Administrative Assistant - maternity cover

Thundersley Primary School, Benfleet

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Job Ref No. ECC3835-53S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 3 point 5-6
Position Start Date: 30/09/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 05/07/2024 4pm Date of Interviews: Thursday 11th July 2024  

Job Description

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We are seeking to appoint, an efficient administrative assistant with excellent communication, administration and IT skills to be part of our very busy school office team.

This is a fixed term contract for maternity cover for at least 6 months. Should the employee return to duty before the fixed term contract end date, your appointment will cease with statutory notice.

The successful candidate will:-

· Undertake reception and telephone duties, answering enquiries from staff, pupils, parents and the general public in a calm and professional manner;

· Provide secretarial, clerical and word processing support ensuring accuracy and confidentiality at all times;

· Provide administrative support, e.g. photocopying, typing and collation of pupils files;

· Administer first aid (a first aid certificate is desirable but training can be provided);

· Assist with pupil records, including attendance and dinner registers;

· Have achieved GCSE English & Maths Level 4 / Grade C or above, or equivalent.

We offer a warm, welcoming, happy place to work in a school which is at the heart of the local community. Thundersley Primary is a member of Robus Multi Academy Trust whose mission is to be stronger together in the pursuit of excellence.

Visits to our school are warmly welcome and encouraged. Please contact Emma Dawson, Headteacher, for an appointment or a telephone discussion.

Hours -

Monday 8:30am - 12:00pm

Tuesday 8.30am - 16:30pm (1 hour for lunch break)

Wednesday 8.30am - 12:00pm

Thursday 8.30am - 16:30pm (1 hour for lunch break)

Friday 8.30am - 13:00pm

Total weekly hours - 25 hours and 30 minutes

Term time only + 5 INSET days

Thundersley Primary School is committed to the safeguarding, protection and welfare of children and this position will require enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

Start date: Monday 30th September 2024

Closing date: 4pm Friday 5th July 2024

Interviews: Thursday 11th July 2024

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

Emma Dawson
Hart Road
Thundersley, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 3PT
Telephone: 01268 793251

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