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Contractual Days: 13 hours per week, Thursday and Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Chadwell St Mary Primary School is a happy and positive school looking to appoint an Administration Assistant to be a key player in the day-to-day running of the school office. The school office is a busy positive place to work, the administration assistant responsibilities include telephone duties and to deal with daily enquiries from parents, staff and pupils, including general administration. This role is a good opportunity for someone who has the enthusiasm to learn about wider administrative processes and wants to get involved in the busy life of primary school.
We are looking for a person who:
· is organised and able to prioritise workload
· has excellent communication skills using all forms of communication (email, face to face, telephone, written letters)
· is confident and able to work on their own initiative
· works well with others and is calm under pressure
· has the interests of children at the heart of the work that they do
· Has good ICT skills and able to use all Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint)
Why Chadwell St Mary Primary School?
Chadwell St Mary is a happy, welcoming school with a positive ethos towards learning. We are ambitious for our pupils and know that the experiences they have at school will shape their futures. All of our staff, parents and pupils are actively involved in school improvement as important stakeholders.
We are an Ofsted 'Good' school (2019) with effectiveness of leadership and management being noted as a strength: "The executive Headteacher and head of school lead the school's work with resolve and determination. They have established a culture of aspiration for pupils' learning and behaviour. All members of staff who responded to Ofsted's online survey say they are proud to work at the school."
At South West Essex Community Education Trust, we are passionate about providing the best start in life for our pupils. We are united in the belief that every young person needs and deserves an education that will maximise their future life chances.
We place our pupils' needs at the heart of everything we do and support our colleagues in delivering high-quality education. Our vision is to establish a national reputation for the quality of education we provide.
Our academies are united by the things that make us both similar and unique - the DNA that ties us all together. The SWECET DNA is made up of the following components: Developing our people, Nurturing our differences, and Aspiring for excellence.
We believe that our colleagues are our most precious resource to provide high-quality learning experiences for all our pupils. Our colleagues work hard to support teams in their own schools and across the Trust and in return, the SWECET Wellbeing Charter sets out our actions to support our colleagues.
If you have energy and passion in abundance and would relish the opportunity to be part of our team, we look forward to hearing from you. Visits from prospective candidates are warmly welcomed and encouraged. To arrange a visit, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please return your letter of application and completed form to HR Department, SWECET c/o William Edwards School, Stifford Clays Road, Grays, Essex, RM16 3NJ or email email@example.com.
South West Essex Community Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers, online checks and an enhanced DBS check with the Disclosure & Barring Service
Information about the School
We are a happy, vibrant school, which you will clearly see when you visit, but we expect you to commit to developing the school’s excellent learning environment further to be the heart of a learning community.
Our pupils are well-behaved and enjoy their time in school. The staff team works closely together- getting to know all of our families well.
Chadwell St Mary Primary is a member of South West Essex Community Education Trust, along with William Edwards School, Stifford Clays Primary and Deneholm Primary.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) is required for appointment to this post.