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Administrative Officer (Maternity Cover)

Administrative Officer (Maternity Cover)

Russet House School


  • Expired
£12,438 - £13,081 pa inclusive, 24 hours per week - actual days/ hours negotiable
Job type:
Part Time, Maternity Cover
Start date:
As soon as possible
Apply by:
28 January 2018

Job overview

Russet House is a supportive, friendly and positive school with highly experienced, motivated and talented staff. We are currently recruiting an experienced administrator to provide maternity cover.  The successful candidate will have excellent communication and administrative skills.

Visits to the school are highly recommended and can be arranged with the school office.

Key benefits:

  • Full training provided
  • Healthcare programme
  • Good transport links
  • Be part of a friendly, supportive team

Join an 'outstanding' school (including leadership and management, Ofsted March 2017)

All Schools, PRUs and other Services within Enfield are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore all employees and workers within Russet House School are expected to share this commitment. Staff are expected to comply with any reasonable request from the Headteacher to undertake work of a similar level that is not specified in this job description. This job description is current at the date shown, but in consultation with you, may be changed to reflect or anticipate changes in the job commensurate with the job title, purpose and grade.

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About Russet House School

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+44 20 83500650

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Russet House School offers a broad and balanced education for children with autism in a happy, purposeful atmosphere, where everyone counts and every achievement is valued.
The school has been purpose-built and offers superb facilities and resources but the most important resource, however, is the partnership between parents, staff and, of course, children. 

Russet House also runs the Enfield Advisory Service for Autism on behalf of Enfield Council.

Our Mission Statement

“At Russet House School we aim to be a centre of excellence, providing a nurturing environment where the individual needs of children with autism are met through multi-disciplinary assessment and high quality teaching.”

Aims of Russet House

1. To provide accommodation and a physical environment designed to meet the needs of pupils with autism.
2. To provide a broad, balanced, relevant curriculum for pupils with autism, which includes access to the Foundation
   and National Curriculum at appropriate levels.
3. To provide a range of teaching methods and interventions informed by a knowledge and understanding of autism.
4. To maximise potential and raise levels of achievement, particularly in the areas of communication, social
   development and management of behaviour.
5. To create a learning environment which encourages flexibility of thought and promotes confidence, independence
   and self-esteem.
6. To provide a learning context which reflects the diversity of cultural backgrounds and offers equal opportunities for
7. To offer multi-disciplinary assessment and ongoing intervention.
8. To create an environment where parents/carers and professionals are seen as equal partners in an interactive
9. To help the child with autism develop appropriate behaviour with an appreciation and acceptance of social norms
   through individual and group learning experiences.
10. To promote honesty, courtesy, self-discipline, tolerance and respect for others and their beliefs.
11. To create a working environment where all staff, regardless of role, are valued for their contribution to all aspects
     of school life.
12. To maintain an experienced and well-trained team and offer opportunities for ongoing staff development and
     training, particularly in the area of autism.
13. To raise awareness of autism and associated communication disorders.
14. To provide integration into mainstream school where appropriate.
15. To promote inclusive education by working in partnership with other special and mainstream schools.
16. To establish positive links with the local community.

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