Science Administrative Assistant, Newent, Gloucestershire

Closing date:

Newent Community School and Sixth Form CentreNewent, Gloucestershire
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15,115 per annum (pro rata) - depending on hours agreed
Contract term: Permanent


This role will be 25 - 30 hours per week, term time only - £15,115 per annum (pro rata).

The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Science to provide practical and administrative assistance to support the learning of students. An interest in horticulture or passion for gardening would be desirable.

The school’s Science Department is located in the main block over two floors and consists of 11 laboratories. The Department currently has nine Teaching staff and two Laboratory Technicians.

Duties will include:

Undertaking administrative and reprographic duties for the Science Department

Assisting with auditing and maintaining stocks of Science materials and equipment

Assisting with the administrative duties relating to the Department’s financial record-keeping eg petty cash administration

To collect and deliver apparatus to the laboratories and polytunnel / gardens

The routine cleaning and maintenance of Science and gardening equipment

To prepare and support practical horticulture lessons, under the direction of the Teacher, working alongside the students

To maintain the department's filing system

You are more than welcome to contact the school to arrange for an informal visit if you would like an opportunity to see the School for yourself and meet some of the staff and students.

I hope that having read the details from the school, and hopefully also seen the work we do here for yourself, you decide to apply for this post. If that is the case, I would like to thank you in advance for the time required for such an application and look forward to reading your letter in due course.

Applications should be by letter, addressed to me, accompanied by an up-to-date CV and a completed application form. The closing date for this position is Tuesday 20th November 2018 with interviews being held as soon as possible after this date.

If you would like any further information please feel free to contact the school.

Ann Price,  Business Manager

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