Operational Support Officer

Zenith Multi Academy Trust, Benfleet

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Job Ref No. ECC0-12S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Scale 6, £14,009 to £14,998
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Operational Support Officer

Part time - 22.5 hours per week

Hours of work 8.00am to 4.00pm, Tuesday & Thursday and 8.00am to 3.30pm Friday

Term time, plus one week

Salary scale 6, point 13 - 17 (actual salary £14,009 - £14,998)

Are you organised, methodical, and forward thinking in your approach to your work?

If so, this post could be for you! Zenith Multi Academy Trust is a small, friendly, locally based Trust, currently comprising one primary school, three secondary schools and one special school in South East Essex. We are very values driven and are committed to our core principles of dignity, collaboration, positivity, and dignity.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working, and reliable Operational Support Officer to join and support our central services team. The successful candidate will be working closely with, and, providing operational administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer and Director of HR, as well as supporting the CEO. The role will be based in the Trust central offices, located at The King John School, with occasional travel to our other schools across the Trust when needed.

The successful candidate will need to be able to multi-task, be adaptable, flexible, able to work under pressure to multiple deadlines, using their own initiative whilst remaining calm and organised.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward looking, inspiring, and ethical Trust.

In addition to excellent access to continued professional development opportunities, we can also offer you:

A friendly and welcoming place of work, which invests heavily in staff training

Benenden Healthcare cover

Vivup employee discount scheme and EAP

Local Government Pension Scheme

Numerous Staff Wellbeing Initiatives

Information about the School

We are a South East Essex Multi Academy Trust, currently comprising three secondary schools and one primary school: The King John School in Benfleet, The James Hornsby School in Basildon, Castle View School in Canvey Island and Laindon Park Primary School and Nursery in Basildon.

The Trust’s core aim is to ensure that we enhance the life chances of all the young people within the Trust to enable them to fulfil their potential and achieve the best possible outcomes. This is at the heart of everything we do.

There are currently four schools in the Trust family:- The King John School, The James Hornsby School, Castle View School and Laindon Park Primary School and Nursery.

As a Trust our school’s progress 8 measures places us in the top 25% of the country. Our schools offer a high quality educational experience through a broad curriculum in a caring and friendly environment.

The Trust has good staff retention and is wholly committed to continued professional development. The Trust offers free healthcare through Benenden Healthcare scheme which all employees are entitled to join.

We offer excellent opportunities for our employees to develop their career within the Trust driven by our shared vision and commitments to pupils, staff and their wider community.

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

Leigh Christensen
c/o The King John School
Shipwrights Drive, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 1RQ
Telephone: 01702 558 284
Email: recruitment@zmat.co.uk

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