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Administrative Assistant

St Teresa's Catholic Primary SchoolNottingham

We are seeking to recruit a proactive, organised and skilled Administrative Assistant to join our small team of main office staff. 

Working in our main office you will come into daily contact with our parents and staff so, as well as having administrative experience, you will also possess excellent communication skills and have a friendly, outgoing manner. You will be working from 10.00am until 4.00pm, Monday to Friday, with a 30 minute lunch.

St Teresa’s Catholic Voluntary Academy is located just outside Nottingham City Centre. It is Ofsted rated Outstanding (recent inspection November 2021):

“At St Teresa’s, staff strive to make sure that all pupils will achieve well, enjoy their lessons and be prepared for life beyond primary school. Pupils of all ages talk enthusiastically about their school.”

What do we need from you:

 be enthusiastic and have a positive attitude

 have previous administrative experience preferably in a school office

 be computer literate 

 have excellent personal, administrative, and organisational skills 

 be able to plan and prioritise own workload, meeting set deadlines 

 have the ability to maintain a calm, positive and professional manner at all time 

 demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail

 be positive, enthusiastic and have a sense of humour

 have excellent relationships with pupils, parents, and staff 

 be committed to Catholic education 

What you will receive: 

• wonderful students who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best

• a team of talented and highly committed staff

• a supportive working environment with excellent facilities

• professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme

• our commitment to nationally agreed terms and conditions.

• a commitment to outstanding CPD opportunities for all staff through our position as a lead school in the Trust’s CPD Hub.

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact 0115 915 5762.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Details of this post and an application form are available on our website www.ololcatholicmat.co.uk/vacancies

Closing date: 14 January 2021 (9.00 am)

The Trust and St Teresa’s Catholic Voluntary Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants. 

Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

About Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.  Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s CPD Hub.

Why work for the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust?

• Access to first class CPD opportunities. We have a specialised CPD Hub to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD for all our staff. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.

• Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 21 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.

• Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent, and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.

• Cycle to Work Scheme – you will save money as well as improve your mental health and wellbeing and reduce your Carbon Footprint.

• Pension - automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.

• Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for support staff.

For more information about our Trust and our vacancies, please visit www.ololcatholicmat.co.uk/vacancies

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