Administrative Assistant, Cumbria

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Oversands SchoolCumbria
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,795 - £19,171 annually + Outstanding benefits package
Contract term: Permanent

As an Administrative Assistant, you’ll help make your school run like clockwork. You’ll be involved in running the reception and supporting the Senior Administrator with managing the day to day administrative tasks associated with running a busy school.  With your efficient, professional approach you’ll be responsible for accurate files and production of reports.

To join us, you’ll need some previous administrative experience and a high degree of computer literacy (Word and Excel). You should be used to working on several administrative tasks and be able to switch between them, whilst providing excellent customer service to people contacting the school.  Just as important is an approachable, helpful nature, you should be ready to support our team and build a natural and respectful rapport with our young people. 

For children with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. Through our aspirational homes, schools and ethos, we’ve achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we’re enhancing life opportunities.

Oversands School is an independent, specialist residential and day school in rural Cumbria, providing high quality education for girls and boys aged 8 to 19.  The school meets the needs of a diverse group of pupils with challenging behaviours, alongside a range of other associated conditions which can hinder academic progress.

Reward

We know you’re going to do great things. We offer a salary and benefits package that’s among the best in our sector. You’ll enjoy a competitive salary, contributory pension (matched up to 5%), comprehensive induction and ongoing training, 35 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, and Cycle to Work Scheme. Witherslack covers DBS Enhanced check costs to all new employees.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Helen Park – Office Manager on 01539 552604.

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: Thursday 18th July 2019 

Interviews: Monday 29th July 2019



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