Job Ref No. ECC2812-102S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Grade B (£16,189 - £18,648)
Position Start Date: 02/09/2019 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 28/07/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Vacancy: Receptionist / Administration Assistant

Pay Range Grade B (£16,189 - £18,648)

Position Start Date 2nd September 2019

Contract Type 37 hours per week, 38 weeks per year

Contract Term Permanent

Application Close 28th July 2019

Why Stifford Clays Primary School?

Stifford Clays Primary School is an extremely happy and positive school and we are seeking an Administrative Assistant to be a key player in the day to day running of the school office. The main focus of the role will be to manage the reception desk and telephone duties and to deal with daily enquiries from parents, staff and pupils, including general administration. This role is a good opportunity for someone who has the enthusiasm to learn about wider administrative processes and wants to get involved in the busy life of a Primary school.

We are looking for a person who:

· is organised and able to prioritise workload

· has excellent communication skills using all forms of communication (email, face to face, telephone, written letters)

· is confident and able to work on their own initiative

· works well with others and is calm under pressure

· has the interests of children at the heart of the work that they do

· has good ICT skills and able to use all Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint).


We are a Multi Academy Trust who wish to ensure our profession remains supportive and exciting, and we welcome all candidates including those embarking on their first stage of their career. This is an exciting time to join SWECET, which was established in 2015 with the belief that every young person in our community needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances.

In return for their dedication to achieving our vision, we offer our colleagues:

· Competitive salaries

· Comprehensive training and development opportunities supported by Thurrock Teaching School Alliance

· Full and comprehensive induction with training and tailored pathways for individual career progression

· Reduced gym membership at a Trust school

· Becoming part of a growing organisation

· A health and wellbeing package

· A two week October half term.

If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit or speak to the recruitment team for more information, please email

Please return your completed application form to:

HR Department

c/o William Edwards School

Stifford Clays Road



RM16 3NJ


South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Whitmore Avenue
Stifford Clays, Grays
Essex, RM16 2ST
Telephone: 01375 373866

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