Senior Business Support Officer, Kirklees

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Thurstonland Endowed Voluntary Controlled First SchoolKirklees
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Range: £5372 - £5987
Contract term: Permanent

ED 17631

13 hours per week in term-time only
(Thursday & Friday 8:30am - 4pm with 1 hour for lunch)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior business support officer who will work as part of a friendly team to deal with all aspects of administration within our outstanding school.

Thurstonland Endowed (VC) First School provides education for pupils aged 4-10 and is committed to making a difference to children’s lives, ensuring that all pupils have the best possible learning experience.

Working alongside the Head Teacher and Bursar we want to hear from you if you:

  • Are an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with excellent verbal, written and IT skills
  • Have sound experience of administration duties and customer care
  • Are able to work as part of a team in a flexible and professional manner
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate well to children, parents and other adults, both face to face and over the telephone
  • Are conscientious, efficient, honest, friendly and approachable
  • Are well-organised, able to multi-task and use your initiative to prioritise in order to meet deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure
  • Would be willing to use your skills to support and enhance all aspects of school life.

As a valued member of our team we can offer you:

  • Clear and shared values and expectations
  • A stimulating work environment
  • A friendly, supportive body of staff and Governing Body.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.

We would particularly like to hear from you if you have previous experience of working in a school office and knowledge of Microsoft Office, however training will be provided to the successful applicant.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

Visits to the school are welcomed and can be accommodated by arrangement at either of the following times below. Please contact the school on 01484 666480 to arrange a visit. Information about the school can be found on the school website

  • Thursday 18th January 2018 (pm)

  • Friday 19th January 2018 (am)

To apply for this job please visit download and complete the application form attached. A CV is not required.

Application forms should be returned to the Headteacher at the school either by email to or by post to the school address at the top of the page, by Friday 26th January 2018

Interviews will be held on Thursday 8th February 2018.

Thurstonland Endowed (VC) First School,
Marsh Hall Lane, Thurstonland, Huddersfield HD4 6XD

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