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Job Ref No. ECC5459-694 Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Essex Scale 5 Point 9 - 12
Position Start Date: 29/04/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: week commencing 22/4/2024  

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Brentwood County High School 
Seven Arches Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4JF
Wishes to appoint a

Support Officer
Salary: Essex Scale 5 Point 9 - 12

(£22,593.52 - £23,764.61 per annum plus £619.72 fringe per annum)

37 hours per week
Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm, Friday 8:00am - 3:30pm (30-minute unpaid break)
41 weeks of the year - term time, inset days plus 2 additional weeks
Start Date: April 2024

Brentwood County High School is seeking a highly motivated Support Officer to join their sixth form team. As part of a group of support officers, you will play a crucial role in managing administrative tasks across the sixth form department. The ideal candidate will excel in building relationships with staff, parents and students and have the ability to deal with a variety of administrative tasks. Experience within an educational setting in an administrative capacity would be advantageous.

The Successful Candidate will:
Be the first point of contact for attendance and punctuality.
Support the sixth form team in dealing with telephone calls relating to attendance and punctuality.
Overseeing the sixth form study room - monitoring and supporting the sixth form students
Inputting students onto sims - including personal details and their studies.
Build relationships with sixth form tutors and sixth form students/parents
Provide general administrative tasks to support the sixth form department

BCHS is a Co-operative Academy which is firmly rooted in serving our community. We are proud to be an inclusive co-educational comprehensive school where we recognise that success for young people is built on firm foundations of trust, respect, care and hard work. We measure our success by much more than exam results as we recognise that such data tells only a part of the story of each of our young people. BCHS is already a great place to teach and learn and we have many strengths including:  
Motivated and polite pupils, who have a strong voice in the school with diversity champions and student parliament.  
Staff are aided by extensive and wide-ranging in-house support and coaching, by dedicated and helpful colleagues.   
Knowledgeable and dynamic Trust with supportive governors, with a robust understanding of education.
BCHS is a member of Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools' Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people.   

In return for your hard work you will receive: 

Relocation package of up to £8,000 for new employees renting or buying a property
Support from highly experienced SLT members, and the wider trust network and collaboration with our other schools 
Support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance  
Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools 
Recognition of continuous service  
Excellent CPD opportunities through the school and the trust  
Fully Subsided Employee Assistance Programme   
Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff 
National Conditions of Service 
Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme  
If you feel you could make a positive contribution to the school, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our school outstanding, please apply now. To request a visit to the school or for more information please speak to Sophie Neal or call 01375 648901.  
BCHS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. As a Trust, we recognise the value of, and seek to achieve a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement ( for more information.    
If you would like to be considered for this post, application forms are available via our website, Vacancies in our Trust ( and please state which shift pattern you would like.   
Closing date: Friday 12th April 2024, Midday
Interview Date: Week Commencing 22nd April 2024
Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate before the closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  

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

Laura Girling
Shenfield Common
Seven Arches Road, Brentwood
Essex, CM14 4JF
Telephone: 01277 238911

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