Administrator (One Day a Week)

St George's School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC2001-73S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: LGPS Scale 3 Points 5-6
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: June 2024  

Job Description

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Our school community is seeking to appoint an excellent administrator to join our elite team of professional colleagues. The successful candidate will provide outstanding standards of administration support and student care. They will exude the positive culture that makes our school so special, and be an outstanding team member.

This position is for one day a week (currently Wednesdays) with the opportunity for additional shifts to cover absent colleagues. Full training will be provided, but a history of successful customer facing support is essential.

We will offer:

  • An ambitious and forward-looking community
  • A very supportive and dedicated team of professional colleagues
  • The opportunity to improve systems that have a direct impact on organisational effectiveness and the lives of young people
  • A team philosophy requiring adaptation and constant improvement

We are seeking an excellent administrator with:

  • A proven record of effective administration skills and attributes in practice
  • Integrity, professionalism, energy and initiative
  • Highly effective communication skills with a range of stakeholders
  • A friendly and caring nature, focussed on supporting children's health and wellbeing
  • An adaptable nature and growth mindset, adjusting to changing needs within the administration team

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Applications must be accompanied with a full and detailed personal statement exemplifying your skillset, experience, and how the requirements of the post will be achieved.

St. George's School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all persons at the school to actively share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to a DBS clearance, medical checks and satisfactory references.

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 24th May 2022 at noon

Information about the School

We are passionate about our school. Why? … you ask.

It’s simple really. St. George’s School is at the heart our community. Many of our children’s parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles were educated at St. George’s. The school has served four generations of the same families and we are very proud of our links with the community. St. George’s is a well-established school with a sense of pride, community spirit and values.

It is also a school which is proud to be pushing forward; trying to develop increasingly effective teaching and learning strategies that support all of our children … a truly inclusive place to be.

We are focused on improving many aspects of school life. We are developing excellent skills in assessment, are promoting a love of reading for all children, growing skilled writers and mathematicians, and supporting children effectively in both their learning and well-being. We aim to provide an engaging curriculum for all our young learners through interest, breadth and depth, and offer excellent facilities, including state-of-the-art ICT resourcing. Our curriculum drivers of Confidence, Aspiration, Resilience and Experience help prepare children to learn for life.

In recent years we have completed a new capital building programme which includes new classrooms, a new staff area, improved SEN areas and new libraries. Many of our classrooms are newly refurbished … lovely places to teach and learn! With capacity for 630 children, and our own nursery, we are one of the largest primary settings in the area, and provide a true team ethos in which to grow professionally.

However, we still have much to do and believe that by working in partnership to achieve a common purpose we can continue to provide a school that is at the cutting edge of educational practice.

So, as you can see, we really are passionate about our school and recognise that through enabling inspirational teaching, learning and leadership, we will set the school well on the way to improving further still.

The Headteacher and Governing Body

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

Carl Messer
Canterbury Road, Colchester
Essex, CO2 7RU
Telephone: 01206 506800
Email: team@stgeorgesschool.org

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