Admin Assistant/Receptionist, Northamptonshire

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Sponne SchoolNorthamptonshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade D, pts 3 to 4 actual salary £15,136 - £15,439 (£18,065 - £18,426 fte)
Contract term: Permanent

Sponne is an outstanding community comprehensive school with some 1414 students aged 11-18 on roll, and with specialisms of Science and Music. Outcomes are very high with 78% of students gaining grades 9-4 including English and Mathematics at GCSE.

We require a friendly and efficient admin assistant / receptionist for our busy admin reception area. Main duties will include manning the switch board, meeting and greeting visitors, sorting incoming and outgoing post and general office duties.

In addition to covering reception the post holder will provide admin support for whole school training and the business support functions based in admin reception including finance, HR and premises. 

The successful candidate will:

• be able to demonstrate a good standard of IT skills including Word & Excel  

• have the ability to use a range of bespoke software relating to the job role, i.e. for ID badges, barrier system, visitor monitoring and cashless catering. 

• have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure.

• have a genuine desire to help others.

• have previous experience in a school or in customer services

• have or be willing to train for a first aid qualification

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students. 

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply

All documents including the full job description, person specification and application form are available on our website . Please ensure your application form and covering letter includes examples of your experience and how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification. Please do not send CV’s without a fully completed application form. Further information requests or completed applications should be sent to Lisa Gordon on 

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 11th November 2019. 

More about Sponne School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brackley Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6DJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1327 350284
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