Office Administrator at Lambourne Primary School

Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust, Loughton

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Job Ref No. ECC16973-64 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 5
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 9th July 2024  

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Position: Office Administrator at Lambourne Primary School

Pay Range: Scale 5, Pro Rata

Position Start date: 01/09/2024

Contract type: Full time, Permanent,Term time only, including Inset days (39 weeks)

Monday to Thursday 08:30-16:30, Friday 08:30-16:00 (30 minute lunch).

Following the resignation of the current post holder the position of Office Administrator has become available at Lambourne Primary School.

Lambourne Primary School is a one-form entry school, based in the village of Abridge, on the outskirts of Epping Forest, adjacent to open countryside. Although the hub of the school is the original Victorian building, there have been many improvements and new facilities added to its spacious site. Our school aims to create a welcoming environment where children are encouraged to develop their skills, talents and interests through a broad and creative curriculum. It also hosts a small specialist unit for SEMH provision which offers support for KS1 pupils from across Epping Forest.

The school is outward-looking and sees itself as having strong links with many local organisations, fully reflecting the values of a village community. As one of the founding members of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust, it has been proactive in supporting the Trust with its ethos of cooperation and collaboration. The school promotes a strong sense of community, citizenship, and self-worth, with child and staff well-being at its heart.

The closing date for all applications will be midday on 01/07/2024, Interviews will be held on Tuesday 09/07/2024

Please see the Job description for futher information on this role.

If you have any questions regarding the role or wish to have an informal discussion please contact Joanne Willcox, Headteacher at Lambourne Primary School,

Information about the School

Dear Applicant,

Welcome to The Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust of fifteen Primary and one Special School all based in the Epping Forest District. Along with our SCITT (School-Centred Initial Teacher Training), School Improvement Team, Wellbeing Service, and Resourced Provisions based in three of our schools, we are a leading educational organisation in Epping Forest.

EFSPT was formed in 2018 from a consortium of schools that had worked together for over 20 years, and are committed to collaborative working to ensure the best possible outcomes for our children and school communities. The schools maintain their identities but work in a highly collaborative manner supported by a small but very experienced Central Team.

Our Mission is to provide an exceptional education that is inclusive and challenging for all and that provides wider opportunities for the children within the EFSPT to flourish.

We have an uncompromising ambition to use (The) Power of Collaboration to provide outstanding provision through: An inclusive, unrelenting focus on high-quality first-teaching A rich, broad, and stimulating curriculum A high aspiration for all children regardless of their background to achieve the best possible outcomes A wide range of experiences to develop the whole child An environment where good mental health and well-being are nurtured A safeguarding culture to respond to our local context and the needs of our pupils Strong foundations for the next stage of education or employment

EFSPT is committed to Trauma Perceptive Practice; the Essex approach to understanding behaviour and supporting emotional well-being.Being trauma-perceptive means that through our values, policies, and practice, we can effectively support the children, families, and communities in our Trust, creating spaces of belonging and safety that enable everyone to flourish, become resilient, and learn.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer committed to safeguarding our school's communities. The appointment will therefore be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks.

Thank you for your interest in working as part of the Epping Forest Schools Partnership Trust, for further information on the trust please visit our website at

West Essex SCITT is an outstanding provider of Initial Teacher Training. We currently have student finance or self funded postgraduate trainee teacher vacancies available to start in September 2024 across all of our 16 primary schools.

Please visit the below website for further information;

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

Tula Smith
c/o The Alderton Infants School
Alderton Hall Lane , Loughton
Essex , IG10 3HE
Telephone: 0208 508 7168