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Job Ref No. ECC5222-55S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 4 (Points 7 - 8)
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 09/07/2024 4pm Date of Interviews: 17th or 18th July  

Job Description

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Pay Range - Scale 4 (Points 7-8)

Salary - £24,294 - £24,702 (pro rata)

Full Time - 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, term time plus non pupil days


Applications Close: Tuesday 9th July, 4.00pm

Date of interviews: Wednesday 17th or Thursday 18th July

Position start date: September 2024 (ideally start of term)

Job Description:

Receptionist / Admin Assistant - Full Time

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Receptionist/Admin Assistant to join our friendly and busy dedicated office team.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate with parents, children, colleagues and visitors in a positive and helpful way.

Excellent interpersonal skills are required together with a calm, patient, positive and professional approach.

Applicants should be computer literate (Microsoft Office & Google) and must demonstrate excellent ICT skills.

Knowledge of SIMS (School Information Management System) is preferable and previous experience of working within a school office environment would be an advantage although training can be provided.

The ability to be flexible, organised and prioritise is essential, as is the ability to work well under pressure, whilst maintaining attenion to detail.

The successful candidate will be required to hold a paediatric first aid qualification (training will be provided).

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged; please contact the school office to make an appointment.

South Benfleet Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruiting practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

South Benfleet Primary School is a well-established, successful school which is counting down to its 100th birthday in 2026! Many of our parents and grandparents were educated here and although teaching methods and curriculum content have changed over the years, our ethos hasn't. We take great pride in our reputation for being ‘a friendly, caring, family school’. We have well behaved and engaged learners with great parental support.

The school has over 400 children on roll. We are a 2 form entry school with 14 classes and a total staff of over 60. We have no mixed age classes. We are located in the heart of South Benfleet with good access to local shops and transport links

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

Jayne Hartland - School Secretary
High Road, South Benfleet
Essex, SS7 5HA
Telephone: 01268 793276

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