Student Services Assistant, Medway

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Chatham GrammarMedway

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,592 - £18,657 per annum (equivalent to £18,941 - £21,430 FTE)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Contract:  Fixed Term, maternity cover up to one year

Hours:  37 hours per week, 40 weeks per year

Chatham Grammar (part of The University of Kent Academies Trust) is seeking to appoint a motivated and committed individual to the role of  Student Services Assistant.  This role is 37 hours per week, for 40 weeks per year.  The contract for this role is fixed term, up to one year to cover maternity leave.

The Student Services Assistant provides a welcoming, efficient and effective service to the students of the Academy, dealing with all students and their queries in a professional manner escalating or passing on of information to relevant parties as required.

You will act as the first point of contact for general student enquiries during the school day and manage a range of student support activities.  You will also support the wider administration team.

The successful candidate will have a good level of education, have an ability to communicate effectively with students, staff and parents in a calm and professional manner.  Experience of working in a school environment or student focused setting is desirable.

The successful applicant will be coming to a multi-academy trust-wide supportive learning environment, characterised by open management, and in the knowledge that they will enjoy the full support and care of the pragmatic (and down to earth) leadership team. We have a dynamic, innovative team of professional staff who want to make a difference to the lives, aspirations and opportunities of our young people.

The newly formed multi-academy trust currently has two schools, Brompton Academy which is an extremely popular oversubscribed school with a current Ofsted rating of Good (March 2017) and Chatham Grammar, also with an Ofsted rating of Good (May 2018), which offers its students a wide variety of educational opportunities with a commitment to ensuring that its students achieve good educational outcomes, develop healthy minds and aspire to be happy confident young women ready to embark on a variety of aspirational careers.

Visits to the school by prospective candidates are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or discuss this position, please email: recruitment@universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk  

Please click on the Apply link and send us your TES application form.

Candidates are being considered upon receipt, and so early application is recommended to avoid disappointment. 

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 



More about Chatham Grammar
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Rainham Road, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7EH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1634 851262
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Chatham Grammar, part of the University of Kent Academies Trust (UKAT), is a selective 11-19 girls academy. The academy benefits from being part of UKAT and opportunities are plentiful through key interventions from the University of Kent which inclu...