INSET)

08.00am - 4.30pm Monday - Thursday; 8.00am - 4.00pm Friday (not negotiable)

St Helena School is a lively, friendly and welcoming 11-16 school with 960+ students currently on roll. It was rated as Good by Ofsted in June 2014 and is now on a journey to Outstanding. St Helena is one of five Secondary and two Primary Academies in the Sigma Multi-Academy Trust, based in Essex which was formally established in 2016 to promote collaboration across a range of partners in Colchester and the surrounding area.

We are seeking to appoint strong administrator to join our well-established and progressive Administration team. The successful applicant will ideally have previous office and/or administration experience, and enjoy working in a team environment.

There is an abundance of opportunities for an ambitious professional to develop their skills and develop management skills, with an exceptional CPD training programme designed for our support staff.

St Helena School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please visit the school's web site to download the school's Application Form. Completed Application forms and Cover Letters should be submitted to

Information about the School

St Helena School, part of the Sigma Trust, is a highly-regarded 11-16 co-educational Academy, recognised as Good by Ofsted in 2014 and now on a journey to Outstanding. Located on 17 acres in historic Colchester, the school has a fine blend of traditional and modern facilities and opened a £2.5m new Science block in 2015, and a £2.5m all weather pitch facility in February 2016.

On 1 September 2016, the school joined The Sigma Trust, a partnership of schools with The Stanway School, The Thomas Lord Audley School, Clacton County High School, Monkwick Junior School and Monkwick Infants School and Nursery. Working in collaboration with all the schools within The Sigma Trust, St Helena has developed and enhanced its development of outstanding professional practice.

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

Sigma Trust HR Team
St Helena School
Sheepen Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3LE
Telephone: 01255 750913

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