17 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    8 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, term time
35 hours per week
Contract type
Permanent
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19,312 to £19,698
Actual salary
£15,623 to 15,935 per annum

Job summary

  • Administration Assistant and Receptionist
    35 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
    Grade 3 Point 5 to 6
    £19,312 to £19,698 per annum FTE (actual £15,623 to £15,935 per annum)

    King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School with a diverse intake. It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart. At King Edward VII School we offer an excellent benefits package, including a pension, a cycle to work scheme, eye test vouchers and a cash plan including therapy benefits. We also offer a full employee assistance programme (EAP) along with access to a 24/7 virtual GP surgery.

    We have a vacancy for a confident, enthusiastic, suitably qualified and experienced Administration Assistant and Receptionist to provide high quality management at our Lower School site.

    The successful candidate will provide an efficient reception service for the School and be the first point of contact for students, parents and visitors at designated times. In addition, the postholder will be required to provide a full administrative service to the departments, including dealing with written and verbal enquiries, updating of manual and computerised records, assisting with the organisation of School trips and events and the preparation and distribution of resources to support departmental staff.

    The successful candidate will:


    • be dynamic, dedicated and enthusiastic

    • be very well organised and efficient

    • have a confident and professional manner

    • be a skilled ICT practitioner, with excellent Microsoft Excel skills

    • have very good interpersonal skills

    • have a strong organisational ability

      We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expect all staff to show this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete Disclosure and Barring Service declarations in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997. All applicants are required to read the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy incorporating Self-Harm and Online Safety.


    Applying for the job

    Only applications on the standard Sheffield LA application form will be considered. Write a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4, in font size no smaller than twelve) stating:

    1. Why you are applying for the post
    2. How your experience so far has prepared you for the post.

    For further information, please contact Tom Hall at recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk
    Closing date: Friday 1st October 2021 – 12noon
    Interview date: Friday 8th October 2021

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    Supporting documents

    If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

    School overview

    School type
    Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
    Secondary
    School size
    1721 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18
    Contact phone number
    0114 229 6560

    About King Edward VII School

    King Edward VII School is a thriving, over-subscribed School with a diverse intake. It is a stimulating place in which to work, offering many opportunities to students and staff alike. The School enjoys an excellent reputation and sees the calibre of its staff as a key strength. King Edward VII School has two sites within the S10 area, approximately 1.5 miles apart.

    Arranging a visit to King Edward VII School

    Please contact Tom Hall - HR & Cover Manager on 0114 229 6560 or email recruitment@kes.sheffield.sch.uk

    School location

    Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2PW

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