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Job Ref No. ECC3603-53 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Band 4 (CCT Thurrock Academies Pay Scale)
Position Start Date: 31/01/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/01/2022 4pm Date of Interviews: W/C 24th January 2022  

Job Description

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The Christus Catholic Trust are seeking to appoint:


Salary - Band 4 - Point 12 - 20 (CCT Thurrock Academies Pay Scale). Salary Range: £19,330 - £23,625 (this will be pro-rata so the actual range is £14,368 - £17,560)

30 hours per week (8.30am to 3.30pm)- 47.8 weeks per year. Permanent contract

Start date: 31st January 2022

Location: St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary, Grays, Essex

This is a great opportunity for an individual who is able to provide an effective and efficient administrative support to the Academy.

The primary responsibilities and requirements for this role are:To create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive working environment

Co-ordinate processes and procedures in all aspects of the administration of the school

To ensure quality assurance within the team

Design, develop and implement processes and administrative procedures that work effectively and meet all deadlines

To undertake general reception, telephone duties and manage the admin e-mail account to ensure all e mails are dealt with

To provide administrative and clerical support

To be First Aid trained (or be willing to be trained) to cover the medical room for 1 hour per day and as needed at other times

To deal with all aspects of pupil admissions for the school including new starters, leaversand changing the class lists in the summer holidays

Maintenance of the student database, assessment recording, provision of analytical/statistical data to staff, parents and outside agencies

To prepare and submit CENSUS returns to the DFE and other returns as required

The successful candidate should be:

· willing to work collaboratively with others and work autonomously

· able to have a can do and flexible attitude

· professional and reliable

· able to work calmly under pressure

· experienced working in a primary school environment (desirable)

· willing to recognise the Catholic ethos of the academy

Information about the Academy:

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary is located in Ward Avenue Grays Essex, and is part of a Multi Academy Trust (The Christus Catholic Trust), which currently consists of 5 primary schools. Catering for around 630 pupils, St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School in Grays, Essex, is the largest primary school in the Diocese of Brentwood.

The academy and The Christus Catholic Trust will offer:

· a dynamic and collaborative team of professionals across the academy and Trust, who work together and are committed to creating an ethos of mutual support whilst providing an effective Catholic education for the children in our communities.

· the desire to appoint staff, who share our high expectations of everyone in our community, who enjoy workingas a member of a team abd who take a solution focused approach.

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School and The Christus Catholic Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 21st January2022 by 4pm

Interviews will be held on: W/C 24th January 2022

For an application pack please contact the School's HR Manager on A completed application form and all other related documents should be sent by email

If you experience any difficulties downloading the forms, please contact the above email address and you will be emailed the application pack.

Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Information about the School

St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Primary School is a large primary school located in Ward Avenue, Grays, Essex and is part of the Christus Catholic Trust (a Multi Academy Trust). St Thomas' is a popular school, located on an attractive site. It has an excellent local reputation and facilities which provide an excellent working and learning environment.

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.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Mr C Beazeley
Ward Avenue, Grays
Essex, RM17 5RW
Telephone: 01375 375826

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