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  • Start date details

    As soon as all pre-employment checks are complete

  • Closing date

    2 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Administration, HR, data and finance

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: working 35 hours per week, all year round.

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

23,114

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job overview

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a competent and organised Admin Assistant to join our fantastic team at Chorlton High School.

This is a Grade 3 post, working 35 hours per week, all year round. The salary is £23,114.

Main purpose of the job

Under the direction of the School Administrator, provide an efficient, responsive and high quality administrative and financial support to the school.

Key duties

  • To receive visitors to the school and to communicate with courtesy and clarity to all staff, pupils, parents, carers, visitors, outside agencies and the wider community, including answering general telephone and face to face enquiries.
  • To assist with pupil first aid and welfare duties, including looking after sick pupils and liaising with parents and staff etc.
  • To undertake clerical and administrative support duties on behalf of individual members of staff in relation to the organisation of school activities.
  • To provide general clerical, reprographics and administrative support, for example, photocopying, filing, faxing, completing standard forms and returns to the LA and outside agencies and responding to routine correspondence.

Key relationships

The post holder will report to the School Administrator. Apart from other colleagues in the school, the main contacts of the job are the head teacher, teaching and other support staff, pupils and parents.


What the school offers its staff

What the school offers it’s staff:

Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do. All schools in the Trust have signed up to the education staff wellbeing charter as a declaration of support to the wellbeing and mental health of everyone that works at Prospere Learning Trust.

Prospere Learning Trust offers a variety of employee benefits, including;

  • a commitment to continuous professional development for all colleagues
  • membership of Bupa Level 1 Health Plan which allows employees to claim money back for a range of health expenses such as prescriptions and dental treatments
  • access to counselling, financial, legal and personal advice provided through either our free Bupa or Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including confidential 24-hour support
  • access to Cyclescheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) contributions and Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS) contributions
  • We’re happy to talk flexible working where possible to help employees achieve a healthy work life balance.

Further details about the role:

Applying to work for us

Please note that guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks including receipt of satisfactory references.Whilst we offer flexibility where possible, we acknowledge that certain roles require a specific environment or on-site presence to meet operational requirements.

Safeguarding Children

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Equality Statement

At Prospere Learning Trust we are committed to creating a community of belonging. This means we continually celebrate the diverse communities within our schools and the communities we serve. As an equal opportunity and disability confident employer, we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Chorlton High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1503 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Chorlton High School is a rapidly developing, diverse and innovative academy with an excellent academic record. We are a mixed, multi-cultural and multi-faith school catering for students aged 11-16 and are proud to be at the heart of our local community with strong, effective links with local Primary Schools, Sixth Form providers, Further Education colleges and local businesses. Our Ofsted reports (2011, 2016, 2021) highlight many ‘Outstanding’ features along with the school’s resolute focus on nurturing, supporting and inspiring all of its students.

Chorlton High School is a special place. We strive to ensure that all students, at every age and ability level, have an excellent foundation for future success in all aspects of their lives.

Facilities in all curriculum areas are outstanding this enables students to access learning experiences of the highest quality on a daily basis. Chorlton High School's talented, dedicated and diligent team of staff, who make creativity, happiness and success central to every student’s daily experience.

The school’s academic transformation and upward trajectory is a credit to the relentless commitment of students, parents and staff. We work closely with students at an individual level to ensure the fulfilment of their academic potential whilst providing rich and diverse cultural and social experiences. We are proud of our students, past and present, who leave us as well-rounded, confident and respectful citizens.

Excellent teaching and learning is at the heart of all that we do. Our ambitious, imaginative and cutting edge practice provides exemplary experiences and outcomes for our students. As a designated Teaching School we share our innovative strategies regularly across the city, region and in the national arena to promote achievement and excellence for all. Chorlton High School is rapidly gaining recognition as a centre of educational excellence both locally and nationally.

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