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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    13 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£12.18 - £12.59 Hourly NJC5-7

Administration Assistant job summary

We are seeking to appoint an Administrative Assistant for a maternity cover, to provide welcoming and effective reception duties and office administrative support.

The main duties of the role are:

Provide reception service ensuring compliance with safeguarding procedures

Operate the school switchboard

Deal with day to day enquiries from students and staff

Provide administrative service for the senior leadership team and teaching staff

Provide administrative support for school events etc as required

Manage email correspondence for the JOG office email address

Manage reprographics requests from staff

Manage school post

Organisation and administration of school lettings

Any other duties which reasonably fall within the purview of the post

You would be part of a professional, effective and supportive office team.

Candidates should have good communication and computer skills, and a good general level of education including GCSE English and Maths, previous office/administrative experience, ability to work well as part of a team and use own initiative, ability to work under pressure, be discreet and have a mature and flexible approach. Previous experience in a school office would be an advantage but not essential.

The postholder will be contracted to work 32.5hrs/wk, Monday to Friday, term time only plus 3 inset days.

John O'Gaunt School is situated in the beautiful historic market town of Hungerford on the Berkshire/Wiltshire border and is very much at the heart of the community it serves. There are good road and rail links, with easy access to the M4 and a 10 minute walk from the station.

This is an exciting time to join John O’Gaunt, part of Excalibur Academies Trust and judged to be a 'Good' school by Ofsted. The school is unique and special and we say that we are a place with ‘big school ambition, small school care’. This means that we offer all the benefits and ambitions of larger schools, whilst offering the care and support that only a smaller community school like ours can. Our philosophy is secured on a bedrock of teamwork - evident across the whole school and the school truly has a family feel. Additionally, we offer;

Employee Assistance Programme

Career development opportunities within school and across the Trust

Strong Professional Development based on individual needs

Cycle to Work Scheme

Flexible Family Friendly Policies

Excalibur Academies Trust is growing, creating opportunities for ambitious, innovative and outward looking professionals with a desire to progress and develop. We never forget that the strength of our organisation is entirely dependent upon the quality of our people and that it is our responsibility to offer the best training, support and development for every member of staff. This starts from the moment you join with a comprehensive onboarding programme, management support and wide ranging CPD opportunities.

We reserve the right to appoint before the deadline if appropriate so early applications are encouraged.

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

EAT is an equal opportunities employer, proud to serve a diverse student/parent community. The Trust’s recruitment policy aims to ensure the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities, suitability for the position; to ensure all applicants are considered equally/consistently; ensure no applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethnic/ national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure the School meets its commitment to safeguarding/promoting the welfare of children/young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

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About John O'Gaunt School

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

John O'Gaunt School is an11-16 secondary school, situated in the beautiful historic market town of Hungerford on the Berkshire/Wiltshire border and is very much at the heart of the community it serves. There are good road and rail links, with easy access to the M4 and a 10 minute walk from the station.

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