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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    1 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,117.00 - £23,504.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Approx Salary £17,372

Administration Assistant (KEY025BC) job summary

About this role

Keyham Lodge School

Administration Assistant

Grade 5 Pay Point 7-8 (£23,117 - £23,504).

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year


Keyham Lodge School  are seeking to appoint a highly organised and motivated Administrator to work within or successful school team to provide confidential, effective, efficient and flexible administrative support to the school and wider community with minimal supervision.

Why choose Keyham Lodge?

It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We believe that emotional wellbeing is essential in developing positive behaviour and academic success. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  •         To monitor and maintain the school e-mail account on a daily basis, responding directly to routine enquiries, filtering marketing information and/or forwarding e-mails to the appropriate person.
  •         To check deliveries to the school against the delivery note / order, noting any discrepancies and reporting them to the supplier in a timely manner.
  •         To process routine documentation and check for completeness and errors, taking appropriate steps to resolve basic/routine issues and referring more complex queries to the appropriate person.

We are looking for someone who has:

  •           Level 2 qualifications in maths/numeracy and English/literacy OR able to demonstrate numeracy/literacy skills sufficient for the demands of the post.
  •           Experience of responding to members of the public in a working setting.
  •           Knowledge of child protection procedures.
  •          Ability to use standard office equipment and software

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.

What we offer:

  • Flexible working options
  • Support for continuous professional development in the role
  • Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning
  • Highly committed and motivated Team
  • A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
  • Free car parking
  • Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
  • Employee self-service portal.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme·      
  • Retail discounts
  • Dental support
  • Gym discount
  • Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
  • Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
  •   Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development
  •   A established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues

More about Discovery Schools Trust

Discovery Schools Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence are shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Please note that interviews for this position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application.

Safeguarding Statement: We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references

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About Keyham Lodge School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 16
School size
115 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16

School location

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