Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Castledon School, Wickford

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Job Ref No. ECC7045-135 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band 3 to mid-point
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 04/01/2018 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBA  

Job Description

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We are looking for a warm, driven and competent receptionist / admin assistant who is able to be the face of Castledon School ensuring all safeguarding protocols are complied with. You need a willingness to turn your hand to anything! The hours are 34.5 per week (Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4pm & Friday 8.30am - 3.30pm) term time (39 weeks) plus one additional week.

Additional duties will include, administering all annual review paperwork, maintain records for any incoming money, trip letters and to offer general clerical support for the school - the list is far from exhaustive!

The successful candidate will need to have a good all-round education and willingness to undergo further training/development if required. You must be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office packages, especially Outlook & Excel and must demonstrate excellent organisational skills with an ability to be incredibly flexible and be able to work under pressure. The ability to deal with people with sensitivity and good humour, at all levels, is essential to the role. This is a fast paced ever changing environment. You must have a valid driving licence and be willing to take a minibus test.

In return we offer:

Wellbeing is a high priority and as such staff are able to benefit from the bike to work scheme and childcare voucher scheme which supports with the expense of childcare. Our local secondary school has a gym that staff are able to use straight after school for a minimal charge. We also offer a flu jab for staff.

The pay range is £14429.08 - £16350.03 (already pro-rata'd). The starting pay will be dependent on expericence

Information about the School

Castledon School is a Special School for pupils with Moderate Learning Difficulties and additional complex needs from Year 1 - Year 11. Castledon Sixth Form College was opened in September 2017.

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

Sandy Tucker
Bromfords Drive, Wickford
Essex, SS12 0PW
Telephone: 01268 761252
Email: admin@castledon.org