Administrative Support Officer - Maternity Cover - Part time

Margaretting C of E Primary School (Part of LIFE Education Trust)., Ingatestone

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Job Ref No. ECC3220-68S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Essex 2021 Scale 6.12-6.17, Point 12
Position Start Date: 01/02/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 07/12/2023 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

Job Description

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Required: February 2024

Contract Type: Part time, Maternity Cover

Salary: Essex Scale 6.12 - 6.17 - £26,421 to £28,770

Actual Pro Rata Salary: £13,774 - £14,999

Hours: 22.5 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus 1 week)

FTE: 52.13%

Application Deadline: 08/12/2023

Building Great Learning Communities

Our Mission is 'To build great learning communities where children flourish'. To accomplish our mission, we keep our 3 core beliefs at the heart of everything we do: Courageous Optimism, Boundless Creativity and Heartfelt Compassion. We support our schools to deliver excellent pupil outcomes, create vibrant, exciting environments and offer rewarding careers for employees. To help us with this, we are looking to appoint a part-time Administrative Support Officer - Maternity Cover at Margaretting C of E Primary School to assist and support staff and pupils on a daily basis, working in collaboration with all school staff, under the overall direction of the Head of School. The successful candidate will:

  • Share our passion and commitment to building great learning communities for our pupils
  • Work as part of a team with excellent communication skills
  • Be professional, approachable and caring
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint
  • Be able to plan effectively to enable multi-tasking
  • Enjoy working with children (experience preferred but not essential)
  • Ability to be flexible to suit the needs of the school

In return we can offer you:

  • Supportive and friendly colleagues
  • Happy, friendly and well-behaved pupils
  • A stimulating and welcoming learning environment in a fantastic school community with a family feel
  • High quality continuous professional development
  • An all-inclusive and supportive Senior Leadership Team and Multi-Academy Trust
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Access to the Schools Advisory Service (SAS) the Trust's employee well-being support and medical programme. This includes 24 hour a day access to a GP helpline for you and those within your household, a counselling service, stress management, weight loss programme, physiotherapy, menopause support and much more
  • A colleague Support Pack regularly updated with local financial guidance,schemes and support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to TES Development
  • Links with the local community, including our charity partner, The Trussell Trust Food Bank
  • Close proximity to Chelmsford and other local towns and villages
  • Retail discounts


Please forward your completed application form, together with a letter of application and supporting paperwork to by 9am on Friday 8th December 2023. A copy of the school's Support Colleague Application Form can be found on the school website Shortlisting and interviews will take place shortly after. The school reserves the right to interview prior to the deadline date.

For further information about this role, please contact Vicky Smith, Trust People Manager via email at Visits to the school are welcomed.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Melissa Taylor (Executive Headteacher)
Penny's Lane
Margaretting, Ingatestone
Essex, CM4 0HA
Telephone: 01277 352114

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