Academy Services Assistant Northampton Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job description

41 weeks per year (Term Time + 2 weeks)

42.5 Hours per week from 8.00am to 5.00pm - Monday to Friday

An exciting opportunity for an efficient, well organised candidate to join the team at Northampton Academy has become available.

The purpose of the role is to assist in the positive achievement of the faculties through administrative expertise, departmental knowledge and organisational proficiency. The role also involves supporting the needs and everyday operations and administration of the Academy Services Team and the wider Academy.

The successful candidate will have excellent customer service and communication skills, both orally and on paper, work well under pressure and enjoy all aspects of organisational and administrative work. You will be well organised, flexible, reliable and discreet.

The successful applicant will have advanced skills in Excel, Word and Publication software and be willing to be trained on the school’s information management system (SIMS). Appropriate experience would be an asset but not essential.

Northampton Academy is a transformational school serving a diverse community. We were proud to be judged 'good' by Ofsted in all areas in February 2016. This is a great opportunity for someone intelligent, astute and ambitious to build on this foundation towards excellence.

We are part of United Learning, a unique group of independent and state schools working together to achieve the best in everyone. Our vision is to provide excellent education so that all young people are able to make a success of their lives and if we are to realise this vision, we need to make sure we attract, develop and reward the key ingredient – you. Being part of one of the leading school groups in the country, we offer unrivalled career development opportunities and support to ensure you achieve your ambitions.

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

Closing date: Monday 21st October 2019 at 12 noon.

Essential educational requirements

GCSE Grade C (or equivalent) in Maths and English

Essential qualifications

Competent IT Skills (Microsoft Office)

Essential skills and experience

Previous experience of working in an office administration role

Experience of working in a role that requires flexibility and self-management

Experience of working in a customer services environment

Experience of working in a busy and dynamic environment

Experience of using owne initiative and working to tight deadlines

About Northampton Academy

Wellingborough Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 8NH
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