Administrative Assistant, Bexley

Closing date:

Slade Green Primary SchoolBexley
Date posted:
Start date: September 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

School: St. Paul’s (Slade Green) Primary School
Location: Slade Green, Erith, Kent, DA8 2HX

Hours/Percentage of Week: 36
Weeks per year: 39
Grade: Bexley 05

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 18th August 2017

Your new role:

Do you have what it takes to become part of our reception and administration team? You will be part of a supportive and dedicated team providing a welcoming and efficient reception service and undertaking a wide range of administrative tasks. With an enthusiastic and helpful approach, you will contribute to the continuous improvement of the reception and administrative service and support of the Leadership and Management of the school. 

As the first point of contact, you will create a welcoming and positive experience for parents and visitors, responding to calls and enquiries in a professional and prompt manner.  A flexible attitude towards work is essential, along with an ability to communicate effectively with pupils, staff, parents and visitors to the school.  You must have the ability to work using your own initiative and as an effective team member and be well organised. You should have a strong customer service ethos and be able to cope with conflicting demands.

The post will be 5 days each week, term time only. The successful candidate must be prepared to work flexibly when required.

St. Paul’s (Slade Green) Primary School is a dynamic, forward thinking learning community for pupils aged 4-11. We seek to challenge our pupils’ perceptions and aim to equip them with the skills to be independent and resilient learners. The school is a member of the Trinitas Academy Trust, a collaboration with several local primary schools and a secondary School.

St. Paul’s (Slade Green) Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and all staff and volunteers are expected to share that commitment. Please note that the successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS check.

The school is a member of the Trinitas Academy Trust, a collaboration of one secondary school and four primary schools, with more schools due to join us in Autumn 2017.  All the schools are working together in close partnership in order to provide the best opportunities for Children and Staff alike.

Trinitas Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

Trinitas Academy Trust is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

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References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.


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