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Administrative Assistant

Downham Feoffees Primary AcademyCambridgeshire

Meridian Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including enhanced DBS disclosure.

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic and well organised administrative assistant.  You will be part of a small and friendly office team and your role will be busy and varied.  Your work will include reception duties, greeting visitors, answering emails and telephone calls, inputting attendance and school lunch orders, managing pupil records including admissions data, overseeing arrangements for school trips and after school clubs plus general office duties.  The role will also include midday supervision of pupils and a willingness to undergo first-aid training would be desirable.  

We are looking for someone who:

Is enthusiastic and welcoming as a first point of contact within the school;

Is able to manage a busy work schedule and is able to manage interruptions;

Is proficient and accurate in the use of ICT and email/telephone communications;

Is committed to safeguarding and wellbeing for children and staff.

For further information, please see the job description and the person specification.

We can offer you:

• The opportunity to work with a friendly, dynamic and dedicated team;

• Fantastic children with a strong behaviour ethos;

• The chance to work in a school where you can really make a difference;

• Opportunities to develop your skills;

• The chance to teach in a fantastic village setting;

This post is Monday to Friday, term-time only, core school hours (up to 32.5 hours - there may be some flexibility).

Downham Feoffees Primary Academy is part of the Meridian family of academies and is proud to have recently achieved ‘Good’ in all areas in its recent Ofsted inspection in February 2022.  Ofsted stated: ‘…pupils feel listened to, safe and cared for in an environment that supports them to have aspiration for their futures.’  The school is situated in the picturesque village of Little Downham, close to the beautiful historic city of Ely in Cambridgeshire.  Please come along and visit our lovely school and see for yourself!

We are committed to diversity and inclusion and equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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