Office Administrator

Chigwell Primary Academy, Chigwell

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Job Ref No. ECC2125-102S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: NJC SCP 2-6
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 5th June 2024 Shortlisting Starts:  03/06/2024

Job Description

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Office Administrator at Chigwell Primary Academy, Mandir Lane, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 6ED
Chigwell Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity for an individual to join the school and REAch2 Academy Trust as an Office Administrator. The office administrator supports the office coordinator to ensure the daily administration and smooth running of the school office. The office is the hub of the school where a wide range of demands need to be met and to a very high professional standard. This role will be the first point of contact for parents, carers, volunteers, contractors and other members of the community, as well as governors, staff, and pupils.

Candidates should have:
experience working in a general office / administration environment
experience working with and be proficient in Microsoft Office packages such as Word and Excel
experience of reception work - being first point of contact with customers and visitors
good spoken and written communication skills
good attention to detail
the ability to compose a clear message via email or letter
the ability to meet deadlines
the ability to work effectively with a wide range of people

In return we can offer:
A wide range of professional development opportunities
A competitive salary
29 days' paid holiday (rising to 32 days after 5 years' service) (pro rata for part-time or term-time only)
Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of 'perks at work' - which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.

Information about the School

Chigwell Primary Academy is part of the REAch2 Academy Trust school is situated in the historic village of Chigwell in Essex and benefits greatly from its semi-rural location.

At Chigwell Primary Academy we believe that all members of the school community must treat each other with respect, develop an understanding of our responsibilities and develop resilience so that we can all be active learners and reach our full potential.

At Chigwell Primary Academy we achieve this by behaving in a positive way and encouraging others, developing an ethos where all members feel safe, secure and have the highest expectations.

We are a caring employer who invests in the future of our employees, as only through their excellence can we deliver excellence for the children and families whom we serve. To see more information about the school, please visit our website Chigwell Primary Academy

As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Chigwell Primary Academy is committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. Chigwell Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory written references.

What did Ofsted say? (October 2023) Chigwell Primary Academy remains a good school.

Pupils enjoy coming to this school. They are proud to show their values of ‘respect, responsibility and resilience’. The school playground is a happy place.

Pupils look after each other. Older pupils look forward to, and enjoy, helping the younger pupils through their roles as play leaders.

Pupils behave well and work hard during their lessons.

The school and the trust have high expectations of what pupils can achieve. Pupils strive to reach these high expectations.

Pupils are very respectful of differences. They understand the importance of treating others with respect. They enjoy learning about the diversity of cultures across the world. Pupils especially like learning about the different world religions.

The school has designed a curriculum that is ambitious for all pupils.

The school provides useful and precise information on how best to support pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND).

The wider development of pupils is a priority for both the school and the trust. Enriching the curriculum is important to leaders at all levels. There are many opportunities for pupils to develop their talents and interests.

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

Paula Ales
Mandir Lane, Chigwell
Essex, IG7 6ED
Telephone: 020 85002666
Email: mainoffice@chigwellprimaryacademy.co.uk

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