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Job Ref No. ECC4480-590S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: £6,667 - £6,779
Position Start Date: 06/05/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 17/04/2024  

Job Description

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About the role:

· Do you have excellent administrative skills and computer literacy?

· Are you highly efficient and organised?

· Are you able to communicate clearly and assertively whilst remaining calm, and tactful?

· Do you have a professional, flexible and cheerful outlook plus a willingness to support other members of the administrative team as required?

· Opportunities for overtime, due to staff absence.

If so, we'd like to hear from you. You will be expected to provide a high-quality service on a very busy school reception desk.

Applicants should possess excellent communication and organisational skills, be able to use their own initiative and manage their own workload and be able to prioritise high volumes of work. You should also have strong IT and problem-solving skills and an understanding of an educational environment and knowledge of Arbor (the school's database) would be desirable. The ability to handle calls professionally and maintain confidentiality while dealing with sensitive and personal information in an open environment is essential.

Our Receptionists are the face of Moulsham High School. They are the first contact for any visitor including external authorities, face to face and over the phone. They carry out duties including answering the telephone and monitoring emails but the role is much more than that. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Work Schedule: Part Time, 12 hours and 45 mins per week

08:15am to 12:30pm Monday, Tuesday, and Friday

Term Time + 5 inset days 39 working weeks per year

How to Apply:

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and recruitment monitoring form demonstrating how your skills and experience match the criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification and return directly to Moulsham High School.

Application guidance notes are also available to assist you with completing your application.

Informal enquiries regarding the role can be made to the school office via email to

Information about the School

Moulsham High School is a thriving, inclusive community that welcomes students, parents, staff and visitors from all backgrounds. Our ethos is for students of all abilities and backgrounds to feel valued so that they can reach their potential, not only as students but also as well -rounded individuals who are prepared for life in the modern world and can contribute positively to their local and wider communities.

We are a high performing comprehensive school where the quality of education is outstanding and the 'behaviour is calm and the atmosphere is productive and positive, making it a nice place to be.’ (Ofsted 2020).

Moulsham High School is part of the Bridge Academy Trust: a collegiate and collaborative Trust, where, first and foremost, each school is a place of (high quality) learning, where young people ENJOY, ENRICH, ACHIEVE, ASPIRE. The core purpose is to provide high quality continuity of every child’s journey through education from 3 to 19, with a community and school-led school improvement approach and long-term sustainable strategy.

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Bridge Academy Trust welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.

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

Sue Monger
Moulsham High School
Brian Close, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 9ES
Telephone: 01245 504564

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