Business Support - Receptionist

West Thurrock Academy, Grays

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Job Ref No. ECC2592-137S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: SCP2 - SCP5
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 05/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Week beginning 8th July 2024  

Job Description

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Weeks Per Year - 43.8

Working Hours: 8:15am - 12:45pm (Monday-Friday)

Total Hours Per Week: 22.5

Pay Range: SCP2 - SCP 5

FTE: £23,616 - £24,357

Actual: £12,096 - £12,476

West Thurrock Academy has a fantastic opportunity for you to join our dedicated and hardworking Business Support Team.

We are looking to recruit someone who is friendly, enthusiastic and hard-working to join our school Business Team. The successful candidate must be able to multi-task, work efficiently and meticulously, be a team player and have strong interpersonal and ICT skills. Good computer skills and English and Maths grade C GCSE or above (or equivalent) are essential. Previous experience of working in a busy school office would be an advantage.

We can offer you:

  • A talented, dedicated, and hard-working staff team.
  • A supportive and forward-thinking leadership team.
  • Friendly and supportive environment, where everyone is committed to a work life balance.
  • The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change.
  • A diverse school community with positive and happy children who enjoy learning.

West Thurrock Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure through high quality training and development, all staff gain a deep understanding of the expectations of the Keeping Children Safe In Education guidance 2023. All applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and a DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service, health check and two satisfactory references.

Visits to the School are warmly welcomed.

Only successful applicants will be contacted for interview.

Incomplete applications will not be successful. CVs will not be accepted. Details and application form can be sent by email upon request from the School Business Manager -

West Thurrock Academy is a two-form school which currently has 450 children on role. The school is very spacious with a large hall for P.E, assemblies and school meals, plenty of outdoor learning zones and access to a good-sized field. The school also has a computer suite and Food Technology Room that is used by all classes within the school. The school is open and inclusive, enabling our children to learn and explore in a safe and secure environment.

West Thurrock Academy is a Single Academy Trust with a Governing Body and a Members Board.

The school is currently rated Good with Ofsted, July 2022.

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

Ian Clark
Schoolfield Road, Grays
Essex, RM20 3HR
Telephone: 01708 866743